Friday, August 7, 2020

Catholic Churches in Red Zone suspend Masses to help contain COVID-19

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With effect from today (31 July), all Catholic Churches within Kuching, Kota Sentosa, Kota Samarahan and Kota Padawan will suspend Masses and Services until further notice.

The Reopening of Chapel of Mother Mary, Stutong

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Chapel of Mother Mary officially reopened its doors to parishioners to attend Holy Mass on Sunday, 5 July 2020.

St Mark’s Church: Going to Mass under the “New...

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St Mark’s Church, Batu Kawa has reopened to the public with a maximum attendance of only 100 persons for each Mass.

Church welcomes parishioners ‘home’

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Over the past few weeks, the Rector of Blessed Sacrament Church (BSC), Fr Patrick Heng, with his team of parish councillors and relevant ministries, had set in motion steps to ensure a safe environment for returning parishioners.

St Joseph’s Cathedral welcomes back parishioners

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At long last, parishioners are able to attend Mass at St Joseph's Cathedral—the first time in over three months since the nationwide Movement Control Order (MCO).

St Peter’s Padungan reopens for masses

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St Peter’s Catholic Church at Padungan here reopened for sunset mass on last Saturday (July 4), morning and evening masses yesterday after being closed for more than three months during Movement Control Order to contain Covid-19.

Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur to the faithful: “Stay safe and be...

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“Stay safe and be holy”: is the exhortation that Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim, at the head of the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur, addressed to the faithful while Malaysia is gradually easing the lockdown of gatherings and religious assemblies, imposed because of Covid-19.

Sunday Schooling in the pandemic a daunting challenge

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As wonderful as Zoom, Facebook Live, Google Meet and texting are, they cannot facilitate the kind of interactions necessary to provide good catechesis to our children.

Priests, laity, happy to be back in church for Mass

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Our first “closed door” Mass on June 28, after about three months of no physical Masses due to the MCO, was a spiritually moving experience.

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Priest’s 100-mile bike ride raises COVID-19 aid for parish—and hope

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Father Christopher Heanue started his morning July 27 by celebrating Mass at 5 a.m. and then took off on a 100-mile bike ride.

Vatican says baptisms that used a modified formula are not valid

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Changing the words of the formula for baptism render the sacrament invalid, said the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Pope Francis prays for victims of Lebanon explosion

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At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis prays for victims of a massive explosion in Beirut on Tuesday, which killed dozens and caused serious destruction.

Winning with the Bible

For the first time ever, the Bible Knowledge (BK) quiz organised by the Malayan Christian Schools’ Council (MCSC) annually was held online this year due to the pandemic Covid-19.

SJPS performs 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)

The students, teachers, staff and friends of St Joseph’s Private School under the direction of a teacher of the school, Mr Benedict JC Lo, got together during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) to perform the cover of this song.

Pope Francis tells youth at Medjugorje: be inspired by the Virgin Mary

Pope Francis has urged young people gathered in Medjugorje to imitate the Virgin Mary by abandoning themselves to God.

Virtual Dance Video Project

During MCO, the EMPOWERED Dance and Drama Team organised a virtual dance project involving over 20 youths and produced a dance video to the song, "We Won’t Back Down" by Seth and Nirva.

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Priest’s 100-mile bike ride raises COVID-19 aid for parish—and hope

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Father Christopher Heanue started his morning July 27 by celebrating Mass at 5 a.m. and then took off on a 100-mile bike ride.

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