Climate change is real!

September 8th, 2020|

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 [...]

Remembering Brother Dominic Chong (1939-2020)

September 8th, 2020|

Bro Dominic in action in more recent times. Photo: SJI A life lived in witness to God’s love Audrey Lee Brother Dominic Chong Soon Cheong of the De La Salle Brothers, a beloved member of the Lasallian community and 60 years a Brother, [...]

Caritas Singapore Roundtable VI: Heal Our Home

September 8th, 2020|

Caritas volunteers washing up the reusable crockery and cutlery after an event. Photo: Caritas Singapore You can make a difference as stewards of the Earth! Caritas Singapore is organising a roundtable event that will bring together various people to discuss on environmental issues. [...]

Why is August a Marian month?

September 8th, 2020|

Father John Joseph Fenelon Traditionally, Catholics have always given special attention to the months of May and October dedicated to Our Blessed Mother. But how many of us know that August is a Marian month too? May, the month of Mary In May, Catholics offer [...]

Building communion as friends and fishers of men

September 8th, 2020|

The fledgling Friends at a CLG young lawyers’ retreat. Photo: CLG “We are young Catholic legal professionals united in our faith, weathering every storm with Jesus at the helm, and journeying together to cast our nets as fishers of men.”   Such is [...]

FAQs on the Assumption of Our Lady

September 4th, 2020|

Michelle Tan What is the Assumption? It is what the Church teaches as a dogma or truth of divine revelation that, at the end of her life, Mary was taken body and soul into heaven. Is the Assumption in the Bible? No, there is no [...]

What is Papal infallibility?

September 4th, 2020|

Michelle Tan “I am the Way, the Truth and the Life,” said Christ. To preserve His Church on the Way to eternal Life, and to prevent them from deviating from the Truth, “Christ endowed the Church’s shepherds with the charism of infallibility in matters of [...]

A beacon of light to families in need

September 4th, 2020|

Children enjoying a friendly game of carrom at CareNights. Spotlight on Morning Star Community Services Audrey Lee The Morning Star Community Services (MSCS) centre at Sengkang could have passed off as another one of the many activity centres that one would see in [...]

Shaping lives for service to God and nation

September 4th, 2020|

Fr Simon Pereira interacting with SGP students during Mass. Photos: SGP Forming God-loving, gracious and caring learners at St Gabriel’s Primary School Established as part of the St Gabriel’s family of schools in 1953 and run by the Brothers of St Gabriel, St [...]

Social distancing with the saints

September 4th, 2020|

The communion of saints at the CHS chapel. Catholic High School (CHS) has been very creative in building spiritual communion among their students with no less than the help of the saints. Although school Masses have not resumed yet, Susan Pang, CHS Pastoral Coordinator, hopes that having [...]

Suspension and resumption of Masses

September 4th, 2020|

In the real presence of Christ once more at Divine Mercy Church. Photo: VITA Images How has it impacted our relationship with Christ? Joshua Quek   Suspension The decision by the Archdiocese of Singapore to suspend Masses on February 15 hit the Catholic [...]

New Pastoral Committee To Replace COVID-19 Taskforce

September 3rd, 2020|

The COVID-19 Task Force recorded its last meeting and was dissolved as of 31st August 2020. The Taskforce Chairman Fr Stephen Yim, on behalf of the Archbishop, the Archdiocese, priests and parishes thanked the members for their time, efforts, sacrifices and prayers. Members of the Taskforce included: Fr Stephen [...]

Columbarium visits from 1 Sept 2020

August 26th, 2020|

With the commencement of Phase Two of Safe Reopening, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore instituted the Mass Attendance Registration System (MARS) to mitigate the risk of cross infection across parishes in Singapore. Activities in Catholic Churches have been managed according to the “one person, [...]

Chancery Notice – 24 August 2020

August 24th, 2020|

APPOINTMENTS 1. The following have been re-appointed to the Board of Catholic Foundation for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2021. a. Mr Andrew Sng b. Deacon Clement Chen 2. Fr Eugene Vaz has been appointed [...]