Malaysian Church News

  • The Eighth Catholic Women of East Malaysia Conference

    Sep 18, 2014

    Two hundred and ninety-seven participants attended the Eighth Catholic Women of East Malaysia Conference themed Women of God, aimed at raising awareness among Catholic women of their womanhood.

  • Mary is open to anyone who needs help

    Sep 18, 2014

    Many came to the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Aug 23 and 24 to celebrate the parish feastday which culminated in a candlelight procession around Mentakab town on Aug 23 in honour of Our Lady.

  • Love is the foundation of Christian life

    Sep 18, 2014

    Hundreds thronged the Chapel of Our Lady of Good Health for the Triduum to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Good Health, from Sept 4 till 7.

  • Courtesy call on Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom

    Sep 18, 2014

    Fr Cruzito Manding, CSsR the Provincial Superior of the Redemptorist Province of Cebu, Philippines, his confrere Fr Eliodoro Reteracion, Fr Sebastianus Ani Datu, CSsR the Provincial Superior of Indonesia and his companion, Fr Bartolomeus paid a courtesy call on Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom, on September 5 at the Diocesan Pastoral Centre.

  • Making prayer an integral part on your life

    Sep 18, 2014

    The formation team of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit organised an eight-week programme Oremus (Let Us Pray) — A Guide to Catholic Prayer for its parishioners.

  • Which should be my priority: morality or family harmony?

    Sep 18, 2014

    My siblings and I were raised in a good Catholic home but now, as adults, we no longer all share the same moral code — some follow authentic Catholic Church doctrine while others rationalize that their immoral lifestyles are actually moral.

  • Interfaith walkathon on Merdeka

    Sep 18, 2014

    Nearly 1,000 Malaysians turned up bright and early on Merdeka morning to celebrate both our independence and our unity.

  • Tracing the beginnings of the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

    Sep 12, 2014

    The first Catholic priests landed in Malacca in 1511 as military chaplains to the Portuguese. Malacca in its new role became a stop-over for the thousands of missionaries who spread the faith to South and Far East Asia.

  • Formation of Malaysia, were the promises kept?

    Sep 12, 2014

    “We thank God that we are here together to celebrate the 51st anniversary of the establishment of our country this year. We also thank God for his continuous protection in spite of living in an environment of fear within a multi-cultural and multi-religious community.”

  • How much would I have to pay you to say ‘Melayu bodoh’? Or ‘Cina pendatang’? Or ‘India pemabuk’?

    Sep 11, 2014

    Advertising agency Naga DDB pitched the idea for a Merdeka Day advertisement, but the client went with another idea in the end.