Pope Francis entrusts the world to Mary

S’pore archdiocese wishes all Hindus a Happy Deepavali

Dear Hindu friends, With heartfelt thanksgiving, I share in your joy on this vibrant festival of Deepavali, which celebrates the triumph of good over evil and of light over darkness.As you unite yourselves with fellow Hindus all over the world during this Festival of Lights, may God bless you abundantly as you renew ties of [...]

Montfort Sec students, staff and alumni visit St Theresa’s Home

Some 150 Montfort Secondary School students, staff, parents and alumni visited St Theresa’s Home at Upper Thomson Road on Oct 19.The Parents Support Group (PSG) and Montfort Alumni felt this was one way to help Montfortians realise their vision of being “a Man for Others”.The students performed a lion dance and a wushu demonstration, while [...]

ACMA celebrates its last Mission Sunday Mass

“We often pray for ourselves only. We should pray for the glory of God,” said Fr Kenson Koh.Fr Koh was the main celebrant of the Mission Sunday Mass held at the Church of St Ignatius on Oct 20. It was organised by the Archdiocesan Commission for Missionary Activity (ACMA) of which he was chairman.He reminded [...]

Helping parents build happier, stronger families

Four speakers share how to do this at a recent Family Life Society forumA forum to educate parents of young children on some simple and effective ways to optimise their child’s early development was held on Oct 12 at the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore Auditorium.“The purpose of holding such an event, is to empower [...]

IHM golf event raises $200K for cathedral

Some 148 golfers gathered at the Tanah Merah Golf & Country Club on Oct 3 for the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary’s Charity Golf.The event, held in conjunction with the church’s diamond jubilee celebrations, was to raise money for the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd’s Restoration Fund. […]

Clarity Singapore officially opens its Yishun premises

Clarity Singapore, a Caritas Singapore member that provides mental health services, held its official opening on Oct 10.That day was also World Mental Health Day.Archbishop William Goh and Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC Dr Lee Bee Wah officially opened the centre at Yishun Ring Road. […]

Living his vocation with trust in divine providence

His is a “circumstantial vocation”, says newly-ordained Fr Jovita Ho.He shared that he encountered circumstances in life that made him question if there was more to life than what he then was doing, or whether God was possibly calling him to the priesthood.Fr Ho was ordained at the Church of Christ the King on Oct [...]

Consecrating the world to Mary in Singapore

While the pope consecrated the world to Mary on Oct 13, Archbishop William Goh led the Singapore archdiocese’s celebrationThe world is facing the scourge of secularism but prayer and an encounter with Christ can heal the ills of the world, said Archbishop William Goh at a Mass to mark the Consecration of the World to [...]