Church and Location

St Simon Catholic Church Likas on a sunny day. – pic by Fr Cosmas Lee
St Simon
St Simon “Chapel” in 1984.

SAINT Simon Catholic Church Likas is a Roman Catholic Christian community in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Built as an outstation chapel of the Sacred Heart Cathedral in November 1984, it became a parish in June 2008. About 2,000 parishioners gather and worship here every Sunday. English is used in all church services and ministries.

The present Parish Priest is Fr Cosmas Lee. Anne Wong is the Chairperson of the Parish Pastoral Council (2018-2021). For full list of the councillors, see under “Ministries & Groups“.

St Simon the Zealot stained glass in the Church.

Named after St Simon the Zealot, Apostle and Martyr, the aspirations of the Catholic community is to help each other to find the Treasure and the Pearl of Great Price – Jesus Christ. The community also aspires to help each other to be more alert on the culture of death and to proclaim the Gospel of Life especially through the family.

The church is located along Jalan Punai Tanah, off Mile 3.5 (or KM6) Jalan Tuaran and opposite SM Shan Tao (Shan Tao High School) near the Tai Chi Centre. It is about 500 meters west of Likas Sports Complex.

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4 thoughts on “Church and Location

  1. It is a sincere expression of gratitude to Maurene for all her valuable and countless help during our stay during the novena for the preparation of the Feast of Pentecost.

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