Chancery Notice – 19 June 2020

June 20th, 2020|

OBITUARY Francis Joseph Chan, the father of Fr Cary Chan, passed away yesterday on 18 June 2020. He was 79. His wake will be held at 58 Coronation Drive, Singapore 269604. In view of COVID-19 safe distancing requirements, those wishing to attend the wake and/or the funeral should inform [...]

Preparing for gradual resumption of Mass

June 19th, 2020|

MCCY has on 18 June 2020 announced that public religious services in Singapore will be permitted but on a much reduced scale and with strict guidelines which must be adhered to. In the coming weeks, the Catholic Church will continue to work with the authorities to prepare for the [...]

The Trinity is love in service of the world

June 19th, 2020|

Pope Francis during Angelus. Photo: Vatican News God loves the world despite its sins Despite its sins, God loves the world, said Pope Francis to the faithfuls to mark the feast of the Most Holy Trinity. In His brief dialogue with Nicodemus, Jesus [...]

I survived a heart failure

June 19th, 2020|

– Thank God for giving me the time and energy Elaine Bernadette Seah One Sunday during Children’s Mass online, Fr Terence Kesavan asked parents to share with their children the story of what God has done for them which has strengthen their faith in God. [...]

United as one online community

June 18th, 2020|

AbBA reaching out to cheer FDWs FDW sisters and members of AbBA programme during a recent online reunion. Photo: ACMI Following the outbreak of Covid-19, most of us have been staying at home for an extended period of time. And, for some this [...]

Helping to bring the light of Christ to students

June 18th, 2020|

Catholic schools beckon Catholic teachers  Mrs Amanda Tan (second from right) together with Archbishop William Goh, Mrs Jenny Leong (Principal of CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent, third from right) as well as teachers and students of St. Theresa’s Convent at the Commencement of School Year [...]

CatholicSG Radio turns One in June 2020

June 18th, 2020|

Time really flies when there is fun to be had… it seemed only yesterday when CatholicSG Radio was launched on the 7th Sunday of Easter which also happened to be World Communications Day on June 2, 2019. Technically we started the stream on June 1, [...]

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

June 14th, 2020|

A Personal Reflection by FATHER IGNATIUS YEO. The Eucharist as “the Heart and vital Centre” of Priestly Ministry. In the teaching of Vatican II, the centrality of the Eucharist has been repeated in numerous post-conciliar documents. The document of the Ministerial Priesthood issued by the [...]

CHANCERY NOTICE – 13 June 2020

June 14th, 2020|

APPOINTMENTS Fr Peter Zhang Si Qian CDD has been appointed to the Board of Consultors for a term of five [5] years, with effect from 1 July 2020. The following have been re-appointed to the Archdiocesan Professional Standards Office (PSO) for a term of three [3] years with effect from [...]

Cafe Crossings soldiering on by God’s Grace

June 10th, 2020|

From right to left: Cafe staff – Ahmad Irfan bin Azhari, Chiam Hui Ling and Henry Lim together with Jenny Teng (second from right); former Chairman and now Advisor of Crossings Cafe, preparing food for delivery/takeaway. Photo: Crossings Cafe Fr Valerian Cheong whips [...]

Keeping the Catholic spirit in SJI alive

June 10th, 2020|

Students participating in an online Legion of Mary session. Photo: St Joseph’s Institution Edward Thomas Patani The current Circuit Breaker measures have seen schools shifting towards full Home-Based Learning. And, at St Joseph’s Institution, it raises the question of how we could keep [...]

Go tell a story and evangelise

June 9th, 2020|

No human story is insignificant to God Patricia Ang Amid the cacophony of voices and messages that surround us, Pope Francis has identified story telling as the theme for this year’s 54th World Communications Day that was celebrated on May 24. Human stories can represent [...]