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Remembering Him through sacrifice

New Roman Missal CTSopSANDAKAN – More than 2,000 faithful thronged St Mary’s Cathedral to celebrate Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season Mar 5. 

The main Cathedral, both the left and right extended wings and the choir loft were fully occupied, with many more standing throughout the mass at the frontage. They came in full faith to celebrate Ash Wednesday, remembering Him through sacrifice.

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Brothers of St Gabriel to manage St Mary’s Youth Centre Sandakan


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Sandakan hosts 43rd RBC Meeting

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.

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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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Sandakan Diocesan Human Development Commission formalized

IMG_6648opSANDAKAN: The inaugural meeting of the Diocesan Human Development Commission was held on Saturday, 18th Jan 18 at the Diocesan Retreat Centre, Ulu Dusun. In his welcoming speech, Bishop Julius extended his warm welcome and appreciation to all members of the commission for their presence. The prelate was grateful that after the third attempt, the commission was finally formalized.

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Sandakan seminarians organise vocation roadshow in Telupid

TELUPID – The seminarians from the Diocese of Sandakan successfully organized a Weekend Experience programme with the youth at St Martin’s Parish, Telupid on 3-5 Jan 2014.

The organizing team was glad for the involvement and support of the parish priest, Fr Jasery and three Franciscan Sisters: Sr Appollonia fsic from Sandakan, Sr Lucynia fsic from Penampang, and Sr Liza fsic from Kota Belud.

Some 30 youths took part in the programme, which began with a fellowship dinner with the parishioners on Friday night.

The objective of the three-day event was to convey to the young people the meaning of vocation, especially the priestly and religious vocations.

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Bishop Julius Invests Time On Youth

cs20140201_bishopyouthSANDAKAN(CS).- 14 members of the Diocesan Youth Apostolate (DYA) together with its Spiritual Adviser, Spiritual Assistant and a lay adviser gathered at a prominent hotel in Sandakan on Saturday, Jan 11 for a thanksgiving fellowship to celebrate Christmas and New Year. They have served a term of three years and would need to discern about recommitting for the next three-year term. Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom was the guest of honor.

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Call To Holiness

cs20140201_frdavidTAWAU(CS).- Living life as a servant of God is a wonderful and sacred call to those who have responded to the priestly vocation in their discernment of the precious gift of life that God has given to us. God has created us out of his love that we may know him and know his purpose of giving us his blessed breath the moment we were formed in our mother’s womb.

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Journey And Dialogue With Others And Be A Welcoming Heart

cs20140201_bishopconferenceJOHOR BARU – The 93rd Plenary Session of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (CBCMSB) took place at Majodi Centre, Plentong, Johor, Jan 6-10.

Vatican’s first resident Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia and Apostolic Delegate to Brunei, Archbishop Joseph Marino addressed the Arch/bishops at the opening session. Ten Arch/bishops from the region were present.

Earlier Archbishop John Ha, president of the CBCMSM chaired the CBC meeting and welcomed Archbishop Joseph Marino and Msgr Marek Zalewski, the First Counsellor of the Apostolic Nunciature in Malaysia and all Arch/bishops for their presence.

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