The birth of a new Parish - Long Lama 2018

Welcome Dance at Long Banyok
Pastoral visit of Bishop Richard to Long Banyok, Baram. on 20th Jan 2018

The Most Rev Bishop Richard  Ng made a pastoral visit to Long Banyok, a Kenyah Longhouse in middle Baram. This is also the longhouse of Msgr Francis Kuleh, the Vicar General of Miri Diocese. The bishop celebrated Sunset mass for about 200 people at the Church of Yesus, Juruselamat and later blessed a statue of Christ the Redeemer at the entrance of the church.

On Sunday 21st Jan 2018, he proceeded to Long Lama and elevated the church into a parish. He installed Fr Lazarus Swinie, a priest from Kuching as rector of the new parish of Blessed Sacrament, Long Lama. About 500 people from the different longhouses attended the installation mass at the Dewan. Long Lama was formerly under the care of Lapok Parish. The new parish has over 30 longhouses and a few schools under its jurisdiction.

Photograpy - Bishop Richard Ng and Jason Kho
Story by - Bishop Richard Ng

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