Malaysian Church News

  • Sr Clarice to make her final commitment on April 10

    Apr 02, 2021

    Sr Clarice Marius will be making her final commitment as a sister of the Infant Jesus – Nicolas Barre on April 10 at the IJ Convent in Cheras.

  • Children receive the Eucharist for the first time

    Apr 02, 2021

    In his Sunday homily of March 14 (fourth Sunday of Lent), Holy Rosary Church parish priest Fr Joachim Tan reminded parents and children that Holy Communion marked an important milestone in the Catholic family’s life and is a special day to be remembered.

  • The Church is ‘us’, not ‘them’

    Apr 02, 2021

    The Chrism Mass is seen as a celebration of priestly fraternity, when priests gather to renew their vows and receive the sacred oils to be used in their parishes for the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders.

  • New response needed in the face of the pandemic

    Apr 02, 2021

    On the evening of Tuesday March 30, priests from the Malacca Johore Diocese together with the laity gathered at the Church of St Joseph, Plentong for

  • A renewal of priestly promises

    Apr 02, 2021

    The Chrism Mass was finally celebrated this year. The reduced number of cases in the recent updates had allowed the government to approve the reopening of the church and other places of worship and all necessary precautions were taken especially strictly adhering to the SOPs.

  • Priests reminded that they are pastors after Christ

    Apr 02, 2021

    The Chrism Mass was celebrated at the Church of St Thomas More on March 24.

  • Chrism Mass is about that gentle and loving touch of Jesus

    Apr 02, 2021

    Forty-one priests and one deacon joined the Archbishop to celebrate Chrism Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral Mar 29, after concluding a half-day Study Day in the morning at the Sacred Heart Parish Centre.

  • Carry your cross daily and follow Jesus

    Apr 02, 2021

    Bishop Sebastian Francis spoke about being a witness to the suffering of Christ based on 1 Peter 5:1-12 in his homily at the Chrism Mass for the Penang Diocese at the Minor Basilica of St Anne on March 23.

  • Daily Short Readings of the week: Sunday April 4 – Saturday April 10

    Apr 02, 2021

    God raised Jesus to life on the third day and allowed him to be seen, not by the whole people but only by certain witnesses God had chosen beforehand.

  • Chrism Mass is about that gentle and loving touch of Jesus

    Mar 31, 2021

    Forty-one priests and one deacon joined the Archbishop to celebrate Chrism Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral Mar 29, after concluding a half-day Study Day in the morning at the Sacred Heart Parish Centre.