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Thought for March: Lent, the shedding of the selfish me, for the greater Agape of He

16427361-christ-carrying-the-cross--antique-relief-italyCome Mar 5, we shall enter into Lent with the traditional distribution of ashes on Ash Wednesday.
Lent is a penitential time; a solemn season in which we participate in the salvific actions of our Lord through Liturgical celebrations (Mass), and personal sacrifices in abstinence, fasting, prayer, confession and spiritual and corporal works of mercy. In a sense, through the Wisdom and guidance of the Church, we are called to die with Christ in order that we may (more fully) participate in His Resurrection, and His fullness of Life, on Easter Sunday. In effect, we are given an abundance of grace to live out our baptismal calling in a most efficacious manner.

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You COULD BE attracted to this … Take a brief look at the journey of faith in the Seminary as shared by Dafrinn Diwo

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EYC 2014 has opened my eyes

I came to know about the EYC three years ago when I attended the Emmaus Teens Camp in 2011.  I know it’s not by chance that I participated in EYC 2014.  Somehow I believed that I was led to it.

Among the many things that happened at EYC, one that comes vividly to mind was the “exposure” visit to the Kayumadang dumpsite at Telipok.   I saw heaps of stinky rubbish that we threw away and lots of them were plastic bags.

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Fr Coogan celebrates 90th

cooganKOTA KINABALU – Fr Brian Coogan mhm flew in all the way from London just to celebrate his 90th birthday with his students and old friends.

His ardent love for Sabah and the faithful people of God whom he had served for nine years from 1951-1960 has drawn him insistently back several times before. This time round, it was his wish to celebrate with the people whom he loves his 90th birthday.

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Sabah, host to World Interfaith Harmony Week

interfaith2014KOTA KINABALU – Sabah, recognized as a model state for religious and racial harmony, was given the honour to host the program for World Interfaith Harmony Week 2014, which was recently celebrated in Kota Kinabalu Feb 7-9.
It is jointly organized by the Committee to Promote Understanding & Harmony among Religious Adherents (JKMPKA) and the National Integration and Unity Department (JPNIN).

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Leaven that carry the people of God forward

wdcl2014KOTA KINABALU (CS) – The Council of the Religious (COR) in the Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu, with the blessing of Archbishop John Wong, celebrated the World Day for Consecrated Life (WDCL) 2014, beginning Feb 5 and ending Feb 10 instead of Feb 2, originally declared by the Universal Church to be observed on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.

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