Malaysian Church News

  • A memorable 25th anniversary celebration for Msgr Bernard Paul

    Aug 07, 2014

    It was indeed a special occasion for Msgr Bernard Paul and the parishioners of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit as they celebrated his 25th Sacerdotal Anniversary during the sunset Mass on Saturday July 19.

  • Forgiveness of God is to give us strength

    Aug 07, 2014

    The annual Gawai & Kaamatan festival was celebrated on July 20 after the morning Mass at the Church of St Louis. This year’s celebration saw a crowd of about 800, and was celebrated together with our Sabahan and Sarawakian communities from the various parishes in Perak.

  • Outreach to those in the estates

    Aug 07, 2014

    Catholics from several parishes in Kuala Lumpur came together for a day of outreach to the poor in Kuala Selangor, Bestari Jaya and Sg Buloh.

  • Formation in leadership and mission

    Aug 07, 2014

    In November 2013, Pope Francis issued his Apostolic Exhortation called Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel) which outlines the Pope’s vision for a missionary Church whose ‘doors should always be open’.

  • Called to be co-pilgrims

    Aug 07, 2014

    The World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM Malaysia) organized an interfaith silent Retreat “Called to be co-pilgrims” at Stella Maris Retreat Centre from Thursday July 17 to Sunday July 20.

  • Apostolic Nuncio celebrates Carmelite feastday Mass

    Aug 07, 2014

    The celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on July 16 this year drew a large number of pilgrims and worshippers both from the Seremban parish community as well as from outstation parishes, making their way to the hilltop Carmelite Monastery in Kampung Pasir in Seremban.

  • CDM Penang lays foundations for Diocesan Prison Ministry

    Aug 07, 2014

    The Church of Divine Mercy (CDM) initiated its Prison Ministry on a humble note on April 13. Spurred on by the spiritual guidance and support from its Spiritual Chaplain Fr Martin Arlando, a batch of 30 Pioneers gathered to attend a briefing session on the uniqueness of this new ministry, the first such ministry in the diocese of Penang.

  • St Theresa parish initiates Prison Ministry

    Aug 07, 2014

    The mission of the Prison Ministry is to serve the incarcerated in prisons, a service that is founded on the teachings in the Holy Bible, in particular the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 25, verses 35 to 36.

  • Blessings Over the Phone

    Aug 07, 2014

    With respect to prayer, I see no reason why not. If we can pray for somebody with no physical or virtual connection, such as when we offer a mystery of the rosary for a friend or relative in need of prayer, then accompanying them in some way by phone or other technical means of communication can be a means of enhancing this effect from a subjective

  • BECs organise activties for Bible Sunday

    Aug 07, 2014

    The Parish of St Theresa celebrated Bible Sunday BEC Day with the 11.15am Eucharist animated by the BECs. A poster on the theme of Bible Sunday 2014 The Evergreen, Priceless, Treasure was placed at the entrance of the Church before Mass.