Thy will be Done - Cardinal Sebastian Francis

  • Let me be content one day at a time

    Feb 02, 2024

    On January 8, 2024, we commemorate the 100th day since the Bishop of Penang’s elevation to cardinal. In celebration, HERALD reconnects with the cardinal, engaging in an insightful conversation revisiting his appointment. Unaware of the grand designs that God had for him, Cardinal Sebastian Francis discovered that the Lord had been quietly orchestrating events, equipping him for his new role, and he embraced these developments with grace, accepting everything as part of God’s plan.

  • Called to continue the mission

    Feb 02, 2024

    Every bishop should be prepared, with sleeves rolled up, ready to answer the call — whether anticipated or not — to assist the Pope in governing the universal Church.

  • Universality, Inculturation, Evangelisation

    Feb 02, 2024

    The beauty of the Catholic Church lies in its continuum, not in individual identities, whether it’s Pope Francis or me, Cardinal Sebastian, or any other person.

  • Duties extend beyond local obligations

    Feb 02, 2024

    Symbolism holds significant weight in the Catholic tradition, and these symbols convey a profound narrative.

  • Admiration for Pope Francis

    Feb 02, 2024

    The interconnection of these three charisms — Joy, Mercy, and Hope — constitutes the divine message conveyed by the Holy Spirit through our Holy Father.

  • The Cardinal’s thoughts on…

    Feb 02, 2024

    In Malaysia, women have consistently held pivotal roles. They actively participate in ministry work, dedicating themselves to service, volunteering, and passionately contributing to evangelisation endeavours.