31st Anniversary of the Erection of Diocese of Sibu

SIBU: Bishop of Sibu Right Reverend Joseph Hii calls on all Catholic to continue to evangelise and to bear witness to the truth in this world.

In his homily during the 31st Celebration of the Diocese of Sibu at Sacred Heart Cathedral on June 6, he said that Catholics in Sibu had been given a diocese to carry out evangelization works. He pointed out that all Catholics are call to bear witness to the truth.

“Thirty one years ago, we had our ‘Merdeka’ from the Archdiocese of Kuching, that is how we have the diocese of Sibu and this is how the church can grow and advance.“God put us into this diocese so that we may continue to evangelise and bear witness in this world,” he said. He also pointed out that evangelization also means to give blessings to people. Meanwhile, he said that the diocese also celebrated the 31st anniversary of Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Emeritus Dominic Su who was ordained as the first bishop of Sibu 31 years ago.

Bishop of Sibu Right Reverend Joseph Hii blesses students after the mass.

On education, he pointed out that family was the first home for education and faith formation. The school, he said was second home for education and faith formation. He also urged people to pray for the schools that they may continue to form characters among the children.

by Jane Moh