The 11 missionaries pose with Mount Kinabalu in the background. Franciscan aspirant Julian Chua (front row, right) shared how he encountered God during the trip.
A team of 11 missionaries, made up of 10 Singaporeans and one from Sabah, Malaysia, made the arduous journey to Ranau, Sabah, as part of a mission trip to distribute essential humanitarian supplies to about 300 families living in seven villages.
Among them were Franciscan Friar Father Justin Lim and two Franciscan aspirants. (See sharing by one of them below).
An affiliate of Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore (CHARIS), Clare’s Missionary’s July 5-10 visit was part an outreach to 52 mission outstations under the care of St Peter Claver Church in Ranau.
So how do we live our life of faith in today’s digital world?
Sisters Rose Pacatte and Nancy Usselmann, Daughters of St Paul Sisters from the US, and global educators on media literacy, will be visiting Singapore in November to conduct media workshops on the theme, Bridging Faith and Life in a Digital World.
Media literacy education teaches people of all ages the dynamics of entertainment and information media and the culture they create.
Msgr Philip Heng, SJ
God’s Mercy and Compassionate Love are a mystery that many struggle to comprehend especially when a person’s pain and suffering are overwhelming and there does not seem to be any light at the end of the tunnel. In such situations God seems to be absent.
Daniel and Shelley Ee, the Worldwide Marriage Encounter’s global leaders, have been appointed members of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life.
Singaporean couple Daniel and Shelley Ee have been appointed members of the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. The announcement was made by the Vatican on Oct 6.
The couple, who have been the Worldwide Marriage Encounter’s global leaders since 2014, said that they are “truly humbled by this appointment and it is certainly an honour for Worldwide Marriage Encounter.
We believe it is in recognition of the work of our movement throughout the world. We will certainly do our best to serve the dicastery by drawing on our experiences in the movement as well as from our own life experiences.”