Archbishop William Goh blessing the grounds of Marymount Convent School on Jan 13.
Staff and students of Marymount Convent School had every reason to celebrate as the new school year began.
After two years of upgrading works, during which the school functioned at a holding site in Toa Payoh, they returned to spanking new facilities at the school’s former site on Marymount Road.
And on Jan 13, Archbishop William Goh and five priests celebrated a special Mass to mark the opening of the school year and conducted a blessing ceremony for the school.
Sr Catherine Lim passed away on Jan 9 at the age of 94.
Canossian Sr Catherine Lim was called back to the Lord at the age of 94 on Jan 9, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
Sr Catherine was born in Singapore on Oct 5, 1922, to devout Catholic parents: Peter Lim Ah Pin and Florence Teo.
She was baptised on Oct 8, 1922 at the Church of Sts Peter and Paul and studied in CHIJ Victoria Street (the present CHIJMES).