Christmas with St Joseph: The Guardian of Jesus

KOTA KINABALU: This time, the St Simon Catholic Church Likas parish decided to celebrate Christmas especially in the company of Joseph, the guardian of Jesus. "That we may receive the birth of the Lord in the same spirit as 'holy Joe'," the rector of St Simon Catholic Church Likas, Fr Cosmas Lee, told the packed …

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‘Trust in Jesus’, archbishop says at recent St Simon feast day

KOTA KINABALU: At the recent Feast Day celebration, Archbishop John Wong reminded the St Simon Catholic Church Likas parishioners to trust in Jesus and listen to what God is telling them through the Good News. Citing the Gospel of Luke, the prelate spoke about how Jesus spent the whole night in prayer before handpicking His …

‘I came here to be near God’

St Simon Catholic Church Likas Soccom Ministry photographer and regular contributor writes about her visit to the Holy Family Residence for Senior Citizens in Papar, alongside the parish's Pastoral Care Ministry, recently. What she didn't expect was a chance meet-up with one of the residents who shared her inspirational journey of conversion, which turned the formal …

Children’s Adoration on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

|By Teresa Ham| “Let the Children Come to Me (Matthew 19:14)." This personal invitation from our Lord stirred the hearts of the catechists in the Ministry of Faith Formation for Children (Sunday School) of St Simon Catholic Church, Likas,  at the recent Solemnity of the Most Precious Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). The …

‘We are precious to God,’ rector says on Mother’s Day

KOTA KINABALU: The St Simon Catholic Church Likas rector Fr Cosmas Lee waxed lyrical, in his Mother's Day homily recently, when he described how the Moon reflects light from the Sun, of which without the latter the Moon won't be visible from Earth. "Many fathers, saints and theologians of the Church often use this allegory, this …