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Kairos at IHM amidst the pandemic

January 20th, 2021|

A Catholic who brought her non-baptised husband to the Open House praying in church.Photo: Raymond Lee Since 2017, the Christmas Family Fiesta at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) has been a highly anticipated year-end celebration, not just with our [...]

Chancery Notice – 19 January 2021

January 19th, 2021|

OBITUARY Brother Gregory Thomas Lim, FSC of the De La Salle Brothers passed away yesterday, 18 January 2021. He was 96. Brother Gregory was born on 3 February 1924. He came from a large family with four brothers and four sisters—three of his sisters also joined religious congregations. Brother [...]

Mary, our Star of Hope

January 13th, 2021|

The Gate of Hope at CHIJMES. Photo: Eugene Tan Michelle Tan “Human life is a journey. Towards what destination? How do we find the way? Life is like a voyage on the sea of history, often dark and stormy, a voyage in which [...]

Celebrating a Christ-centred Catholic200SG

January 13th, 2021|

Joseph Tan During the past year, although the infamous “Covid-19 label” has been tagged on to everything e.g. the Covid generation, Covid taskforce, Covid restrictions, it is NOT the centre of our lives. “The Redeemer of man, Jesus Christ, is the centre of the universe [...]

Befriending the homeless after dark

January 13th, 2021|

Volunteers faithfully meeting with the homeless every Friday. Photo: Victoria Lim Victoria Lim The night of Dec 18, 2020, was cool and wet. A light drizzle started to form as a small team of volunteers from Catholic Welfare Services (CWS) Night Mission met [...]

The Christmas mystery

January 13th, 2021|

The Glory of the Newborn Christ in the Presence of the Father and the Holy Spirit (Annakirche, Vienna). Photo: Wikimedia Commons Father John Joseph Fenelon Christmas for Christians is about the Incarnation, God becoming man in Jesus Christ to bring salvation to the [...]

All brothers and sisters

January 13th, 2021|

St Francis meets with Sultan Malik-el-Kamal of Egypt by Zacarías González Velázquez. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Points of reflection on Fratelli tutti Father Gerard Louis, CSsR Pope Francis published his latest encyclical issued on Aug 4, 2020 on the feast of Saint Francis of [...]

Advertisement – Bible Lecture Series (on ZOOM) starting January 2021

January 6th, 2021|

2 Highland Road #03-17 C.A.E.C. (Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre)Singapore 549102 Mondays to Fridays: 9am-1pm Phone: 6280 0354/96528097 Email: [email protected] Bible Lecture Series  Summary of Bible Lectures (on ZOOM) starting January 2021 and their respective registration links: Monday evenings starting January 11th - The Letters of Peter, James and [...]

Shining with faith at Christmas Ignite 2020

January 4th, 2021|

The music directors, Saint Max crew and the four priests (L to R: Fra Derrick, Fr Luke, Fr Valerian and Fr Kamelus) after a recording session at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd. Photo: Patrick Theng Bernard Lim Christmas Ignite, a virtual Christmas concert to jumpstart Catholic200SG, the [...]

Our Lady comes to SJC

January 4th, 2021|

Our Lady interceding powerfully for all in SJC. Photo: CHIJ St Joseph’s Convent The CHIJ St Joseph’s Convent (SJC) family marked Thanksgiving on Nov 26, 2020 with a simple blessing of the school’s newly-minted grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes. Mindful of Covid-19 [...]

When we were children

January 4th, 2021|

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Michelle Tan “The enchanting image of the Christmas crèche, so dear to the Christian people, never ceases to arouse amazement and wonder…Standing before the Christmas crèche, we are reminded of the time when we were children, eagerly waiting to set [...]

A man of love and service

January 4th, 2021|

Remembering Gabrielite Brother James Tham Brother James Tham Koon Seng, a beloved member of the Brothers of Saint Gabriel, passed away peacefully on Dec 6, 2020. He was 91 years old and had been in the religious life for 67 years. Br James had dedicated [...]