Easter event boosts knowledge of Catholicism
Fr Luke Fong speaking at the Easter for Everyone event.
A special event to help people learn more about the Catholic faith was organised recently by the Office for the New Evangelisation.
Almost 100 people comprising Catholics and their non-Catholic family members and friends, attended the Easter for Everyone event held at the Church of Sts Peter and Paul on April 29.
Fr Luke Fong gave a talk titled “Celebrating A New Life of Hope in the Midst of Uncertainties”.
Citing Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl’s observation on how people responded to harsh adversity in a World War II concentration camp, Fr Luke spoke about why we need a “sure, living hope” in life and how we may attain and activate it.
Participants also viewed the archdiocesan SG50 video, “Our Catholic Light”, depicting the history of the Catholic Church in Singapore, its early struggles and contributions to Singapore society such as in education and healthcare.
The event ended with a guided walking tour of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd.
Ms Koh Joo Khim, who is not a Catholic and who was invited by her sister-in-law to the event, said she found Fr Luke’s talk insightful and inspiring. She added that it has motivated her to find out more about the Catholic faith.
During the event, participants were given goodie bags containing information about Easter, the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd and Church of Sts Peter and Paul.