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Mutual Understanding

MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING … 26 seminarians from St Peter’s College Major Seminary, Kuching visited the Masjid Jamek Negeri Sarawak on 21 October. It was part of their course on the Understanding of Islam organised for the seminary by the Islamic Information Centre, Kuching to run from June till December. This module is part of the comparative study of major religions in the seminary’s academic course.

Teachers called to be merciful


TEACHERS CALLED TO BE MERCIFUL … In line with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy and Catechetical Sunday which is celebrated on 18 September this year, the Commission for Bible and Faith Formation of the Archdiocese of Kuching organised a half-day Catechetical Recollection on 3 September at Archdiocesan Curia and Cathedral Pastoral Centre (ACCPC). The theme was “Called to be Disciple of God’s Mercy”. A total of 354 religion teachers in the Archdiocese attended the recollection. Fr Patrick Heng and Fr Alvin Ng gave inspiring reflections on the “Parables of Mercy” and “Called to be Disciples of God’s Mercy” respectively.

Mukah celebrates Father’s Day

BLESSINGS ON FATHER’S DAY … The rector of St Peter & St Paul’s Parish, Fr Joseph Sebastian led a special prayer for the fathers during the Sunday Mass on 19 June. All fathers present gathered in front of the altar and were blessed by Fr Joseph. The auspicious occasion was made lively with the performance by youth during the cutting of the Father’s Day cake. – Harapi Charles

Fr Lazarus menyambut ulangtahun ke-11

Pada 26 Mac, pihak KGK Gereja Holy Spirit, Lundu telah mengadakan majlis makan malam sempena meraikan Ulangtahun Ke-11 Kepaderian Fr Lazarus Swinie. Program yang cukup santai namun penuh bererti tersebut dibuat selepas misa kudus diadakan sempena Hari Raya Khabar Sukacita. Program bermula dengan pemotongan kek ulangtahun dan juga sempena dengan harijadi Katikis Louis Jop. Turut sama ialah 6 umat yang sama juga menyambut harijadi dalam bulan Mac ini. Selepas itu penyampaian tanda kasih untuk mereka berdua dari Pengerusi KGK Gereja Holy Spirit. Selepas itu jamuan berupa ‘potluck’ diadakan. Majlis selesai sekitar jam 10 malam.

Blessing ceremony of St John Chrysostom Church

A NEW CHURCH … On 28 November, faithful from St Anthony Padua, Kpg Melanjok and Kpg Sekandu, St Francis Xavier, Kpg Sg Lingkau, Simunjan, various outstation churches of St Theresa’s Parish Serian, Kuching and all well wishers from far and near came to witness the blessing of the new St John Chrysostom Church, Simunjan. The event began at 10 am with a Mass presided over by His Grace Archbishop John Ha and concelebrated by four priests. After Mass, St John’s Church chairman briefed the congregation on the history of St John’s Church. Thereafter, all present were invited for the lunch fellowship.

GEREJA BAHARU… Pada 28 November, jemaat St Anthony Padua, Kpg Melanjok dan Kpg Sekandu, St Francis Xavier, Kpg Sg Lingkau, Simunjan, beberapa gereja luar bandar dalam Paroki St Theresa Serian, Kuching dan hadirin dari jauh dan dekat menyaksikan pemberkatan bangunan baharu Gereja St John Chrysostom, Simunjan. Acara itu bermula jam 10.00 pagi dengan Misa Kudus yang dirayakan oleh Uskup Agung John Ha bersama empat paderi. Selepas Misa, Pengerusi Gereja St John bercakap mengenai sejarah Gereja St John kepada jemaat. Ia disusuli dengan jamuan tengah hari bagi mengeratkan silaturahim.