Malaysian Church News

  • Bishop Simon Poh shares his thoughts about Episcopal Ordination

    Oct 08, 2015

    Reflecting on my faith journey, I realise that St Joseph’s School was where my faith was planted, nurtured, grew and matured. In gratitude to my Alma Mater, as “a son of St Joseph who is responding to God’s call,” I am using the profile of the School Badge in my episcopal Coat of Arms.

  • Msgr Simon Poh ordained as Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of Kuching

    Oct 08, 2015

    More than 5,000 Catholics, from the Archdiocese of Kuching and other parts of Malaysia, celebrated the ordination ceremony of Auxiliary Bishop Simon Poh Hoon Seng, 52, on Sept 24 at Stadium Perpaduan.

  • Episcopal Coat of Arms

    Oct 08, 2015

    The scriptural text are the words of the apostle Peter, who is my Patron Saint. In these verses, he speaks to me as a brother bishop and also to those who will be ministering with me. In all that we do, we offer with humble and grateful heart to our God, “to Him be the glory and power forever and ever.”

  • Profile of the Archdiocese of Kuching in brief

    Oct 08, 2015

    The Diocese of Kuching was erected as the Apostolic Prefecture of Sarawak by Pope Pius XI on February 5, 1927. On February 14, 1952, it was promoted to Apostolic Vicariate of Kuching by Pope Pius XII. Elevated to the rank of a metropolitan archdiocese by Pope Paul VI on 31 May 1976, with the suffragan sees of Miri and Sibu.

  • Church without frontiers — celebrating Migrant Sunday

    Oct 07, 2015

    Around 200 migrants, refugees and displaced persons celebrated Migrant Sunday at the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Brickfields, with the theme Church without frontiers, Mother to All, on Sunday, Sept 27 at the 10.30am Mass.

  • Go MAD carnival at Visitation Church

    Oct 07, 2015

    The Go Make A Difference Carnival 2015 is set to make a debut at the Church of Visitation on Oct 14 from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

  • Church in Cheras honours the elderly

    Oct 07, 2015

    How does a parish show appreciation for the elderly in its community? There are countless ways. The Church of St Francis of Assisi (SFA) decided to make Sunday, Sept 27, a special day for them.

  • God renews the world through us

    Oct 07, 2015

    The parish feast of the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer was celebrated from Sept 11 to Sept 20, the main theme being God Renews The World Through Us.

  • Family Day for Filipino community

    Oct 07, 2015

    The Filipino Pastoral Committee (FPC) from the Holy Trinity Parish organized a Family Day Sept 16. More than 300 members of the Filipino community participated in the event.

  • New statue of St Pio and relic at Church of St Francis of Assisi

    Oct 07, 2015

    Many gathered at the Church of St Francis of Assisi (SFA) on Sept 23 to celebrate the feastday of St Pio of Pietrelcina, the Capuchin priest who bore the wounds of Christ.