Banns of Ordination
The following Seminarian Bro. Gabriel Wong Feixiang will be called to the Order of Deacons on 25 July 2018 at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour (OLPS) by His Grace, Archbishop William Goh DD.
The publication of this banns fulfils the canonical requirement, can. 1051 2. Catholics are obliged to reveal any impediments or circumstances that would prevent Bro. Gabriel from receiving Sacred Orders and should contact the Parish Priest or the Archbishop with such information as soon as possible.
Fr. John-Paul Tan OFM, JCL
Chancery of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore
#07-01 Catholic Centre, 55 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187954
By Msgr Philip Heng, SJ
Why is loving God so difficult and demanding? This question is far more complex than it appears and more so for those who are going through the painful challenges of life.
Loving God is difficult. What does this mean? Loving God is difficult if the love we have for ourselves is a self-centred love. Many of us are often in conflict between knowing how much to love God and how much we are to love ourselves, as we are often blinded by our self-centred love.
Such self-centred love often includes the narrow and preoccupied love we have for our family; making us oblivious to the needs outside our families (e.g. poor, needy, church building fund and the like).