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Lenten Campaign 2021

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Lenten Campaign 2021 Live Hope in Self, Family & Community Director’s Message HOPE Will Sustain Us In the midst of these unprecedented and severe social and economic realities brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, we begin Lenten Campaign 2021 with the theme Live Hope in Self, Family & Community.  Never has the world been in greater need of HOPE, as it does now. Hope is the virtue which will see us through these unpredictable and uncertain times.  If there is one lesson Covid-19 has taught us, it is that we are all in this together, and only by working together will...

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Protec Campaign

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Protect Our Earth, Protect Our Children Campaign #ProtecCampaign Participate Dear Fathers, Deacons, Religious Brothers and Sisters and Heads of Ministries Peace of Christ. I hope all of you are keeping safe during this pandemic. I am pleased to share with you the launch of a new 5-year Malaysia-wide campaign by the Creation Justice Commission (CJC) which has been sanctioned by ALL the Bishops of Malaysia. It is called the PROTECT OUR EARTH, PROTECT OUR CHILDREN CAMPAIGN - in short, the "PROTEC" CAMPAIGN. The PROTEC Campaign is aimed at protecting humankind from self-destruction (LS 79)...

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Pope Francis invites the Church to celebrate Laudato Si’ Week

Pope Francis in a video message invites Catholic communities around the world to celebrate Laudato Si’ Week from 16 to 24 May 2020. In view of the 5th anniversary of the publication of the Encyclical Laudato si', Pope Francis recorded a video message. In it, he addresses Catholic communities around the world. “What kind of world do we want to leave to those who will come after us, to children who are growing up?" Pope Francis asks in the video message. “Motivated by this question”, he says, “I would like to invite you to participate in Laudato Si' Week from 16-24 May 2020. It is a global...

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Laudato Si' Week 2020

2020 Laudato Si' Week "Everything is Connected" Laudato Si’ Week honors the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for our common home. The theme of the week is “everything is connected.” This week launches a year-long journey of transformation, as we grow through the crisis of the current moment by praying, reflecting, and preparing together for a better world to come tomorrow. Following Pope Francis’ invitation to join Laudato Si’ Week, Catholics everywhere will reflect and prepare for action 16-24 May. We’ll put our preparation into action during the Season of Creation...

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Church in Kuala Lumpur promotes Care for our Common Home during Lent

  • Francesca Merlo
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In Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur’s Archdiocesan Office for Human Development (AOHD) launches a Lenten campaign on the theme “Caring for our common home” and promotes "Laudato sí" parishes. "Prayer, fasting and alms-giving". According to the AOHD Lenten campaign, these are necessary in order to create space for an “encounter with Jesus”. The season of Lent, reads Kuala Lumpur's Archdiocesan Office for Human Development website, offers us an invitation “for an ecological spirituality grounded in the convictions of our faith”. Action SheetsAlong with their Lenten message, promoting the words of Pope...

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CNY 2020 by Ministry for Children with Special Needs

  • Cheryl Kristine
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Chinese New Year 2020 Photo Gallery Ministry for Children with Special Needs Gallery 01 Gallery 02 Gallery 03 Gallery 04 Gallery 05 Gallery 06 Gallery 07 Gallery 08 Gallery 09 Gallery 10 Gallery 11 Gallery 12 Gallery 13 Gallery 14 Gallery 15 Gallery 16 Gallery 17 Gallery 18 Gallery 19

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Environmental education not a substitute for real action

  • Wong Ee Lynn - Letter to The Star paper
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Environmental education not a substitute for real action Letter written by Wong Ee Lynn to The Star paper on 12 November 2019 KEDAH Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir’s recent announcement that the state will soon establish 36 “eco-schools” is one that would be received with good cheer by most Malaysians, as this move appears to affirm Malaysia’s position as a country that is pro-science, pro-environment, and serious about climate change. As we applaud this initiative, we must remember that environmental education can never be a substitute for real action. Those with the economic...

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