Malaysian Church News

  • Malaysia’s Abrahamic moment

    Jul 24, 2014

    There is a famous anecdote in the Quran that tells of a man in search of his existential Master. He began his quest for answers by questioning his society’s traditional practices of idol worship.

  • Getting to know Archbishop-elect Julian Leow

    Jul 24, 2014

    His Holiness Pope Francis appointed Fr Julian Leow Beng Kim, aged 50, as the new Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur Archdiocese. This news was announced simultaneously on Thursday, July 3 at the Vatican and at the Archdiocesan Office.

  • SFI’s Chapel, a fine heritage

    Jul 24, 2014

    After some years of existence, things that surround us begin to be taken for granted and much that should be remembered is quietly forgotten. Such is the case of the beautiful St. Francis Institution (SFI) Chapel.

  • New Deacon Louis Chin Soon Teck ordained at Johor Bahru

    Jul 24, 2014

    Louis Chin Soon Teck, 55, from the Congregation of St John the Baptist, was ordained a deacon at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, July 6 by Bishop Paul Tan Chee Ing, SJ.

  • Holy Land at your doorstep

    Jul 24, 2014

    In conjunction with Bible Sunday on July 13, Holy Trinity Parish held a parish- level biblical event called “ A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.”

  • The Naming of the Bishop in the Eucharistic Prayer

    Jul 24, 2014

    When a diocesan bishop resigns or is transferred to another see, an administrator is normally named if there is to be an interregnum before a new bishop is appointed.

  • A new hall for St Martin, Telupid

    Jul 24, 2014

    Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom signed the contract for the construction of the proposed St Martin’s Pastoral Centre on July 12. Sunny Ng signed on behalf of Syarikat Lintas Permai Enterprise of Sandakan, the successful bidder for the contract.

  • Muar parish embarks on interfaith goodwill visits

    Jul 24, 2014

    St Andrew’s parish embarked on a novel inter-faith programme when a 30-strong mixed group of parishioners, led by Fr Cyril Mannayagam.

  • New office bearers for MSBCBC

    Jul 17, 2014

    The 94th Plenary Session of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (MSBCBC) took place at Majodi Centre, Plentong, from July 7 – 11.

  • Celebrating the Feast of St Thomas in Kuantan

    Jul 17, 2014

    The parishioners of St Thomas Church recently celebrated their parish Feastday with a Novena Mass from Monday June 30 till Sunday July 8. The main preacher was Fr Joseph Stephen, CSsR from Ipoh.