St Ann Catholic Church in Padawan held the earth-breaking ceremony for their new St Ann Catholic Church yesterday despite only securing RM4.5 million from the needed RM17.8million.

Aside from housing a church, the new church centre would also include various other buildings which shall be used for religious affairs which include Sunday School classes.

Aside from Archbishop John Ha and Fr Gerald, the ceremony was also attended by Infrastructure Development and Communitarian Minister Datuk Seri Micheal Manyin Jawong whom also suggested that the church set up a learning centre for young Christian children.

For those interested to help the church raise funds for the proposed new St Ann Catholic Church, please visit the church at Pasar Batu 10, Kota Padawan,93250 Kuching, Sarawak. Malaysia or call +06 082-611757. One can also fax the church at +06 082-616757 or email them at

Photo above showing the earth-breaking ceremony taken from St Ann’s Facebook page.