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A saint and his Singapore connection

September 28th, 2020|

The good shepherd who laid down his life for his sheep. Celebrating St Laurent Imbert’s feast day on Sept 20 St Laurent Marie Joseph Imbert was probably the very first saint to step on the shores of Singapore back in 1821. He was [...]

5 reasons to honour the most holy name of Mary

September 28th, 2020|

In the Divine Praises, when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed, the faithful sing: Blessed be the great Mother of God, Mary most holy. Blessed be her holy and immaculate conception. Blessed be her glorious assumption. Blessed be the name of  Mary, Virgin and Mother. FATHER [...]

Church of the Holy Cross celebrates its feast day with joy

September 28th, 2020|

Susan Pang 2020 is an unforgettable year. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone in the world. But we, at the Church of the Holy Cross, have embraced these unprecedented circumstances. Embracing new media “The social distancing measures imposed by the government did not discourage us from coming together [...]

CATHOLIC EDUCATION SUNDAY 2020

September 22nd, 2020|

“Love one another as I have loved you” Knowledge and skills for future life and work. Values to build good character and form good citizens. A mission to serve and care for others, especially the last, the lost and the least, and so make this [...]

MASS BOOKINGS NOW OPEN FOR TWO WEEKENDS

September 11th, 2020|

The ArchDigital Church Team has announced that the faithful who have registered with their parish churches on the MARS system, will now be able to book for a second weekend Mass.   Booking on MARS for the second weekend Mass begins on Sept 15th, Tuesday at 9am. The second [...]

Creation at a crossroads

September 9th, 2020|

Photo: Vatican News Pope Francis’ 5 Rs for a Jubilee of the Earth Michelle Tan In his Message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on Sept 1, the first day of the ecumenical Season of Creation which ends [...]

Celebrating Catholic education in Singapore

September 8th, 2020|

CHIJ Secondary teachers wishing students “Hello from the other side!” Photos: CHIJ Secondary “To Love, Dignify, Serve and Lead” This is the vision of our Catholic educational institutions for their 50,000 or so students ranging from nursery children and preschoolers, to Primary School [...]

Christ, our T.E.A.C.H.E.R par excellence

September 8th, 2020|

Imitating Jesus, the master catechist and evangelist Michelle Tan On Saturday and Sunday Aug 22 and 23, we celebrated Catechetical Awareness Weekend and Lay Apostolate Sunday, and on Friday, Sept 4, we celebrated Teachers’ Day. Whether we are catechists (which comes from the Greek katēkhein [...]

Putting happiness within reach

September 8th, 2020|

Clarity celebrates 10 years of rebuilding lives, renewing hopes We, Clarity Singapore, a member organisation of both Caritas Singapore and the National Council of Social Service, have come a long way since our humble beginnings on World Mental Health Day, 2010. In 2019, we delivered [...]

St Teresa of Kolkata: a prophetic witness of love

September 8th, 2020|

The Missionaries of Charity going forth to serve. Photo: Martin Jernberg; https://martinjernberg.com Cassandra Lim Recently in a conversation with a friend, I was reminded of the words of Greek poet and philosopher, Nikos Kazantzakis: “Three kinds of souls, three prayers: (i) I am [...]