CLS files

Here I Am, Here I Stay

These were the words penned on Peter Mooney’s columbarium nestled at the Church of St. Michael, Ipoh.

A Requiem Mass was held at the said church on 21 May 2016 organised by the CLS.

Presiding at the Mass was Rev. Father Peter Kim SJ, who had also presided at Peter Mooney’s funeral Mass on 27 April 2015. Read more »

Peter Mooney – A servant Than A Master

The family of the late Sir Dato Dr Peter Mooney arranged the celebration of the Eucharist at St Michael’s Church, Ipoh to coincide with Peter’s 92nd birthday.

The mass was celebrated by Rev Fr. Robin Andrews and con-celebrated by Rev Fr. Peter Kim, SJ on Saturday, 23rd May 2015.

Prof. Dr. Ghazali Musa, one of Peter's adopted sons, explained that although Peter’s birthday falls on 22nd May, the Mass was celebrated the following day to allow many to attend since it is a weekend. Read more »

Dato' Dr. Sir Peter Mooney Passes Away

It is with a heavy heart we announce that Dato' Dr. Sir Peter Mooney has passed away this morning.

Dato' Dr. Sir Peter Mooney was instrumental in the formation of the Catholic Lawyers' Society of Kuala Lumpur in 1992.

He was actively involved for many years in various charitable works as well as community service. His passing away is a great loss to the Catholic community, legal fraternity and Malaysia as a whole. Read more »

Red Mass Celebrations In East Malaysia And Brunei

Whilst many celebrated Valentine's day and its eve with loved ones, the Catholic lawyers in Brunei, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching instead celebrated their vocation at the Red Mass.

The Red Mass was organised for the first time in the Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei on 13th February 2015 and at the Archdiocese of Kuching on 14th February 2015.

Coincidentally, the Red Mass at Kota Kinabalu was celebrated at the Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu on 14th February 2015. Read more »

CLS Retreat 2014

The Catholic Lawyers’ Society held its annual retreat in the city of Kuching in Sarawak from 29th August to 1st September 2014.

The venue was the peaceful setting of the Home for Retired Priests situated in a suburb of Kuching. 

The members (and spouses) who attended the retreat were privileged to have as their retreat director the Archbishop of Kuching, Most Rev. John Ha. Read more »

CLS Announcement: Committee Members For 2014/15 Elected

Catholic Lawyers Society Kuala Lumpur is pleased to announce that the following members were elected as office-bearers of the Committee 2014/15 at the 20th Annual General Meeting held on Mar 22, 2014. Read more »

CLS Patron Celebrates His Sacerdotal

CLS Patron, His Grace Archbishop Emeritus Murphy Pakiam celebrated 50 years as a priest.

His Grace was ordained priest on10 May 1964. On 1 April 1995, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Kuala Lumpur. By 24 May 2003 he was made Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur. Read more »

Eulogy On CLS Founding President Cecilia Fernandez (1922–2014) By Lancelot Rozario

Dear Friends, We are all here today with a common purpose.

We are here to bid farewell to our sister Cecilia Fernandez, a loving mother and grandmother.

All of us got to know her at some time or the other during the 92 years that she was around. Read more »

Archbishop Pakiam Remains In Office

Archbishop Emeritus Pakiam will continue to be in office and will now serve as the Administrator of the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur.

The college of consultors elected Archbishop Emeritus Murphy Pakiam as the Administrator of the Archdiocese at their meeting announced by Rev. Fr. Jestus Pereira, the Chancellor of the Archdiocese. Read more »

CLS Members Gets Together

Members of the Catholic Lawyers Society, Kuala Lumpur (CLS)  got together at the home of Datuk & Datin Watson Peters on Saturday, 14 December 2013 for fellowship.

The annual event saw the presence of its spiritual director, Rt. Rev Fr. Jestus Pereira, Rt Rev. Fr. Clarence Dass and Tan Sri Lim Leong Seng, Archdiocese Administrator. Read more »

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