In his homilies, Fr Terence tries to find examples from daily life and the local culture to translate the Word of God. Growing up as a shy boy, public speaking was one of my greatest fears. In fact, whenever someone suggested the priesthood to me, I would [...]
Harvey Wee Archbishop William Goh has made a special appeal to the Catholic community, from parents to young people, alumni of mission schools, educators to benefactors, to come together and work towards preserving the identity, values and ethos of the Catholic schools in Singapore. This call to help strengthen [...]
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 [...]
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  years with effect from 1 January 2020. Fr Terence Kesavan is appointed [...]
Banns of Ordination The following candidate Deacon Friar Aiden Peter OFM from the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans), will be called to the Order of the Presbyterate on 27 October 2019 at Church of St Mary of the Angels by His Grace, Archbishop William Goh DD. The publication of [...]
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.
Prior to National Service (NS), I was told by a priest that NS is a place where my faith could either blossom or hit rock bottom. I wasn’t too sure how the former could be true because my perception was that NS was a God-forsaken place. The countless stories [...]