Malaysian Church News

  • My experience at the Extraordinary Synod 2014

    Nov 21, 2014

    The journeying together (which the word “Synod” means) of the Bishops as shepherds of their respective Catholic communities with Pope Francis was, for me, a profound experience of the universal Church as a pilgrim people.

  • Maintaining the 1Malaysia spirit

    Nov 21, 2014

    Malaysians generally use festive seasons to strengthen inter-racial and inter-religious harmony. Likewise, the young pupils enrolled at the Sacred Heart Kindergarten (SHK) Banda Hilir have maintained cordial bonds and friendships throughout the learning years in their mixed enrolment.

  • Visiting the chapel in Sg Batu

    Nov 21, 2014

    A group of 65 parishioners of Our Lady of Good Health visited the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, Sungai Batu, Bedong, Kedah on Nov 8, together with their Parish Administrator, Fr Arulnathan Joseph.

  • Joy as 50 receive Christ for the first time

    Nov 21, 2014

    As the Universal Church celebrated the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, 50 children joyfully received the Holy Eucharist for the very first time, at the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHC) on Nov 8, during the Sunset Mass.

  • St Jude’s Feast attracts 30,000

    Nov 21, 2014

    Over the years, the number of pilgrims converging for the annual feast of St Jude (CSJ) in Rawang has increased. This year, the feast day celebrations from Oct 17-28 attracted about 30,000, some coming from as far as Australia and Singapore.

  • CDM Penang holds first Parish Assembly

    Nov 21, 2014

    It was “Church Report Card day” at the Church of the Divine Mercy (CDM) Penang. A total of 151 parishioners stayed back after the 9.00am Mass on November 9 to hear the progress their church had made since it was established a year ago.

  • Combined parish family day a success

    Nov 21, 2014

    The parishes of St Peter and St Francis Xavier held a sucessful combined Parish Family Day themed One Family: One Church, at the Portuguese Settlement Canossian Convent on Sunday, November 9.

  • Shah Alam Churches organise Christian Unity Service

    Nov 21, 2014

    Fourteen denominational churches came together for a Christian Unity Service on Nov 6 at the Kota Permai Golf & Country Club. The service was organized by the Shah Alam Christian Fellowship (SACF), attended by about 500 people.

  • Ministering to Ebola Patients

    Nov 21, 2014

    According to the Code of Canon Law we read: “Canon 1000 §1. The anointings with the words, order, and manner prescribed in the liturgical books are to be performed carefully.

  • Recollection for Bible Knowledge Teachers

    Nov 21, 2014

    The Kuala Lumpur Archdiocese Bible Apostolate is organising a Recollection for Bible Knowledge teachers with the aim of praying, as well as discussing ways to increase the number of BK students in the archdiocese. Archbishop Julian Leow will also be present.