The ArchDigital Church Team has announced that the faithful who have registered with their parish churches on the MARS system, will now be able to book for a second weekend Mass.   Booking on MARS for the second weekend Mass begins on Sept 15th, Tuesday at 9am. The second weekend Mass Booking is a [...]

Creation at a crossroads

Photo: Vatican News Pope Francis’ 5 Rs for a Jubilee of the Earth Michelle Tan In his Message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on Sept 1, the first day of the ecumenical Season of Creation which ends on Oct 4, the feast [...]

Celebrating Catholic education in Singapore

CHIJ Secondary teachers wishing students “Hello from the other side!” Photos: CHIJ Secondary “To Love, Dignify, Serve and Lead” This is the vision of our Catholic educational institutions for their 50,000 or so students ranging from nursery children and preschoolers, to Primary School students and teenagers in secondary [...]

Christ, our T.E.A.C.H.E.R par excellence

Imitating Jesus, the master catechist and evangelist Michelle Tan On Saturday and Sunday Aug 22 and 23, we celebrated Catechetical Awareness Weekend and Lay Apostolate Sunday, and on Friday, Sept 4, we celebrated Teachers’ Day. Whether we are catechists (which comes from the Greek katēkhein meaning to “instruct orally”) or [...]

Putting happiness within reach

Clarity celebrates 10 years of rebuilding lives, renewing hopes We, Clarity Singapore, a member organisation of both Caritas Singapore and the National Council of Social Service, have come a long way since our humble beginnings on World Mental Health Day, 2010. In 2019, we delivered close to 3,500 counselling hours [...]

St Teresa of Kolkata: a prophetic witness of love

The Missionaries of Charity going forth to serve. Photo: Martin Jernberg; Cassandra Lim Recently in a conversation with a friend, I was reminded of the words of Greek poet and philosopher, Nikos Kazantzakis: “Three kinds of souls, three prayers: (i) I am a bow in your hands, [...]

Climate change is real!

Caritas Singapore kickstarts care for creation Zooming in on stewardship of the earth. Photo: Caritas Singapore Themed “Heal Our Home”, Caritas Singapore’s Roundtable VI was held on Friday, Aug 14, 2020 to advocate stewardship of the Earth. This virtual roundtable saw more than 60 participants and veteran speakers [...]

Remembering Brother Dominic Chong (1939-2020)

Bro Dominic in action in more recent times. Photo: SJI A life lived in witness to God’s love Audrey Lee Brother Dominic Chong Soon Cheong of the De La Salle Brothers, a beloved member of the Lasallian community and 60 years a Brother, passed away peacefully on July [...]