Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Catholics in Sarawak mourn the passing of Fr John Chia

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Today, the Archdiocese of Kuching received the obituary notice of Fr John Chia from Bishop Richard Ng, Bishop of Miri Diocese.

BSC Sunday School Lenten Pilgrimage to Mount Singai

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The annual Lenten pilgrimage to Mt Singai took place on 14 March by the Sunday School of Blessed Sacrament Church (English & Chinese), from 8.30 am – 1.00 pm.

Pope Francis and his Urbi et Orbi blessing

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Pope Francis has made a special request for prayers for the sick and the suffering, and at the same time, thanking all who pray for those affected.

Archdiocese of Kuching to Live-Stream Holy Week Masses

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The Catholic Archbishop of Kuching, Archbishop Simon Poh, in a written press statement dated 24 March, informed that when he requested for the suspension of Masses in Catholic Churches to start from Sunday 15 March to 3 April, he based the suspension on the 14-day window.

St Theresa’s Parish Pastoral Council prepares development master plan

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The Pastoral Centre Building Committee of St Theresa’s Parish Pastoral Council invited the industry-experienced priest Fr Vincent Chin, who is the Rector of St Peter’s Parish, Kuching to have a dialogue with committee members to enlighten them about parish development matters.

The Return of the Prodigal Son Retreat

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The Return of the Prodigal Son Retreat was recently conducted at the Sibu Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Kemuyang from the 7-8 March, 2020.

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

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There has been a leap forward in catechising children as young as three years old by some churches in Malaysia in the adoption of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) since 2013.

Peninsular Catholic Church suspends Mass till March 29

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The Peninsular Catholic Church has suspended all weekend and weekday masses from March 14 to 29 in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, which was declared a pandemic yesterday.

Pioneer batch of theology programme, DEPTh graduate

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The pioneer batch of Malaysian laity enrolled in the Distance Education Programme in Theology (DEPTh) saw the culmination of their 3.5 years of studies with a graduation ceremony held February 22 at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre.

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Can't go to confession during coronavirus? Consider an 'act of perfect...

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Despite some creative efforts by priests to continue to offer the confessions during the pandemic, country-wide lockdowns and stay-at-home orders mean that Catholics around the world are finding it difficult to seek God’s forgiveness in the confessional.

Pope’s special Urbi et Orbi blessing: ‘God turns everything to our...

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Pope Francis delivers an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” on Friday to pray for an end to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. In his meditation, the Pope reflects on Jesus’ words to His disciples: “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” Full text included.

Pope’s message for World Day of Prayer for Vocations

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Pope Francis sends a message to mark the 57th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, celebrated on 3 May.

EMPOWERED WEEKEND AWAY 2020

The rain didn’t stop the fire in the hearts of the youths to learn more about Jesus, as 70 youths gathered on the morning of 10 January and kickstarted EWA20 with an opening Mass presided by Fr Ramon Borja, SDB.

Fr Vincent Chin blesses new prayer room and student hostel at St Joseph's International School

On 16 January, St Joseph's International School's new prayer room and school hostel were blessed by Rev Fr Vincent Chin.

Archbishop Simon Poh blesses four new lion heads for SJPS Lion Dance Troupe

On 25 January 2020, after the Thanksgiving Mass on the first day of Chinese New Year, Archbishop Simon, together with the other concelebrating priests, blessed the four new lion heads.

KAYA 28 begins!

Kuching Archdiocesan Youth Apostolate (KAYA), now on its 28th season this 2020, is back.

Fun-filled activities at Children's Christmas party

On 22 December 2019, the Chinese Children’s Liturgy Ministry and the Chinese Sunday School Ministry of Blessed Sacrament Church jointly organised a Christmas party.

St Peter’s Parish celebrates Children’s Christmas party at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church

It is Christmas time again and as one of its annual activities of the year, St Peter’s Parish held its Children’s Christmas party on Sunday, 22 December at their outpost branch, Our Lady Star of the Sea Church.

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