Saturday, May 30, 2020

Guidelines for Re-opening of Parish Office/Church

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As we prepare for the re-opening of church offices and eventually our churches after the 9 June MCO or beyond…

New Policemen Recruits: Blessed and Sent

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It is a norm that at the end of the Police Basic Training Program (PLAK), the Police Constable at the Police Training Centre (PULAPOL) in Kuching, will be celebrated with a Passing of Parade (POP) Ceremony. For the Christian trainees, the All Saints’ Church of PULAPOL will usually organise a special Thanksgiving and Blessing ceremony for them.

Migrant Ministry gives food aid to foreign migrants

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The nationwide response to the Covid-19 pandemic known as the Movement Control Order (MCO) on 18 March 2020 caught many by surprise, not so much by the fact of its implementation or the strictness of its adherence to, but more by the prolongation of the lockdown.

Archbishop Simon Poh advocates caution on reopening of Churches and houses...

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The meeting was to discuss, collect feedback and propose selected houses of worship in COVID-19 green zones that may be reopened while the CMCO is still in force. SOPs for the reopening of selected mosques and suraus had been issued earlier.

To all mothers: Happy Mother’s Day

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Many countries celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday, 10 May. And mothers and their families will forever remember this year as the year when they celebrated Mother’s Day…with a difference!

Celebrating Vocation Sunday under MCO

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The fourth Sunday of May (3 May, 2020) commemorates World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

KK Archdiocese celebrates Earth Day despite the MCO

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Despite the Movement Control Order, the Archdiocesan Creation Justice Commission (CJC) went ahead with plans to hold programmes to celebrate the 50th Earth Day on April 22.

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.

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American priest heading for beatification died amid a global pandemic

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Fr. Michael McGivney, an American priest soon to be beatified, died amid a 19th-century pandemic which may have been caused by a coronavirus.

Pope marks anniversary of ‘Laudato Si” with call to prayer, action

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Commemorating the fifth anniversary of his encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis called on Christians to join in prayer and acts of care for the Earth and for the poor.

Pope Francis to pray the rosary with the Shrines of the...

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The Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization announces that Pope Francis is to join Marian sanctuaries across the world, to pray to the Virgin Mary for help amidst the pandemic.

EMPOWERED Happenings during MCO

Since the national movement control order (MCO) was imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19 from 18 March 2020, the EMPOWERED Ministry, Kuching has announced cancellation of their weekly activities from mid-March until further notice.

EMPOWERED Ministry’s Installation of New Leaders

The EMPOWERED Ministry held its installation of new leaders on Friday, 21 February 2020 at the Day Chapel of St Joseph’s Cathedral attended by members of the community as well as family and friends.

To all mothers: Happy Mother’s Day

Many countries celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday, 10 May. And mothers and their families will forever remember this year as the year when they celebrated Mother’s Day…with a difference!

How we cope with MCO: the St Joachim ‘Pilgrims’ way

The intention of doing cover songs during the Movement Control Order (MCO) was originally initiated by a group of youths who are serving in different ministries in the church but love doing music together.

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American priest heading for beatification died amid a global pandemic

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Fr. Michael McGivney, an American priest soon to be beatified, died amid a 19th-century pandemic which may have been caused by a coronavirus.

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Ascension … hopefully, a WINDOW opening…

Every time I occupy a room, be it my office or my bedroom, I always prefer one with windows. And I would place my table or bed facing one, making sure that when I sit in front of my office desk or lie on top of my bed I am facing that window.

Six weeks of quarantine…and still counting…

Deprived for reasons we all understand, surely there are things that we used to do and enjoy then, during our ‘normal’ days before the rise of this pandemic, that we now so miss having, right? I wonder what are yours?

Jesus the Good Shepherd, St Joseph the Worker and Us

3 May 2020 is the Fourth Sunday of Easter Year A. It is also known as Good Shepherd Sunday and Vocation Sunday. The Gospel Reading of this Sunday is taken from John 10:1-10. Jesus says, “I am the good shepherd.” (NRSV John 10:11, 14)

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