Malaysian Church News

  • Lawyers retreat in Kuching

    Sep 25, 2014

    The Catholic Lawyers’ Society (CLS) held its annual retreat in Kuching from Aug 29 to Sept 1. The venue was the peaceful setting of the Home for Retired Priests situated in a suburb of Kuching.

  • Courtesy call

    Sep 25, 2014

    The Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia His Excellency Shri T.S. Tirumurti paid a courtesy call on Bishop-Elect Julian Leow and Archbishop Emeritus Murphy Pakiam on Monday, September 15 at their residence.

  • Penang Diocese holds session on Morality

    Sep 25, 2014

    Fifty-five participants from 11 parishes in the diocese of Penang — Kedah, Perlis, Perak and Penang attended a one-and-a half-day session on Morality conducted by Fr Dr Clarence Devadass at Domus St Anne.

  • Immaculate Conception Church’s Family Day

    Sep 25, 2014

    More than 1,000 parishioners, guests and volunteers walked through the gates of the Convent Pulau Tikus Secondary School after morning Mass on Sunday August 31 where fluttering banners with the slogan “We are Family” greeted them. The “Family Day” of the Church of the Immaculate Conception took off to a good start.

  • Double celebration at St Paul’s Church

    Sep 25, 2014

    Some 800 parishioners, both local and foreign, gathered at St Paul’s Church, on Sunday, August 31 to celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day (August 17) and Malaysia’s Hari Merdeka (August 31).

  • Taiping Catholic Church on mission

    Sep 25, 2014

    Taiping Catholic Church (TCC) launched their Mission Months during the sunset Mass on Sept 6. Parish Priest Fr Jude Miranda announced: “Today is a very special day for the Taiping Catholic Church, not because of my ordination anniversary or the Mooncake festival but because TCC is launching the Mission Months.

  • Parish Children’s Day at OLOL

    Sep 25, 2014

    The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes celebrated ‘Parish Children’s Day’ after the 8.00am Mass on Aug 18. This event, with the theme Children Are Specially Chosen By God, was organized by the Parish Catechetical Team.

  • A pilgrimage to Kuching

    Sep 25, 2014

    Thirty-eight pilgrims from the Church of the Immaculate Conception went on a pilgrimage to Mt Singai in Sarawak.

  • A revolutionary way of worship in Malim

    Sep 25, 2014

    “A revolutionary manner of worship” is how three Singaporean Catholic pilgrims described their coming to the Chapel of Santa Cruz at Malim when commemorating the Triumph of the Cross celebration or Exaltatio Crucis (Exaltation of the Cross in Latin) observed on September 14.

  • Were the 20 couples married by Pope Francis legitimate?

    Sep 25, 2014

    Pope Francis’ witnessing of marriages between Catholics who cohabited or who have had annulments is not a change, but is part of the Church’s effort to bring people to Jesus Christ, said two experts on Christian marriage.