Malaysian Church News

  • Religion is no barrier to love

    May 21, 2015

    An ordination to serve God is an honour, and that was what Fr Abel Madisang felt, especially when he was surrounded by his loved ones.

  • Melaka, where it all began

    May 21, 2015

    It was in Melaka that the first Malayan Canossian religious community was established in early 1905.

  • Malaysian Canossian sisters have been here for 110 years!

    May 21, 2015

    It was in Melaka that the Malaysian Canossian Daughters of Charity ministry, or fondly known as the Canossian Sisters, was first established in 1905.

  • God has never ceased to love us

    May 21, 2015

    More than 1,000 parishioners assembled at Holy Trinity Church to celebrate the parish level Harvest Festival’s Thanksgiving Mass on May 10.

  • Why so much opposition on Pope’s forthcoming encyclical on environment?

    May 21, 2015

    Not long after St John XXIII’s social encyclical Mater et Magistra made its appearance in 1961, a wisecrack began making the rounds among Catholics who’d taken umbrage: Mater, si; magistra, no — mother, yes; teacher, no.

  • Fr Connors retires, leaves for Ireland

    May 21, 2015

    After serving for 52 years in Sarawak, a place he called the land of eternal summer, Mill Hill priest Fr Thomas Connors (pic) finally said goodbye for good.

  • Region submits responses to lineamenta on the family

    May 15, 2015

    The responses from all 11 Dioceses were complied by the Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu and then sent to the Vatican by April 15, 2015

  • Full participation for Regional Family Life Commission meeting

    May 15, 2015

    The second meeting of the Episcopal Regional Commission for Family Life (ERCFL) was held recently at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre April 27 to 30.

  • Klebang BEC celebrates 31 years of service

    May 15, 2015

    The Klebang Basic Ecclesial Community (BEC), under the purview of the Gajah Berang parish of St Theresa’s, regarded as one of the pioneers in Melaka, commemorated its 31st anniversary with an Eucharistic Celebration and pot-luck fellowship at the home of Theresa Scully in Taman Anggerik.

  • The Church in T’ganu

    May 15, 2015

    The parish priest of the Catholic Mission Terengganu, Fr Phillips Muthu, gave a short talk on St Philip Minh to 36 pilgrims from the Cathedral of St John at the Chapel of St Philip Minh on May 1.