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Kota Kinabalu is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite
of the Roman Catholic Church in the State of Sabah
in Malaysia on Borneo Island.

MOUNT KINABALU rises above all,
symbolising the local Church
staying firm and overcoming the challenges
of the faith in a multi-cultural-religious society.

Pope Francis releases his annual message for the Word Day of Social Communication, a reflection on the Biblical text Exodus 10:2: “That you may tell your children and grandchildren”. Highlighting the value of storytelling, the Pope underscores how urgent it is also for the Catholic world to overcome the temptation of destructive stories. The annual day, which is marked on the Sunday before Pentecost, falls on May 24, this year.  READ MORE…

Living Our Vision and Mission in Today's Realities

In the Sacred books, the Father who is in heaven meets His children with great love and speaks with them; and the force and power in the word of God is so great that it stands as the support and energy of the Church, the strength of faith for her sons, the food of the soul, the pure and everlasting source of spiritual life (Cf. Dei Verbum #21)

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On Coronavirus Crisis (COVID-19)

In December 2019,  a new virus was detected in Wuhan, China and began spreading rapidly in January. This novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) causes a respiratory (lung) infection.

Over the last three months, the novel coronavirus outbreak has spread to more than a hundred countries and regions in the world, infected more than hundred thousand people and caused about four thousands of deaths.  It has now been declared a global pandemic by WHO.

To understand better about this new disease, check the latest information and updates from the World Health Organization at    OR    Check the latest updates from the Official Portal Ministry of Health Malaysia at

On Friday, March 13th, in adherence to the advise received from the state officials at the Ministry of Health, Archbishop John Wong of the Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu announced a temporary suspension of all masses and other gatherings in the archdiocese effective Saturday, 14 March to Wednesday April 01, 2020 due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The MCO period has been extended until 14 April 2020.  Read full details of the Press Release  from the Office of Social Communications Commission, ADKK.    Read the Pastoral Letter From The Catholic Bishops Of Malaysia In View Of The Extension Of The Movement Control Order.

The third Phase of the MCO has been enforced by the government until 28 April 2020. Our Archbishop has reminded us to comply with it earnestly and willingly as part of our contribution to fight the pandemic. Read the full text of his pastoral letter

No doubt, the Covid-19 global pandemic is a source of worry, anxiety and fear for every one of us. Let us not lose hope.  We put our Trust in the Lord who said, “Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”(Phil 4:6)   Click here for relevant Prayers and other Resources to build up our Faith in this challenging time

I hope you’ve all been keeping well, taking all precautions to keep healthy and safe. We face such uncertain times, and more than ever, we need to join together–even if only virtually–in prayer. Let us join the global faith community in praying the Way of the Cross in a time of Pandemic. To start, click HERE


1st May 2020 Feast of St Joseph the Worker
Kaamatan Online Mass in Kadazan Language @10:00AM
Rosary Recitation starts at 8:30AM 


Solemnity of the Lord’s Ascension  &
World Communications Day

Saturday Sunset
6:30 pm (English)

8:00 am (Mandarin)
9:30 am (Bahasa Malaysia)


Solemnity of the Lord’s Ascension  &
54th World Communications Day 

Saturday Sunse
6:00 pm (Bahasa Malaysia)
9:00 am (BM/KD)



Solemnity of the Lord’s Ascension  &
54th World Communications Day

8:00am – Kadazan
12:00pm – Kadazan

March 2020 – Pope Francis’ special video to pray for an end to the pandemic

The Holy Father asks us to pray for the sick and the suffering, while thanking all those who, united and regardless of their religious tradition or convictions, pray for those affected

Pope’s Holy Week message: ‘Creativity of love can overcome isolation’

Pope’s April Prayer intention: Liberation from addictions’ esp. to gambling, pornography, & internet.


The Importance of Culture & Dialogue
The Kaamatan Festival


Jubilee Year
Extraordinary Jubilee Year


Saints of the Month
This Month in History
Sabah Youth Day (SYD-4)
Reflections on the Joy of the Gospel
Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia)
World Youth Day (WYD) – WYD Krakow 2016


Communication Foundation For Asia
Eternal Word TV Network
Paulines Institute Of Communication In Asia
Union of Catholic Asian News
Vatican Radio
Zenit-The World Seen From Rome
Catholic Online


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