Malaysian Church News

  • Parish sourcing for relics

    Mar 21, 2014

    A state of excitement resounded through the Church of the Divine Mercy when parish priest, Fr Martin Arlando made a special announcement during Mass on Sunday March 9.

  • The Five ‘C’s for Lent

    Mar 21, 2014

    During the season of Lent, we, the faithful are reminded to lead a life that Jesus asks of us, which He affirms in Matt 25:40.

  • CDM kickstarts Lenten Campaign

    Mar 21, 2014

    There were sympathetic glances at the young boy in a wheelchair at the Sunday morning Mass on March 9 at the Church of Divine Mercy (CDM).

  • Ninety-five at Rite of Election at SFX, Melaka

    Mar 21, 2014

    Ninety-five catechumens from the Northern Johor and Melaka District parishes of St Peter, St Andrew, St Mary, St Phillip and St Francis Xavier, together with their respective godparents, sponsors and catechists gathered at Banda Kaba’s St Francis Xavier’s Church on Sunday March 9, for the ceremony of the Rite of Election.

  • Elect to enter a period of intense preparation for the Sacraments

    Mar 21, 2014

    In South Johor parishes 171 catechumens coming from seven parishes, together with their godparents, sponsors and catechists, packed the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on Saturday afternoon, March 8, for the Rite of Election.

  • 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.