Agape Village donation draw

Caritas Singapore, the social mission arm of the Catholic Church in Singapore, has launched a donation draw to raise funds for the construction and equipping cost of Agape Village, which will be located at Lorong 8 Toa Payoh.Agape Village will bring together the services of Caritas Singapore’s 23 Catholic social mission affiliates and charities under [...]

Catholic varsity group leaders renew commitment to Christ

From Aug 29-30, Catholic leaders from several local and private universities in Singapore got together to renew their commitment to Christ and to journey in faith with other university leaders at the Office for Young People (OYP) in Lorong Low Koon.They came from National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University, Singapore University [...]

Corrinne May on Catholic values, family, entertainment industry

The Singaporean singer-songwriter, who will perform at the Archdiocesan Catholic Family Dialogue, shares her views with M Chua IT COULD have been a case of Sister Corrinne Foo May Ying, the singing nun. That it did not materialise does not make her current vocation less fulfilling, as “God knows better”, says Corrinne May, now the [...]

Pilgrimage to Kampong Bahru

A group of Catholics learnt about the history surrounding the Church of St Teresa and its vicinity in a special pilgrimage tour.Twenty-nine pilgrims gathered at the church in Kampong Bahru on Aug 31 for the tour, which combined history, heritage and spiritual reflection.Participants learnt about how Paris Foreign Missions (MEP) priest, Fr Emile Mariette started [...]

CHIJ pays tribute to founder, Mother Mathilde, with forum

As part of Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus’ (CHIJ) 160th anniversary celebrations, a CHIJ Forum organised by CHIJ Our Lady Queen of Peace was held on Aug 30 at Catholic Junior College.The Women in the Footsteps of Mother Mathilde forum paid tribute to the French Infant Jesus (IJ) sister, who set up the first [...]

Archbishop Chia now in St Theresa’s Home

The Archbishop’s Office released the following message on Sept 1: Dear Rev Fathers, Brothers, Sisters and Brothers and Sisters-in-Christ,On behalf of His Grace, Archbishop William Goh, this is to update you on Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia’s condition.According to his doctors, Archbishop Emeritus has completed his rehabilitation programme at TTSH-AMK Rehabilitation Centre. His condition remains largely [...]

Visually impaired perform for elderly residents of home

“As I am physically handicapped myself, I know it’s not easy for them to come out and perform. To do so, it takes great courage,” said Mr Law, a resident in St Theresa’s Home.He was among elderly residents who watched 16 visually impaired people from a Catholic music centre perform evergreen numbers on Sept 6. [...]

Launch of mission awareness campaign

A mission awareness campaign will be launched on Sept 21, about a month prior to World Mission Sunday.Organised by the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE), the campaign called One Family On Mission: a Joy Shared, invites every baptised person to share the joy of Christ.To prepare for World Mission Sunday on Oct 19, mission [...]

Archbishop Goh, bishops from other Churches to hold healing service

Bishops from different churches will come together on Oct 6 to hold an Ecumenical Charismatic Healing Service.Archbishop William Goh will give the homily, Bishop Terry Kee of the Lutheran Church will serve in the healing ministry team and Methodist Bishop Dr Wee Boon Hup will give the benediction.The service will take place at Aldersgate Methodist [...]

How the Asian Youth Day inspired us

Seeing the pope, and experiencing Church unity and Korean hospitality were among the memories of S’pore CatholicsAt the 6th Asian Youth Day (AYD), 48 pilgrims from Singapore learnt about the stories of the Korean martyrs, trod the path of persecution, met with Pope Francis, and shared in the joyful celebration of Catholics gathering from many [...]