BUNDU TUHAN – One hundred and fifteen young adults converged at the Bundu Tuhan Retreat Centre Jul 11-13 for a Life in the Spirit Seminar (LSS), marking this 5th edition the largest participating group ever organized by the Sacred Heart Young Adults Prayer Group (SHYAPG).
TAWAU – In conjunction with Bible Sunday, Holy Trinity Parish Tawau held a parish-level biblical event called “A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.“
More than 400 parishioners participated in this half-day momentous event which was jointly organized by the Parish Bible Apostolate in collaboration with other ministries. It was conducted at the Parish Hall compound beginning from 8.30 am to 12.00 noon.
The journey began with a presentation of slide show on Holy Land in three languages, each at different time. After viewing the slides, each participant would get their passport chopped at the various stations. Groups were then assigned to these stations to recreate the setting of holy places most frequented by pilgrims as in Jerusalem. Participants would be awarded a certificate upon completion of the journey.
KOTA KINABALU (CS) – 170 participants converged for the Fellowship of Malaysian Covenant Community gathering at Kota Kinabalu on 4-6 Jul 2014, making it the largest participation since its inception two years ago.
Archbishop John Wong graced the FMCC Fellowship gathering with the Opening Eucharist and participated in the welcoming dinner on the first night, Jul 4.
This was the 7th recollection and was conducted by Fr John Chia, from Limbang. He was assisted by Fr Michael Sia from Bintulu.
The theme chosen “I will make you the light” was taken from Prophet Isaiah 49:6.
Sunny Ng, signed on behalf of Syarikat Lintas Permai Enterprise of Sandakan, who was the successful bidder for the contract.
SANDAKAN – The Star of Yahweh Covenant Community (SYCC) conducted a 3-day Life in the Spirit Seminar (LSS) at St Mary’s Cathedral Jun 25-28. The seminar was open to all parishioners who are seeking for a personal renewal to deepen their relationship with Christ, and who wish to become a part of a community where they could be supported in their Christian life.
SANDAKAN – Eleven members of the Regional Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei convened at the Sandakan Diocesan Pastoral Centre for a three-day annual meeting on 23-25 June 2014.
All the 11 Arch/bishops in the region were present. Also present were Archbishop-elect Julian Leow of Kuala Lumpur, Archbishop Emeritus Murphy Pakiam (Kuala Lumpur) and Bishop Emeritus James Chan (Melaka-Johor).