Messages

2019 National Day-Malaysia Day Message from Catholic Bishops Conference of Malaysia

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, As we come together to celebrate 62 years of Merdeka and the 56th anniversary of the formation of Malaysia, we pause to reflect upon the many blessings that God has showered upon us as individuals, Catholics and as a nation. We thank God for the ...
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Statement on Easter bombings in Sri Lanka by Archbishop Simon Poh

As I wish you Happy Easter, we are also saddened by the shocking news of the bombing and massacre of the innocent in churches and hotels in Colombo on Easter Sunday. For Christians, Easter Sunday is a very sacred celebration. On Good Friday, Jesus died on the Cross, offering his life ...
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An Easter Greeting from Archbishop Simon Poh

On the night of the Last Supper, Judas betrayed Jesus with a kiss of peace. He then faced an unfair trial, physical torture – scourging and whipping, public humiliation in the city streets as he carried the cross to Mt. Calvary. Finally he experienced the excruciating pain and death by ...
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Archbishop Simon Poh’s message for Christmas 2018

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son” (John 3:16) Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord. Christmas is just round the corner. This year has indeed been an eventful year. Together we have gone through many celebrations and challenges in our Archdiocese, in Sarawak and in ...
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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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