PACOS is a community-based organization dedicated towards supporting indigenous communities in Sabah, and sees itself as on organization that strives to empower indigenous communities through systematic building and strengthening of community organizations, which can act collectively on its own. PACOS also sees the need to support networking among organizations done through the establishment of formal and informal networks between community organizations at different levels.
KOTA 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).
PAPAR (CS) – Jan 25, the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul, saw the First Profession of 3 novices of the FSIC, Sr Clarice George Guang (Telupid), Sr Jossekah Disius (Penampang) and Sr Anita Philip (Tambunan).
In his homily, Msgr Primus Jouil, who is the main celebrant for the Eucharistic Celebration, reminded the 3 novices that their ‘Call’ was to be like Paul’s, to “Get up and go…
KOTA KINABALU(CS).- Fr Brian Coogan, who served in Sabah as a priest and teacher, will be back in Sabah to celebrate his 90th birthday with his ex-students and friends. He came to Sabah in 1957 and had served the various Catholic community throughout the State for a period of 9 years. He will arrive in Sabah Jan 22 and will leave Feb 20. During his stay in Kota Kinabalu, a birthday dinner will be held in his honour at the Grand Port View Restaurant Feb 6.
With him at the altar were Archbishop Emeritus John Lee, Archbishop John Wong, Fr Cosmas Lee, Fr Moses Lui, Fr Fundes Motiung, Fr Tony Mojiwat, Fr Thomas Madanan, Fr Jalius Sading and Fr Erik Jerome.
The celebration was all the more meaningful with Fr Tung being the main celebrant, ably assisted by Fr Cosmas Lee.