Prayers for victims of the Sabah earthquake

The Archdiocesan Liturgy Commission has issued prayers for possible use for the Day of National Remembrance for victims of the Sabah earthquake: Lord our God, You are always faithful and quick to show mercy,the Sabah earthquake victimswere suddenly [and violently] taken from us.Come swiftly to their aid,have mercy on them,and comfort their family and friendsby [...]

Mass & Prayers for the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew

23 March 2015 (Singapore) – The Roman Catholic Church, along with the rest of Singapore, mourns the loss of our nation’s founding father, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew. In memory of the late Mr Lee, Archbishop William will be celebrating Mass at St Joseph’s Church (Victoria St) on Friday, 27 March at 1:15pm. Members [...]

Message for Guru Nanak Jayanti 2014

Dear Sikh Friends,I rejoice with you on your Gurpurab celebration of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on 6 November, with sincere wishes for peace, harmony and the greater strengthening of the bonds of solidarity among your families, friends and communities. May the warm friendship between our Sikh and Catholic communities continue to blossom and bear abundant [...]

May 24: World Day of Prayer for the Church in China

In May 2007 Pope Benedict composed a special prayer for the Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians (May 24), venerated at the shrine of Sheshan, near Shanghai. He also designated May 24 as the yearly World Day of Prayer for China and asked that we recite this prayer. Virgin Most Holy, Mother of the [...]

Coadjutor Archbishop-elect’s coat of arms

Msgr William Goh has been appointed by the Holy See as Coadjutor Archbishop of Singapore with the right to succession. The Holy See is also assigning Msgr Goh a titular see which is no longer inhabited. The following is an explanation of the symbols on the Coadjutor Archbishop-elect’s coat of arms:On the left: The lion [...]