Malaysian Church News

  • Bro Ambrose's 70th anniversary celebration

    Feb 13, 2015

    It was an occasion of double rejoicing, with Bro Ambrose Loke and the St Francis Institution alumni — in particular the Class of 1976 —taking the spotlight.

  • Consecrated life is a gift from God

    Feb 13, 2015

    “World Day for Consecrated Life, celebrated for the first time in 1997 by Pope John Paul II is, first and foremost, a day for us to give thanks to God for the gift of this particular vocation.

  • Religious need to be seen as praying

    Feb 13, 2015

    Archbishop Julian Leow, in his speech after Mass at the celebration of World Day for Consecrated Life, said that this is the first time many different religious congregations have gathered together.

  • The liturgical vestments the priest wears

    Feb 13, 2015

    The liturgical vestments worn at Mass have evolved over time. Nevertheless, since the earliest days of the Church, liturgical vestments have been worn by priests for the celebration of the Mass.

  • Many experience renewal at Prodigal Son retreat

    Feb 13, 2015

    One hundred and eighteen Catholics from all over Ipoh experienced great joy and spiritual renewal in their Catholic faith through the Prodigal Son retreat at St Michael’s Church over the weekend of Jan 31-Feb 1.

  • KL Archdiocese’s 2015 Lenten Campaign

    Feb 13, 2015

    The Lenten Campaign is a faith-based programme of the Church aimed at actively encouraging the faithful to be fully immersed in the three key practices of prayer (Mt. 6:6), fasting (Mt. 6:17) and almsgiving (Mt. 6:2) during the annual observance of Lent.

  • Cops probing claim of student tricked into Islam

    Feb 13, 2015

    Authorities here are investigating the alleged “islamisation” of a Christian student in SMK Kinarut near here by the school hostel’s warden.

  • Clergy discuss challenges facing the country in CAPA

    Feb 06, 2015

    The current challenges facing the social landscape in our country calls for involvement from all strata of society, and this was among the topics of discussion during the Clergy Annual Pastoral Assembly (CAPA) held from 20 to 22 January.

  • St Michael’s Ponggal festival

    Feb 06, 2015

    St Michael's Church (SMC) Indian Community celebrated the Harvest festival Ponggal on Jan 25 by preparing a special breakfast for the parishioners.

  • Golden jubilee celebration at SPH

    Feb 06, 2015

    This year, the feast of St Paul the Hermit was celebrated from Jan 9 to Jan 18, on a grand scale at the Church of St Paul the Hermit (SPH) as the parish turned 50.