Archbishop Simon Poh of the Archdiocese of Kuching has issued an immediate temporary suspension of all Masses and Church activities for churches in the Red Zone until further notice.
“By deciding to name Bishop Cornelius Sim, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, is expressing his solidarity with the Church in the peripheries,” said Msgr Marco Sprizzi, the charge d’affaires at the Vatican embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
The Archdiocese of Kuching has released the following SOPs for Catholics wishing to visit the graves of their deceased family members and loved ones on the days preceding to, and on All Souls Day on 2 November.
The Archdiocese of Kuching recently welcomed a Priest from the Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord (CDD) to Kuching.
To bring children to pray together for Mission, the Pontifical Mission Societies for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei organised the 18th Worldwide Children’s Eucharistic Holy Hour on 2 October.
The Ministry to Migrants has been distributing food aid on a bi-monthly basis to migrants in the city and the greater Kuching area since May 2020.