Malaysian Church News

  • Daughters of St Paul celebrate 50 years in Malaysia

    Apr 06, 2015

    The Solemnity of St Joseph on March 19, 2015 was a meaningful day for the Daughters of St Paul (FSP) in Malaysia as they celebrated the Golden Jubilee of their establishment in the country.

  • Health Awareness talk for women held at NBVM

    Apr 06, 2015

    In conjunction with International Women’s Day, the Family Life Ministry of the parish of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (NBVM), organised a Pap-smear and Self-breast Examination (BSE) cum talk as well as a Natural Fertility Awareness exhibition for parishioners on Sunday, March 15.

  • Bishop Paul Tan resigns

    Apr 06, 2015

    This year the Universal Church celebrates Easter on April 5. It is also the 75th birthday of Bishop Paul Tan SJ and is also the day he leaves his office as Bishop.

  • Rejoice, the Lord is Risen - Alleluia!

    Apr 06, 2015

    As we celebrate our new life in the Resurrection of our Lord, we have some sharings from those who have been baptised during the Easter Vigil.

  • In which Bethlehem was Jesus born?

    Apr 06, 2015

    Prior to the Israelite monarchy, Bethlehem was the home of the Levites who acted as priests in Ephraim for Micah. It was Micah who predicted Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem. Bethlehem was destroyed in the second century.

  • Caring for others is important too

    Apr 06, 2015

    Fr Andrew Kooi gave a short Lenten Reflection on Fasting and Abstinence to 44 Catholics from Kuala Lumpur on Mar 21 at the Church of the Sacred Heart.

  • Formation for WWME presenting couples

    Apr 06, 2015

    Leaders of Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) conducted formation and workshops for the Malaysian Presenting Team couples and priests at the WWME National Team Convention 2015 on 21- 22 March at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi Formation Centre.

  • Praying for Pope Francis

    Mar 26, 2015

    Some 2,800 Catholics from far and near came to celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of St John on Sunday, Mar 15 to mark the second anniversary of the Pontificate of His Holiness, Pope Francis.

  • Celebrating fifty years as a priest

    Mar 26, 2015

    Family members of Msgr Anthony Thomas, friends, acquaintances and former parishioners filled the chapel’s pews at the St Francis Xavier Home for the Elderly on Mar 17, to celebrate his Sacerdotal Golden Jubilee as a priest in the Kuala Lumpur Archdiocese.

  • Two ordained as priests in Penang Diocese

    Mar 26, 2015

    “Priesthood is not the end. It is the means. The end is only God, and communion with God the Father, Son and Spirit, communion with humankind and with creation.”