MAY 01, 2016, Vol 66, No 09

Empowering ministries in their service of families, marriages

“We have all been called to be the alternative voice; the counter-culture. We need to bring God’s healing love to hurting marriages and families,” said Ms Cyrine Gregory, Marriage Encounter co-ordinator.She was commenting on the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) Family Partners’ Empowerment event at the Catholic Spirituality Centre on April 16.The event, attend [...]

Kindergarten kids bring Easter joy to the elderly

Cheery, exuberant children stole the hearts of St Joseph’s Home residents recently as they sang, danced and gave away special handmade gifts to their appreciative audience.The 70 kids from the Canossian-run Magdalene’s Kindergarten sang hymns and Easter songs, and danced to popular songs from the 1960s to the 1980s at the home located at Mandai [...]

Pray for the ‘mother of all vocations’

The priesthood is the “mother of all vocations” because the priesthood generates other vocations for the Church, said Archbishop William Goh.“Without the priest, who is going to give you the bread of life? Without the priest, who is going to heal you in the Sacrament of Reconciliation and empower you?” he asked during a Mass [...]

famfare!

Many a starry-eyed couple enters into marriage on cloud nine, thinking that love conquers all – only to be rudely awakened by the stark reality that marriage is no bed of roses. To augment existing marriage preparation programmes in the diocese, the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) will be launching its Couple Mentoring Journey [...]

PM Lee pays tribute to Montfortians at celebration

Montfortians – principals, teachers, students and ex-students – have exemplified what it means to be a “man for others”.Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made this observation during the launch of the Montfort 100 Fund on April 9. Alumni, current students, teachers, principals and Gabrielite Brothers were among those who attended the centennial fundraising dinner for [...]