With this letter, I wish, as it were, to come into your homes to speak about an event which will take place at the Vatican this coming October. It is the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which is being convened to discuss the theme of “pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelization”. Indeed, in our day the Church is called to proclaim the Gospel by confronting the new and urgent pastoral needs facing the family.
SANDAKAN – 10 members of the Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Regional Biblical Commission convened at the Sandakan Diocesan Pastoral Centre for their 43rd annual meeting.
The 3-day event was held Feb 11-13, 2014. Archbishop John Ha of Kuching Archdiocese, who is the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, and who is also the President of the Regional Biblical Commission, presided over the meeting.
TAWAU - Holy Trinity Parish Tawau ushered in the Chinese Lunar New Year with a Thanksgiving Mass Jan 31, attended by some 400 Chinese parishioners together with parishioners from the different communities. The Mass was presided over by the rector,…
KOTA KINABALU – Chap Goh Mei has been a yearly traditional celebration to conclude the Lunar New Year for the children and parents with their teachers of Shan Tao Kindergarten.
It is a time that is usually looked forward to with great excitement and anticipation by both the children and teachers. Challenged to display their knowledge and skills, the children worked hard to put together their performances, songs and artwork, ably guided by their teachers.