Messages

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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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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CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2016 – from Archbishop John Ha

In May this year, we marked the fortieth anniversary of the institution of the Archdiocese of Kuching with the theme: “Celebrating God’s Steadfast Love And Mercy”. Then in November, we closed the Extraordinary Year of Jubilee which bore the theme: “Merciful Like The Father.” With our experience of God’s mercy, ...
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