Malaysian Church News

  • Celebrating a hundred years of life

    Nov 21, 2014

    November 6 was an auspicious day for Canossian Sister Bertilia Lim as she celebrated her 100th birthday in the joyful company of the Sisters, staff and volunteers at Miriam Home in Kluang, Johor.

  • Ending the Bible grab with no apologies, but a warning

    Nov 20, 2014

    The Bibles that were seized by the Selangor Islamic Department (Jais) from The Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) on January 2 were returned to Christians in Sarawak today through the Association of Churches in Sarawak (ACS), in a ceremony at the Selangor palace in Shah Alam.

  • Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail: Ban on Allah in Herald a matter of national security

    Nov 19, 2014

    The Home Minister's ban on the word Allah in the Bahasa Malaysia section of Catholic publication, Herald, was premised on national security as it raises sensitive religious issues, Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail said.

  • Consecrated People as Godparents

    Nov 14, 2014

    There was a general restriction on priests, religious and other consecrated souls acting as godparents that stemmed from the 1917 Code of Canon Law.

  • Parishioners commit to mission

    Nov 14, 2014

    The greatest moment has arrived — the moment that Jesus has been waiting for, to send His disciples, on a mission. No one was excluded.

  • More than 230 attend faith formation

    Nov 14, 2014

    More than 230 participants attended a two day Faith Formation on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, initiated by parish priest, Fr Michael Sia.

  • Bro Matthew Liew celebrates his 80th Birthday

    Nov 14, 2014

    La Salle Brother Matthew Liew celebrated his 80th birthday recently with the launch of his personal memoirs, Celebrating Life.

  • BEC core team — ‘A Journey of Prayer and Joy’

    Nov 14, 2014

    The BEC core teams of St Theresa’s Parish, Melaka organized an outing to Cameron Highlands from Oct 10 to 12. Three formation sessions were added as part of the outing. Our theme was A journey of Prayer and Joy.

  • The International Pastoral Care Week at Assunta Hospital

    Nov 14, 2014

    The International Pastoral Care Week at Assunta Hospital culminated in a beautiful presentation of lights and love at a Mass celebrated by His Grace, Archbishop Julian Leow on Oct 21 at Tun Tan Cheng Lock College of Nursing.

  • First Holy Communion Celebrated at CDM Penang

    Nov 14, 2014

    They were given four years of faith instruction, a camp to prepare them and a day of preparation to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation before the big celebration of First Holy Communion on October 12.