Malaysian Church News

  • Good Friday, the mystery of salvation

    May 02, 2014

    The Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, 18th April was conducted outdoors at 8.00 am. More than 2000 parishioners assembled at the frontage of the church, walking up solemnly to the final station in front of the Parish canteen.

  • Easter Triduum — Holy Thursday

    May 02, 2014

    The faithful of St Mary’s Cathedral entered into their holiest season in the Catholic calendar, the Sacred Easter Triduum Liturgies, the three great days of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter which mark the end of forty days of Lent and the beginning of a three-day celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

  • ‘Blessed’ Instead of ‘Saint’

    May 02, 2014

    The distinction between a blessed and a saint is very important in the process of canonization, and each state has precise liturgical consequences insofar as the liturgical veneration of a blessed is highly limited. However, in the context of the missal the terms are often used as synonyms for those who have reached the glory of the heavenly state.

  • Big Wheel Green Tyres contributes as a part of Lenten campaign

    May 02, 2014

    Big Wheel Green Tyres, a leading retreader in Malaysia has once again done its part for their local parish during the Season of Lent.

  • Good Friday celebrated in a unique way

    May 02, 2014

    Around 150 parishioners of St Paul the Hermit commemorated Good Friday in a unique way this year. A 36 car convoy made its way to the twelve chapels of the parish journeying the “Stations of the Cross” with its theme Touching the Wounds of Christ.

  • Called, Chosen and Commissioned

    Apr 24, 2014

    God’s favourite words are “come” and “go.”.At the height of the disciples’ ministry, Jesus calls his disciples to “come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while”, Mk 6:31.

  • Priests renew their commitment

    Apr 24, 2014

    Bishop Paul Tan Chee Ing,SJ with the clergy of the diocese of Melaka-Johor congregated for the annual Chrism Mass at the Church of St Louis, Kluang, April 15 - an expression of the fullness of the bishop’s priesthood.

  • “The world calls it a conversion, but I call it a change of heart”

    Apr 24, 2014

    “I was born Hindu (Telegu) and I am the eldest son in the family of two other siblings and my parents.

  • To shine the light

    Apr 24, 2014

    “I am a Catholic and I will do my best to serve the Will of God. But it was only possible after deep thought. I had explored eastern and western philosophies and religions.

  • Allow God to guide you

    Apr 24, 2014

    “Coming from a mixed parentage of different religious upbringing and life experiences with close Catholic friends, becoming one was inevitable in my life journey.