What to do when God calls you?

“Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?” (Matthew 19:16). This was the question put to Jesus by the rich young man. So fundamental is this question that everyone, at one time or another, will have to embark on this quest for the [...]

September 13th, 2019|Categories: CatholicNews, Featured|

Games to promote inter-religious harmony

Bernadette Lee The Harmony Games is into its 12th year but the enthusiasm and the energy that the participants put into the events certainly augur well for Singapore efforts to promote inter-religious harmony. Some 160 participants gathered on the morning of Aug 24 to learn [...]

September 10th, 2019|Categories: CatholicNews, Featured|

Chancery Notice – 26 August 2019

APPOINTMENTS Mr Sean La’Brooy has been nominated as a member of the Board of Management for CHIJ schools in accordance with the provisions of the Constitutions of the Board of Management for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 January 2020. Fr Terence Kesavan is appointed [...]

September 3rd, 2019|Categories: CatholicNews, Chancery Notices|

Archdiocese statement on the Maintenance of Religious Harmony (Amendment) Bill

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore is fully supportive of the Maintenance of Religious Harmony (MRHA) (Amendment) Bill. The proposed changes are timely given that the MRHA was enacted in 1990 to provide for the maintenance of religious harmony in Singapore. With the pervasiveness of the Internet and social media, hateful messages that can deepen and fracture religious harmony can spread faster and wider than before.

September 2nd, 2019|Categories: CatholicNews, Featured|

Not a teacher, but a witness of God’s love

A sharing to mark Catechetical Awareness Weekend Gerard Ang “Our parish is in need of more catechists. Can you help us?” is an often heard, sometimes frantic plea from our church’s catechetical ministry. This was how I received the call to catechise. On reflection, I believe that no [...]

August 30th, 2019|Categories: CatholicNews, Featured|

A peace from within

As the first song, “Sing Praises All Your Peoples” rang through the Cathedral, our voices lifted as one to praise and honour God. This prepared us for the subsequent prayer chants which was based on the theme, Be Content With What You Have. The simple songs which comprised a repetition [...]