NOVEMBER 17, 2013, Vol 63, No 23

Prayer service at the chapel.Prayer service at the chapel.Some 60 laypeople and 10 priests took part in a blessing ceremony at the Choa Chu Kang Catholic Cemetery on All Souls’ Day, Nov 2.

The event began with a procession of the priests, who were mostly from the North District, into the cemetery chapel.
Fr Christopher Lee from St Joseph Church (Bukit Timah) then led the crowd in a short prayer service.

The young and old celebrate family life


Ms Wendy Louis of ACCS introducing Christopher Walker’s ‘Stella Mass’ to School Chaplaincy Team members during a recent recollection.Ms Wendy Louis of ACCS introducing Christopher Walker’s ‘Stella Mass’ to School Chaplaincy Team members during a recent recollection.“Being” rather than “doing” was widely agreed as the most important part of a School Chaplaincy Team member’s role during a recent recollection.

Fourteen such members, comprising three nuns and 11 laypeople, attended a year-end recollection and gathering at St Joseph’s Institution Junior school on Nov 1.

President Tony Tan and his wife, Mary, pose for a photo with SJI students at the closing of the second Fullerton-SJI Leadership Lectures.President Tony Tan and his wife, Mary, pose for a photo with SJI students at the closing of the second Fullerton-SJI Leadership Lectures.

“It has been many years but I remain grateful till this day to my teachers and the La Salle Brothers who taught us to be the best that we can be, to lead useful lives and to contribute to society.”

President Tony Tan made this remark in a speech to about 300 students and educators from various schools at the closing of the second Fullerton-SJI (St Joseph’s Institution) Leadership Lectures at The Fullerton Hotel on Nov 5.
Participants bringing up offertory gifts during the special Mass.Participants bringing up offertory gifts during the special Mass.The Filipino Ongoing Development Programme marks its silver jubilee

More than 300 female migrant workers of various nationalities celebrated the 25th anniversary of an outreach programme catering specially to them on Nov 3.

The FMM House on Holland Road was a hive of activity as Filipinas, Indonesians, Myanmar nationals, Indians, Mexicans and domestic workers from other countries gathered to mark the silver jubilee of FILODEP (Filipino Ongoing Development Programme).