Social Mission

All the parish ministries in the Diocese of Penang involved in social mission will now be consolidated under the same umbrella of Caritas as one big social arm of the Catholic Church. Empower parish community to become involved in the churches’ social mission.

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Lenten Campaign 2022

The theme for Lenten 2022 :
Restore, Renew, & Rebuild. It’s a 3 Year plan to Restore the lost HOPE, Renew Faith and Rebuild Communities

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Heartbeat of Jesus

Inter-deanery, inter-parish, inter-ministry, and networking amongst all the social mission arms of the diocese working together with one common mission and vision which is to bring the heartbeat of Jesus in every aspect of the works of charity we do.

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What is Caritas

Caritas which means love and compassion in Latin. Inspired by Catholic faith, Caritas is the helping hand of the Church – reaching out to the poor, vulnerable and excluded, regardless of race or religion, to build a world based on justice and fraternal love.

About CARITAS Penang

Caritas Penang engages in works of charity, relief, integral human development, care for creation and social services. We seek to work with communities, non-governmental organizations, and local authorities to promote an inclusive and sustainable development for all.

Recent Social Mission Initiatives

Launching of Lenten Campaign 2022

Bishop Sebastian Francis presenting the special fund cheque to the Caritas representatives. Penang diocese focuses on ‘Restoration’ The Diocese of Penang launched its Lenten Campaign on Ash Wednesday with the …


Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is always 46 days before Easter Sunday and marks the beginning of the Lenten season. Lent is traditionally a 40-day fast — a reference to the time Jesus …


CHS (Sharing Hope 2.0)

By CHS   February, 2022 One of the issues that was highlighted in March 2021 by Sharing Hope volunteers was on the pro-longed Covid-19 pandemic which has adversely affected the country’s …


CHS (Advent Project)

Cathedral of the Holy Spirit Advent Project Outreach to Children’s Ward, Penang General Hospital By Andrew Loh   Dec 17, 2021 Goodie bags distribution to the Children’s’ Ward at the Penang …


CDM (Blood Donation Campaign)

4 Dec 2021 Church of Divine Mercy Penang in collaboration with Caritas Penang and Penang General Hospital and Kelab Sukan Rekreasi dan Kebajikan Wawasan Negeri Pulau Pinang, organized a blood …


Community Development Course

5 Representatives from Caritas Penang Diocese attended the Course organized by Caritas Malaysia. The Course is about resource mobilisation that covers both human resources and finances. Built on the principle …



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