Letting the Holy Spirit into our lives

June 9th, 2020|

Audrey Lee I have always grappled with the concept of the Holy Spirit because it is to me the most intangible aspect of the Holy Trinity. Whenever we make the sign of the cross, we are reminded of the Father, the Son and the Holy [...]

Chancery Notice – 31 May 2020

June 1st, 2020|

APPOINTMENTS Fr Antony Kuttianickal CMI has been re-appointed Chaplain for the Archdiocesan Commission for Malayalam Apostolate (ACMA) for a term of two [2] years, with effect from 26 March Fr Antony Kuttianickal CMI has been appointed Interim Administrator for the Church of the Transfiguration (COTT), [...]

The Little Way

May 29th, 2020|

Father Ronald Rolheiser Most of us have heard of Saint Therese of Lisieux, a French mystic who died at age 24 in 1897, and who is perhaps the most popular saint of the last two centuries. She’s famous for many things, not least for a [...]

Our responsibility to check climate change.

May 29th, 2020|

Father Colin Tan, SJ St Augustine of Hippo once said: “Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.” The most difficult thing to change [...]

Catholic News has gone digital!

May 29th, 2020|

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Catholic News has gone Digital! The current COVID-19 situation has challenged us and our commitment to bring you the Catholic News regularly! We will continue to bring you the latest updates concerning the Church locally and universally. With personal reflections and articles [...]

Mary, the Model Disciple

May 28th, 2020|

Stella Lee The Church has traditionally set aside the month of May in honour of Mother Mary. Here, as we ponder a bit more about where Mary fits in the life of faith, I would like to explore the idea of Mary as the model [...]

Gradual Resumption of Religious Activities in Phase 1

May 27th, 2020|

My dear sisters and brothers in Christ, The Ministry of Culture, Community & Youth (MCCY) has announced that religious organizations may open for private worship after the circuit breaker ends on 1 June. Because of the risks of infection, Phase 1 carries many restrictions and requirements to all religious [...]

The courage to say yes to God’s call

May 27th, 2020|

Sunday, 3 May 2020, marks the 57th World Day of Prayer for Vocations. It is a day that is set aside by the Church to encourage people to reflect and discern God’s call to them. Over the course of his Pontificate, Pope Francis has spoken [...]

Letting the light of Christ shine forth

May 27th, 2020|

Canossian Sisters find new ways to reach out to the community during this COVID-19 period Leonard Leow The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent circuit-breaker period have impacted many people from all walks of life. For the Canossian Sisters, it was no different. Reaching out to [...]

SJI’s Lenten labour with an environmental flavour

May 22nd, 2020|

Firmin Lee and Eliza Lim As we enter the Easter Octave, students at St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) can look back at their Lenten journey with pride and satisfaction at what they have accomplished. In line with the United Nation’s sustainable goals to create a better [...]