Malaysian Church News

  • Chrism Mass During Sede Vacante

    Apr 10, 2014

    Pope Francis accepted our archbishop’s resignation last December. He then was appointed as the administrator until the new bishop has been appointed.

  • Fr Clarence appointed as consultor to PCID by Pope Francis

    Apr 10, 2014

    Pope Francis has appointed Fr Clarence Devadass as one of the consultors to the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID).

  • A time of recollection for St Theresa’s parish

    Apr 10, 2014

    Twenty-four members of the BEC Coordinating Team (BECCOT) of St Theresa’s Parish held a recollection on March 15 (Saturday, 9.00am to 1.00pm), to enable the BEC members to take stock of their lives in order to live a meaningful time in Lent. Bro John Pereira, who is currently doing pastoral work in the parish, gave the recollection.

  • Do I have to go to Confession every year?

    Apr 02, 2014

    Growing up, I was taught that we must go to Confession to a priest at Eastertime and that it was a sin not to, even if we never went otherwise.

  • Msgr Marek is Nuncio to Zimbabwe

    Apr 02, 2014

    “On behalf of the Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Malaysia, I would like to congratulate Msgr Marek Zalewski on his appointment as the Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe,” said Archbishop John Ha, President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei.

  • SFDS organises many activities for Lent

    Apr 02, 2014

    At the launch of the Lenten Campaign at the parish of St Francis De Sales (SFDS), members of the Love Squad helped to create awareness of the poor and the marginalized.

  • Aged and retired but still involved in the parish’s spiritual life

    Apr 02, 2014

    Eighty-nine-year-old Fr Joseph Hung and Fr John Yu, five years younger, both hail from China and came to Malaya in the 1950s. After studying in the seminary, they were ordained.

  • A session on women for women

    Apr 02, 2014

    International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievement. It is also an occasion to look back on past struggles and to look ahead for opportunities for the betterment of future generations of women.

  • First French ME in Malaysia

    Apr 02, 2014

    The Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) programme provides a conducive environment, and encourages and enables married couples to communicate deeply.

  • Formation for CLOW catechists

    Apr 02, 2014

    he Penang Diocese Catechetical Commission (PDCC) organised its very first formation for Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLOW) catechists over the weekend of March 22-23, at St Anne’s Church.