Archbishop Goh’s Message: Assessing the fruits of the Year of Faith

Images Of Blessed John Paul II

IMAGES OF BLESSED JOHN PAUL II are displayed at a Nov 5 youth rally in his honour at St Thomas University in Miami. The rally was part of a Nov 3-21 tour that gave Catholics at some 10 parishes in Miami archdiocese a chance to view and venerate a relic of the late pope, which [...]

St Gabriel’s schools turn 60

More than 450 old boys, teachers, principals, parents, well-wishers and Gabrielite Brothers gathered to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the St Gabriel’s primary and secondary schools on Nov 9.The evening celebration of Mass and dinner was held at St Gabriel’s Primary School, and was planned by the St Gabriel’s Old Boys’ Association, together with the [...]

Franciscan friars bless animals in relocated sanctuary in JB

JOHOR BAHRU – On Nov 8, Franciscan Friars John-Paul Tan and Derrick Yap from the Church of St Mary of the Angels blessed an animal sanctuary in Malaysia.Noah’s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary (NANAS) was started in Singapore in 1995 by Mr Raymund Wee, a Singaporean Catholic who wanted to help abandoned and abused animals. [...]

CHARIS aids Cambodian flood victims

Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore (CHARIS) deployed a mission team of one staff and three volunteers to Kompong Thom in central Cambodia from Nov 7-13.In September this year, heavy monsoon rains caused massive flooding in 17 of Cambodia’s 23 provinces.More than 1.7 million people were affected by the floods, including 188 people who [...]

West District rally touches chord with youth

From an adaptation of a pop song to a ballad by priests, the West District Youth Rally had something for just about everyone“What does the Lord say?”If this line sounded familiar during the recent West District Youth Rally, it was because it was an innovative adaptation of Norwegian duo Ylvis’ hit song, What Does the [...]

S’porean nun makes final profession in Manila

Verbum Dei Sr Cecilia Teo shares how God called her to the Religious congregationAt an international youth event with the Verbum Dei Missionaries in 2003, Singaporean Cecilia Teo promised Mary that she would do whatever Jesus asked of her.It was also during that time in Spain that she felt Jesus offering her a new way [...]