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 [...]

Our saints next door

5 lessons from 5 examples of “middle-class holiness” Michelle Tan In his Apostolic Exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate 6, Pope Francis refers to a category of saints who are not beatified or canonised, but who are examples of “a holiness found in our next-door neighbours, and who, living in our midst, reflect God’s [...]

A Catholic educator’s National Day wish

Theresian student leaders at the 2019 Leadership Investiture and National Day Observance Ceremony, pledging to serve the common good, committed to being a light to the nation. Photo: CHIJ St Theresa’s Convent Pauline Teng For the past 35 years as an educator in both Primary and Secondary schools, [...]

Reflections of a young father during Covid-19

God is the centre of Rishik’s young family. Photo: Rishik Elias Menon Christ’s Transfiguration gives the light of hope   Joshua Quek Darkness to light. This was how Pope Benedict XVI described Jesus’ Transfiguration in his address before the Angelus in 2006. The Pope stressed that the Feast [...]

BEING CONNECTED IN BODY AND SPIRIT AS ONE NATION

NATIONAL DAY MESSAGE 2020 In the light of safeguarding the well-being of everyone in the community during these Covid-19 times, the world speaks of a New Normal that must be observed by everyone. What is this New Normal? This includes social and physical distancing in public places, the donning of [...]

Reaching out to migrants as fellow brothers in Christ

Christopher (far right in black) delivering donated items of hand sanitisers, masks and cleaning agents to the dormitory. Photos: Barang For Your Buck When the Covid-19 Circuit Breaker began, the plight of the migrant brothers was on top of the mind of Christopher Boey, who encountered them through [...]

From Boys To Men For Others

Bringing hope to tsunami survivors by busking to raise funds. Photos: Montfort Junior School Wilbur Wong “Give me the love to be a caring person, helpful to all, especially the poor, the weak and the disadvantaged”. Such is the daily prayer of the boys at Montfort Junior School [...]

Chancery Notice – 20 July 2020

APPOINTMENTS Sr Salomi Cruz, RGS, has been appointed a Congregational Representative on the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS) for a term of two [2] years, with effect from 24 April 2020. Mr Bernie Poh has been appointed to the Catholic High School Management Committee (SMC) for a term of [...]

Importance of A Catholic Education

Catholic schools are places of encounters with Christ through learning. They offer the pursuit of knowledge in an environment of faith, love and values. Catholic schools, therefore, aspire to graduate students who will know that every person is made in God’s image and likeness and has value and that their education can help them contribute to the good of the larger community, not just themselves.

ABLE keeps services going for clients with disabilities

ABLE’s staff and clients participating in a “tele-respite”, a music and art therapy session conducted online. Photos: ABLE Appeals for support for its fund-raising Virtual Pilates  ABLE, a member of Caritas, the social mission arm of the Catholic Archdiocese, is not going to abandon its holistic suite of [...]