Catholic Occasions

Christmas Message 2016

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness, a light has dawned (Isaiah 9:2).

Christmas Message 20162017-03-05T02:21:31+08:00

Congratulatory Message to Cardinal-elect Anthony Soter Fernandez

Dear Cardinal-elect Anthony Soter Fernandez, It is with great joy that Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia and myself together with the Archdiocese of Singapore rejoice and congratulate your Grace, Most Reverend Anthony Soter Fernandez, Archbishop Emeritus of Kuala Lumpur on your elevation to Malaysia’s first Cardinal by His Holiness Pope Francis on 19 November 2016 in [...]

Congratulatory Message to Cardinal-elect Anthony Soter Fernandez2018-04-10T13:04:36+08:00

Standing up for Jesus

Today, the Church rejoices as we reach the climax of the Easter Season by celebrating the Feast of Pentecost. The cry of Pentecost is to renew the face of the earth. Having been given New Life in Christ, it is time now for the Church to share the Good News of Jesus the Risen Lord and [...]

Standing up for Jesus2017-03-05T02:22:34+08:00

Easter Message 2016

It is difficult to be a Christian in the world today. We are living in a time where there is a sense of hopelessness; in a world that seems so divided, where people are lacking meaning, purpose and direction in life.

Easter Message 20162017-06-06T10:56:34+08:00

Christmas Message 2015

We have just inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Divine Mercy. Celebrating Christmas is truly a celebration of God’s mercy for humanity. We were once living like orphans in exile, without knowing our true identity and our destiny.

Christmas Message 20152017-03-05T02:22:47+08:00

Easter Message 2015

Alleluia! Christ our Lord is Risen! This is the day that the Lord has made! Let us rejoice and be glad! Indeed, we say, “Paschal triumph, paschal joy, only sin can this destroy!” “This is our message to the world that is on the brink of despair and hopelessness.

Easter Message 20152017-03-05T02:23:06+08:00

Lent Message 2015

Advancement in science and modern technology has led to breakthrough discoveries and improvement in many spheres of our lives. We know more about the universe than we have ever known before. Modern medicine has made it possible for people to live longer, look ageless and even replace parts of our body that are not functioning or deemed to be less than perfect.

Lent Message 20152017-03-05T02:23:09+08:00

Catechetical Sunday Message 2015

As we contemplate with joy the wondrous scene of the manger in Bethlehem – I am praying for each one of you to take Mary as your Mother and model in the work of the New Evangelisation for the year 2015.

Catechetical Sunday Message 20152017-03-05T02:23:12+08:00

Christmas Message 2014

The feast of the Incarnation invites us to contemplate on the wondrous beauty of God’s love. This God humbly reached out to us by assuming our humanity. He was born to share our fragile human condition. He came as a little baby without power or strength.

Christmas Message 20142017-03-05T02:23:17+08:00

Advent Message 2014

“Adventus” is the Latin translation of the Greek Word “Parousia” – The Lord is coming. The First Coming of Christ has historically passed and Advent prepares us for the Second Coming of Christ.

Advent Message 20142017-03-05T02:23:18+08:00