From The Archbishop’s Desk

Merdeka & Malaysia Day Message 2018

Brothers and Sisters, The theme for this year’s 61st Merdeka Day and 55th Malaysia Day celebration “Sayangi Malaysiaku” resonates most deeply with the beating heart of every Malaysian. It also marks a maturity of sorts for our Nation which had witnessed an unprecedented electoral tsunami and most importantly a peaceful transfer ...
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Perutusan Uskup Agung Sempena Gawai 2018

(Dalam Bahasa Malaysia) Setiap tahun pada waktu sekarang, kita merayakan Pesta Menuai iaitu Gawai di Sarawak dan Kaamatan di wilayah jiran kita, Sabah. Gawai menandakan berakhirnya musim menuai dengan perayaan kesyukuran bermasyarakat. Sebagai umat Kristian, kita merayakan Gawai dengan memanjatkan kesyukuran kita kepada Allah dalam Gereja. Saya sentiasa kagum dengan terjemahan ...
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Ad Limina Visit in Rome 2018 – Archbishop Simon Poh reflects

One of the memorable moments of my first Ad Limina Visit is the meeting with Pope Francis on 8 February 2018. There were two earlier occasions that I personally met our Holy Father. The first was in October 2016, together with Archbishop Julian and Bishop Bernard Paul, when we attended ...
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Annual Lenten Appeal 2018 (3 languages)

Lenten Appeal Message This year, our Chinese New Year falls on the 3rd day of the Lenten Season. Our Malaysian Bishops have given dispensation from fast and abstinence from meals on this Friday in view of this festive season when we offer our gratitude and respect to our elders, celebrate and ...
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Christmas Message 2017 – from Archbishop Simon Poh

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Merdeka & Hari Malaysia 2017 Message

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As Christians, we are called to be good people, for we have a shared humanity, with one another and with God himself in the person of Jesus Christ. It is this shared humanity that underpins our responsibility for the good of our neighbour, of society, and ...
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Archbishop Emeritus John Ha’s statement on his retirement

With my successor found, the Most Reverend Simon Poh Hoon Seng, I am now able to retire with peace of mind and heart. I certainly feel a profound relief and joy deep within me. To me this sense of relief and joy are an affirmation that I have made the ...
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Day of Prayer for Malaysia – Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia

STAND UP FOR OUR FAITH Dear Sisters and Brothers in the Lord, In the face of rapidly changing world that is deeply affected by rising secularism, individualism, religious fundamentalism, communalism and even materialism, the Catholic Archbishops and Bishops of Malaysia are deeply concerned and would like to call on our faithful to ...
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