Malaysian Church News

  • Legionaries, the powerhouse of a parish

    May 28, 2015

    On April 23, after the Thursday evening Mass, the legionaries of the Chapel of Christ the King (both English and Tamil praesidiums) held a special gathering together with Parish Priest, Fr Albert Arokiasamy. Fr Albet, who has been the praesidium’s Spiritual Director, shared that he would be leaving the parish soon.

  • CDM celebrates Mass for Women

    May 28, 2015

    “Have you ever been in love?” asked Fr Martin Arlando, parish priest of the Church of the Divine Mercy (CDM), at the beginning of his homily during a Mass for Women on May 8.

  • Sabah Churches letter to Tan Sri Joseph Kurup on SOP

    May 28, 2015

    It has always been viewed by us as God’s Grace, that many Muslims and Christians have come to share ‘Allah,’ the Arabic word for God, in our worship.

  • Formation on Scripture in Bahasa Malaysia

    May 28, 2015

    Some 40 Catechists and parishioners of the Bahasa Malaysia speaking group from Sitiawan, Tanjong Malim, Kuala Kangsar, Kampar and Ipoh converged at the YMCA, Ipoh for a one-and-half day of formation on Scripture conducted by the Penang Diocesan Catechetical Council (PDCC).

  • Myanmar Bishop visits Myanmarese in Klang Valley

    May 28, 2015

    On May 19, the Bishop of Kalay Diocese in Myanmar, Bishop Felix Lian Khen Thang, together with two other priests, Fr Robert Kam Khua Hau and Fr Martin Dal Do, visited the Church of St Joseph to meet with the Myanmar Zomi Catholic Community in the Klang Valley.

  • New centre for SNLC

    May 28, 2015

    Archbishop Julian Leow of Kuala Lumpur officiated at the opening of the new premises of the Special Needs Learning Centre (SNLC) in Section 4, Petaling Jaya on April 30.

  • Priests’ transfers in the KL Archdiocese

    May 26, 2015

    I feel it is only proper for me to address you as Shepherd of the Archdiocese as we undergo a major reshuffle of Priests on June 1, 2015.

  • As Malaysia rescues migrants, Indonesian activist slams ASEAN for failing them

    May 22, 2015

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Malaysian has announced that his country would conduct search and rescue missions for Rohingya migrant boats in the Andaman Sea. Humanitarian aid would also be delivered by land and sea, he added.

  • Migrant crisis: Kuala Lumpur joins Jakarta in push backs

    May 21, 2015

    Following in the footsteps of Indonesia, Kuala Lumpur will also adopt the push-back policy towards irregular migrants - Bangladesh workers and Rohingya refugees, a Muslim minority persecuted in Myanmar - caught in territorial waters.

  • Expansion of Cathedral’s old parish hall underway

    May 21, 2015

    After years of planning, the Ground Breaking ceremony for the expansion of the old parish hall of St John’s Cathedral finally took place on May 10, witnessed by some 300 parishioners and worshippers, including the parish lay leaders.