Malaysian Church News

  • Elect: Jesus has called and chosen you

    Mar 21, 2014

    The Rite of Election Mass for 263 catechumens from the three Deaneries of the Diocese of Penang was celebrated by the Bishop of Penang, Rt Rev Bishop Sebastian Francis during the weekend of Mar 8 and 9 which was also the First Sunday of Lent.

  • On Easter day, 665 Elect will be baptised in KL

    Mar 21, 2014

    The Rite of Election for the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur was held on the First Sunday of Lent, Feb 9 at the Church of the Holy Family (HFK).

  • What significance does the desert have in our lives?

    Mar 21, 2014

    he desert definitely infringes upon the land and life of the Jews. A small land by any standards, it is surrounded on the east and south by desert, as well as some areas within the country which are considered desert.

  • KL Archdiocese’s Lenten Campaign Touching the Wounds of Christ

    Mar 21, 2014

    This year’s theme for the 2014 Lenten Campaign for the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur is Touching the Wounds of Christ.

  • Justice not seen to be served in Sodomy II

    Mar 14, 2014

    The Malaysian Bar is deeply troubled by the conviction and sentence to five years’ imprisonment of PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim by the Court of Appeal, for what was essentially consensual sex between two adults.

  • Keeping the water splashing festival of ‘Intrudo’ alive

    Mar 14, 2014

    Children, youths and adults residing at the Portuguese Settlement enthusiastically observed the water splashing and drenching festival of Intrudo with much gusto on March 2, a tradition kept by the community on the Sunday preceding Ash Wednesday.

  • Malaysian receives knighthood from Pope

    Mar 14, 2014

    The Holy Father recently conferred the title "Knight of St. Sylvester" on a Malaysian for his contributions to social communication on Feb 27.

  • Court reserves judgement on HERALD’s leave application

    Mar 14, 2014

    The Federal Court has reserved judgment on the Catholic Church’s leave application to appeal against the ruling by the Court of Appeal which affirmed that the Home Minister was right to ban the use of the word Allah in a weekly publication.

  • Thousands throng Klang to celebrate Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

    Mar 14, 2014

    The annual feast of Our Lady of Lourdes was celebrated meaningfully and solemnly at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) with daily Novena and Mass Feb 6 -16.

  • Lenten calendars to help to live Lent

    Mar 14, 2014

    To help enhance the individual’s Lenten experience, the Parish Liturgical Team from the Church of the Divine Mercy prepared and distributed Lenten calendars to all parishioners during the weekend Masses on Mar 1 and 2.