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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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Review, Reassess and Renew – Survey Forms

"As the Archdiocese of Kuching embarks on the process we call '3R' -- Review, Reassess and Renew... we are seeking a vision of what we want our Church to be, and seek ways to live out this mission in our parishes." - Archbishop Simon Poh To every Catholic of the Archdiocese ...
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Voter Registration Service

VOTER REGISTRATION The 14th General Election is expected to happen soon. A duty and responsibility of every Malaysian who is eligible to vote, is to be informed of our political issues and to elect for the right government. To participate in GE14 you must be registered by end March. Voter ...
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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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Catechetical Sunday 2017 [Theme: Christ Our Joy (John 15:11)]

Catechetical Sunday Message from Malaysia Catechetical Commission Message in English Christ came to bring joy to all humanity and this is one of the keynote messages of Christianity and the recurring motif of the Gospels. Joy, like love, is at the heart of what it means to be Christian, and it testifies ...
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Urbi et Orbi: Pope Francis’s Christmas Message and Apostolic Blessing

Pope Francis gives his traditional Christmas message and the Apostolic Blessing "Urbi et Orbi" to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square and to those listening to him on radio and television. Come back to watch this on 25 December, 6.30 pm Malaysian time. To listen to it in English: (step by ...
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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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Christmas Masses 2016 (Schedule)

Updated: 24 December, 9.00 am [Mass Schedules for city parishes only] Christmas Eve (24 December 2016) Parishes Time St Joseph’s Cathedral 8.00 pm (Chi) 12.00 midnight (Eng) St Mark’s Church, Batu Kawa 8.00 pm (BM) Carmelite Chapel 8.00 pm (Eng)** Holy Trinity Church, Kenyalang 7.20 pm - Children's Christmas Play (Chi) 8.00 pm (Chi) 10.30 pm - Carol singing (Eng) 11.00 pm (Eng) Blessed Sacrament Church, BDC 8.30 ...
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