Malaysian Church News

  • Religious need to be seen as praying

    Feb 13, 2015

    Archbishop Julian Leow, in his speech after Mass at the celebration of World Day for Consecrated Life, said that this is the first time many different religious congregations have gathered together.

  • The liturgical vestments the priest wears

    Feb 13, 2015

    The liturgical vestments worn at Mass have evolved over time. Nevertheless, since the earliest days of the Church, liturgical vestments have been worn by priests for the celebration of the Mass.

  • Many experience renewal at Prodigal Son retreat

    Feb 13, 2015

    One hundred and eighteen Catholics from all over Ipoh experienced great joy and spiritual renewal in their Catholic faith through the Prodigal Son retreat at St Michael’s Church over the weekend of Jan 31-Feb 1.

  • KL Archdiocese’s 2015 Lenten Campaign

    Feb 13, 2015

    The Lenten Campaign is a faith-based programme of the Church aimed at actively encouraging the faithful to be fully immersed in the three key practices of prayer (Mt. 6:6), fasting (Mt. 6:17) and almsgiving (Mt. 6:2) during the annual observance of Lent.

  • Cops probing claim of student tricked into Islam

    Feb 13, 2015

    Authorities here are investigating the alleged “islamisation” of a Christian student in SMK Kinarut near here by the school hostel’s warden.

  • Clergy discuss challenges facing the country in CAPA

    Feb 06, 2015

    The current challenges facing the social landscape in our country calls for involvement from all strata of society, and this was among the topics of discussion during the Clergy Annual Pastoral Assembly (CAPA) held from 20 to 22 January.

  • St Michael’s Ponggal festival

    Feb 06, 2015

    St Michael's Church (SMC) Indian Community celebrated the Harvest festival Ponggal on Jan 25 by preparing a special breakfast for the parishioners.

  • Golden jubilee celebration at SPH

    Feb 06, 2015

    This year, the feast of St Paul the Hermit was celebrated from Jan 9 to Jan 18, on a grand scale at the Church of St Paul the Hermit (SPH) as the parish turned 50.

  • Coming together as one to help the needy

    Feb 06, 2015

    The monsoon which hit the East Coast states of Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang in December and January caused the worst flooding to hit our country in decades.

  • IJ Sisters visit Infant Jesus Convent in Melaka

    Feb 06, 2015

    It was a memorable occasion for 21 excited Infant Jesus Sisters from Japan, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia when they took a trip to Melaka to experience the neighbourhood and streets where Mother St Mathilde Raclot, the foundress of the IJ missions in the East, lived and walked.