Brunei: Bishop Cornelius Sim among New Batch of Cardinals
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Brunei: Bishop Cornelius Sim among New Batch of Cardinals

The announcement by Pope Francis of the elevation of Cornelius Sim, Apostolic Vicar of Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei, to the cardinalate is a tremendous joy for all those Mill Hill missionaries who have worked in the Diocese of Miri. When he was ordained a priest at the age of 38 in 1989, Brunei…

Nairobi, Kenya: Mill Hill Missionary Ordinations to Diaconate and Priesthood
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Nairobi, Kenya: Mill Hill Missionary Ordinations to Diaconate and Priesthood

Today, Sunday 25 October 2020, took place at the parish of St Joseph and Mary Shauri Moyo the ordination to the diaconate of six young Mill Hill Missionary members, And the priestly ordination of Herman Menjuan MHM The Rt Rev David Kamau, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Nairobi, was the ordaining bishop. To view…

Video Interview with First Malaysian Mill Hill Missionary
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Video Interview with First Malaysian Mill Hill Missionary

Malaysia: Missionary Stewards of Creation
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Malaysia: Missionary Stewards of Creation

Fr Oniz Kihokolo MHM is Parish Priest for St. Alphonsus’ Parish, Julau. Originally from Uganda, the missionary has created a demonstration garden, where he grows pineapples, sweet potatoes, pawpaws, tomatoes and passion fruit. He also rears rabbits and chickens and uses their natural waste for organic pesticide and fertil Fr Oniz shared: “A healthy environment…

October 2020 Extraordinary Mission Month: A Personal Story
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October 2020 Extraordinary Mission Month: A Personal Story

Ben Engelbertink worked and lived with the Iban people of Borneo in the 60’s and 70’s. In 2017 he went back to celebrate his 50th anniversary of his missionary work. How does he look back on this time? And do missionaries still have a future? You’ll see it in this documentary. René Horsthuis

Malaysia: Borneo Heading for Exit?
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Malaysia: Borneo Heading for Exit?

East Malaysia is much more ethnically and religiously diverse compared to the west. For example, the Malay population is a minority in both Sabah and Sarawak; in fact, no ethnic group constitutes more than 40% in either state. As a result, political Islam has not taken root here. In fact, one of the defining features…

Malaysia: Floods Wreak Havoc in Sarawak
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Malaysia: Floods Wreak Havoc in Sarawak

It has happened again: exactly 10 years down the line. And it has come without mercy. The last time Sarawak experienced heavy floods like the current one was in September 2010. Indeed the flood in most parts of Sarawak wreaked havoc and rendered many homeless and without basic needs. Most of the places that are…

Malaysia: On Being Gay in a Homophobic Country
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Malaysia: On Being Gay in a Homophobic Country

“Being gay in a homophobic country, with almost everyone and everything invalidating you and your experience and life, is lonely and depressing,” said Rawther, whose original name was Tahir. “I was lucky enough to be blessed by supportive parents. Their acceptance and support mean the world to me and are absolutely beneficial for my mental…

Dotpainting – Light in the Darkness
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Dotpainting – Light in the Darkness

There is a hidden meaning in this painting which needs explanation. The meaning gradually developed when I was painting myself, born between the two rivers (Dinkel and Regge, top and bottom blue lines), becoming a member of Mill Hill (the red lines left and right, sign of the sash or girdle of a Mill Hill…

Sarawak, Malaysia: Tribute to Brother Albert Rottensteiner MHM
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Sarawak, Malaysia: Tribute to Brother Albert Rottensteiner MHM

Pioneering Mill Hill Catholic missionary Brother Albert Rottensteiner (pic), who built Sarawak’s first micro-hydroelectric dam, has passed away. Brother Albert, an Italian missionary who holds a Malaysian permanent resident status, died aged 87 in the missionary retirement home in Brixen town in northern Italy on April 29. He had served in Miri Catholic Diocese in northern…

Malaysia: Mill Hill Missionaries Livestreaming Eucharist
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Malaysia: Mill Hill Missionaries Livestreaming Eucharist

Although church buildings have been closed and all public gatherings and celebrations have been cancelled in accordance with the decision of the government to restrict public movement as a way to limit the spread of Covid-19, it has not stopped priests in Sarawak from carrying out their pastoral and spiritual activities for the spiritual nourishment…

Suara, Mill Hill Missionary Magazine for Malaysia
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Suara, Mill Hill Missionary Magazine for Malaysia

It is Good to be Here My name is Fr. Liam Durrant and I was born and brought up in London, England. I am delighted to have received a mission appointment to work in the Diocese of Miri. I arrived here at the beginning of May last year and have been assigned to work in…