President Halimah visits ABLE to get first-hand account of their activities Audrey Lee President Halimah Yacob, who toured the ABLE centre in Toa Payoh, commended the efforts made to help people with disabilities to re-enter the workforce. During her visit on May 28, the President saw first-hand how the centre – Abilities Beyond Limitations [...]
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APPOINTMENTS The following are appointed to the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate with the following roles for a term of two  years with effect from 16 May 2019: a. James Edward Nichols – Director b. Paul Tang Wei-Min – Deputy Director The following have their terms at the Board of Abilities Beyond Limitation and Expectations Ltd [...]
On 4 February 2019, the Chancery issued Chancery Notice CHN/CN/2019/003 seeking information regarding a man named Benjamin Ho, who had claimed to be a Catholic priest and was conducting ministry in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore. Ho’s ministry was not authorised in the Archdiocese as he was not incardinated here and had not applied [...]
Attending the beatification of Guadalupe Ortiz, the first lay woman member of Opus Dei to be raised to the altar
It was with great anticipation that some 30 people from Singapore travelled to Spain for the beatification of Guadalupe Ortiz, first lay woman member of the Opus Dei to be raised to the altars, on May 18, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. The atmosphere was magical with a spirit of joy filling their hearts as about [...]
Pope Francis’ Motu proprio, "Vos estis lux mundi", establishes new procedures for reporting abuse and violence, and ensures that Bishops and Religious Superiors are held accountable for their actions. It includes the obligation for clerics and religious to report abuse. Every Diocese must have a system that allows the public to submit reports easily. By [...]
Obituary Mr Anthony Yeo Pway Soo, father of Fr Timothy Yeo, passed away on 2 May 2019. He was 93. Mr Yeo’s wake will be held at Block 717, Woodlands Drive 70, Singapore 730717. Night prayers will be held at 7.00 PM (Mandarin) and at 8.00 PM (English). Funeral Mass Date: 6 May 2019 (Mon) [...]
My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, With the words of the Risen Lord to His fearful apostles hiding behind closed doors in fear, I greet you all, “Peace be with you!” It is with deep sadness that you gather today to mourn the loss of the lives of so many of our brothers and [...]
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter! Today the Church renews the proclamation made by the first disciples: “Jesus is risen!” And from mouth to mouth, from heart to heart, there resounds a call to praise: “Alleluia, Alleluia!” On this morning of Easter, the perennial youth of the Church and of humanity as a whole, I [...]
SISTER LINDA LIZADA offers a few ideas on finding the balance in life’s journey Jared Ng Growing old can be the most difficult phase of life a person has to come to terms with. Have I lived life to the fullest? Have I accomplished enough? Did I achieve my goals? Have I been able to [...]