Archbishop’s advice to affected churchgoers: ‘Stay home’

In his communique released on Aug 5, Archbishop John Wong endorsed the decision to suspend Masses at the Church of Mary Immaculate on Aug 5-18, “as we need to give priority to the health of all church goers”.

Ascension Mass (May 23/24) and day of fasting (May 14)

Archbishop John Wong issued a Pastoral Communique exhorting the faithful to join the Ascension Day livestream Mass on the weekend of May 23/24. The prelate also urged the people to unite in prayer, fasting and almsgiving on May 14 in response to Pope Francis’ call during the pandemic

Archbishop on additional MCO restrictions

Archbishop John Wong in a March 23 pastoral letter stated his decision to “issue further directives in compliance with the (MCO) to ensure pastoral care for the faithful is not unduly impeded nor unnecessarily disrupted”

Record number of First Holy Communicants, confirmands on feast day

KOTA KINABALU: This year’s St Simon Feast Day celebration saw a record number of First Holy Communicants with 51 candidates and 46 confirmands, on Nov 4. The event started off with Mass at the main church where Archbishop John Wong led the celebration, which was concelebrated with Archbishop Emeritus John Lee, parish rector Fr CosmasContinue reading “Record number of First Holy Communicants, confirmands on feast day”