St Ann Catholic Church gets fund for rebuilding


Peter Howell Jilan

KUCHING: St Ann Catholic Church in Kota Padawan has received fund amounting to RM10,000 from the government for rebuilding purposes.

Political secretary to the Chief Minister, Peter Howell Jilan announced the allocation when speaking at the church’s fundraising dinner at Kota Padawan community hall here last Saturday.

According to him, the government fund would come from Minister of Social Development and Urbanisation Tan Sri William Mawan.

Howell, who represented Mawan at the dinner, also praised the organising committee for organising such an event to raise fund for the new church.

He hoped that the building could be built soon.

Rector of St Ann Parish, Friar Gerard Victor in his welcoming address mentioned that the parish needed around RM7 million to build the new church.

The expenditure would also include other related infrastructures to meet the increasing numbers of parishioners.