Malaysian Church News

  • Family, parish involvement, WYD all led Deacon Joachim to the priesthood

    Mar 12, 2015

    Joachim Robert, who will be ordained priest on March 19, is the second child among eight siblings of a strong faith-driven family.

  • Retreat for PDST members

    Mar 12, 2015

    Are we God’s People or Frozen People? Are we tasty in the community or tasteless? Am I leaning on God or on my own walls of understanding? Am I rejoicing or am I a sour puss? These were the many questions of Retreat Master, Fr Gerard Theraviam’s to the members of the Penang Diocese Service Team during the retreat held at Stella Maris from Feb 7-8.

  • Celebrating Pope Francis’ second anniversary

    Mar 12, 2015

    Pope Francis was elected as the Bishop of Rome on March 13, 2013 and he was installed as Pope on March 19. 2013.

  • The Elect are urged to be followers of Christ

    Mar 12, 2015

    This Easter Vigil, the Church in South Johor will welcome 133 new Catholic adults into its fold.

  • In KL, the 591 Elect reminded to remain steadfast

    Mar 12, 2015

    “Today, as Christians, we may be kidnapped, murdered or tortured, just like our brethren in the Middle East but we remain faithful and trust in God who is present among us.

  • Eighty-five new Catholics in Melaka & Muar

    Mar 12, 2015

    A total of 85 candidates from the districts of Melaka and Muar jointly journeyed through the Rite of Election ceremony hosted by St Mary’s parish on February 2, the Second Sunday in Lent.

  • Liturgical Norms during the Time of Lent

    Mar 12, 2015

    In some parishes, instrumental music is used at certain points during Mass. A passage will be played on an organ or on another instrument or instruments, even though nobody is singing.

  • Catholic legal fraternity told: Practise law with mercy and love

    Mar 12, 2015

    The Catholic legal fraternity of Sabah has been reminded to practise their profession with mercy and love during the fourth annual Red Mass celebrated by Archbishop John Wong, concelebrated with parish rector, Rev Fr Cosmas Lee, at the chapel of St Simon’s Catholic Church, Likas on Feb 14.

  • The ‘non-Bumis’ in our lives

    Mar 06, 2015

    Sometime in late 1998, Father Lawrence Andrew, the editor of Catholic weekly Herald, was called in to substitute the parish priest for the Sunday morning mass at the Church of Our Lady of Fatima in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur.

  • Chinese Bible Association gathers to make Scripture the heart of Church’s life

    Mar 05, 2015

    The United Chinese Catholic Biblical Association held its tenth World Chinese Biblical Congress last month in Taiwan, drawing participants from 18 countries to reflect on Scripture and its place in the new evangelization.