News & Events

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’s Lenten Message 2019 / Perutusan Musim Lent / 四旬期文告

Dear brothers & sisters in Christ, and friends of good will. Once again for Catholics, we are beginning the season of Lent. The word LENT means SPRING in old English. The season of Lent coincides with spring, when a farmer prepares the ground and crop for planting. In our Church, Lent ...
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Chancery Notice: Presbyteral Ordination

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Message for Catechetical Sunday 2019: “Christ, Our Mission”

[Message in English] My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The theme for this year’s Catechetical Sunday, “Christ, Our Mission” (Phil 1:21) is a call to all baptized Catholics to make Christ known to others, especially those on the peripheries. “For me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Phil 1:21). ...
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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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Pray for the purification, healing and renewal of the Catholic Church during the month of the Rosary

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, The month of October is traditionally our month of praying the rosary. As you gather in your homes and neighbourhood, in Family Bloc Rosary, BEC, Tamans, Kampongs, let us pray with the universal Church for the intentions of the Holy Father. "If one member ...
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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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