JYM Plenary Indulgences

     What Is Plenary Indulgence? How To Receive It?         ON the occasion of the Jubilee of Mercy announced by Pope Francis, all faithful Christians may obtain a plenary indulgence. “An indulgence is a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven” (CatechismContinue reading “JYM Plenary Indulgences”

Ash Wednesday 2016

Sharing God’s mercy so that there will be hope in the world again KOTA KINABALU: Despite still in the mood for Chinese New Year celebration, the faithful flocked to St Simon Church Likas to begin the Lenten season with Ash Wednesday Mass on Feb 10. At the service, concelebrated with visiting priest Fr Jojo Fung,Continue reading “Ash Wednesday 2016”

Francis’ Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ now available online

Excerpt from Vatican’s official website. (Read the full Encyclical HERE – pdf format available for download) 1. “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”. In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our lifeContinue reading “Francis’ Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ now available online”

Feast Day 2014

Archbishop urges Christians to share talents as St Simon Church turns 30 KOTA KINABALU: The leader of the Catholic Church in the archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu, Archbishop John Wong, reminded the parishioners of St Simon Catholic Church Likas to contribute their God-given talents to the Church on its 30th anniversary celebration on Oct 26. TheContinue reading “Feast Day 2014”