The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the solemn belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in the womb of her mother, St. Anne. It is universally celebrated on 8th December, nine months before the feast of the Nativity of Mary, which is celebrated on 8th September. The Immaculate Conception is one of the most important Marian feasts in the liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church, and is celebrated worldwide. It is a public holiday in more than 20 countries around the world.
KUALA LUMPUR:-Archbishop Julian Leow said welcome to this celebration of the Solemnity of All Saints. The Church triumphant and ask all the saints in heaven to pray for us here on earth, to journey towards heaven and that we be like the saints, in our lives.
The Kuala Lumpur Archbishop said this at the 7.30pm Mass on November 1, 2017 at the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Close to 900 parishioners were present. Parish priest Fr Edwin Peter con-celebrate the multi-lingual Mass, which was presided by the prelate.
World Mission Sunday falls on the penultimate Sunday in October. This year, it was celebrated on 22nd October, worldwide, by the Universal Church.
This is the one Sunday in the year, when the Mass is celebrated exclusively for missionary activity. Special Collections are accumulated at these worldwide Masses and they go, in their entirety, to support churches, hospitals, schools and vocations in countries where the Church is new, young or poor.
A Priest Who Contributed His Whole Life Enormously TO BUILD-UP THE LOCAL CHURCH
KUALA LUMPUR:-Diocesan priest, Monsignor Anthony Thomas, aged 80, who was called to be with the Lord on September 24, 2017, has dedicated his whole life spanning some 52 years as a faithful, dedicated and humble priest in the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur.
KUALA LUMPUR:- The Malaysian Church celebrates the 101st World Day of Migrants and Refugees in the month of September.
This year's theme is "The Vulnerable & Voiceless Child Migrants".
At the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, over the weekend Masses of September 23 & 24, parish priest Fr Edwin Peter in his homily expounded on the message for Migrant Sunday of Pope Francis to his parishioners.