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Centre that is making a difference to help the disabled

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 [...]

Chancery Notice – 24 May 2019

APPOINTMENTS The following are appointed to the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate with the following roles for a term of two [2] 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 [...]

Chancery Notice – 21 May 2019

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 [...]

New norms for the whole Church against those who abuse or cover up

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 [...]

Chancery Notice – May 2

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) [...]

Pope Francis’ Easter Message 2019

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 [...]

Preparing for the twilight years

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 [...]