Malaysian Church News

  • On the attack of two sisters at the Church of Visitation: Father John Gnanapiragasam

    May 18, 2014

    The parishioners of the Visitation, the Infant Jesus Sisters and the families of Sister Juliana Lim and Sister Marie Rose Teng, are deeply saddened by the tragic incident.

  • Does excommunication send one to hell?

    May 16, 2014

    I will try to give you an overall picture of this issue without, however, giving all the nuances. Some of these are used less today than they were centuries ago.

  • Formation for BEC leaders and core team

    May 16, 2014

    Once again after three years, 120 participants comprising of new BEC Leaders with their Core Teams of the Taiping Catholic Church came together for a day’s formation on how to animate and activate their BECs.

  • PIHDM raises funds for the migrants and orang asli

    May 16, 2014

    The various ministries under the PIHDM of Good Shepherd Church, came together to raise funds to assist the migrants and the Orang Asli under their purview.

  • SMC sponsors battery and LED lights

    May 16, 2014

    Parishioners of St Michael’s Church (SMC) have contributed RM26,595 towards helping 27 Orang Asli families by sponsoring battery and LED lights for their homes as part of the parish project for this year.

  • Go beyond, to the Risen Christ

    May 16, 2014

    “Don’t remain at the foot of Calvary. Go beyond to the Risen Christ, not the crucified,” declared Bishop Sebastian Francis during his homily on the Feast of the Divine Mercy.

  • Kg Simee Old Folks Home’s Family Day and Food Fair

    May 16, 2014

    Spreading the joy of Easter and Christ’s resurrection for the old folk at the Kg Simee (Catholic Welfare Services) home for the Aged on May 4 brought together Catholics and non-Catholics from all over Ipoh.

  • Bishop Cornelius Piong, the first Bishop of the Diocese

    May 16, 2014

    Bishop Cornelius Piong was born on July 1, 1949 in Bundu Kuala Penyu, North Borneo (now Sabah.) He was ordained a priest on March 27, 1977 and was appointed bishop of Keningau on February 2, 1993.

  • The four main Pillars of the Diocese of Keningau

    May 16, 2014

    When he was appointed and subsequently ordained Bishop on May 6 1993, Bishop Cornelius Piong met with the priests, religious and members of the laity to reflect and plan ways to develop the diocese and after many meetings and workshops the Diocese Pastoral Plan was formed.

  • Keningau Diocese celebrates its 21st anniversary

    May 16, 2014

    “Thank you, Archbishop Emeritus John Lee, because it was through your efforts, that the Diocese of Keningau was born 21 years ago,” said Bishop Cornelius Piong.