Chancery Notice – 21 August 2020

August 22nd, 2020|

Banns of Ordination The following candidates Deacon Emmanuel Teo Ming Ti OCD (Order of Discalced Carmelite Friars), Deacon Justin Yip Jian Wei, Deacon Mark Ma Shuai CDD (Congregatio Discipulorum Domini) and Deacon Luke Zhang Weigang CDD, will be called to the Order of the Presbyterate on 14 September 2020 [...]

Young and elderly are mutually dependent

August 20th, 2020|

Alessandro Gisotti “How important it is to have intergenerational exchanges and dialogue, especially within the context of the family.” These were the words of Pope Francis in July 26, 2013 when he was addressing the audience from the balcony of the Archbishopric of Rio de [...]

Chancery Notice – 19 August 2020

August 20th, 2020|

OBITUARY Bro. Dominic Chong Soon Cheong of the De La Salle Brothers passed away on 29 July 2020. He was 81 and had been a Brother for 60 years. Bro. Dominic took his perpetual vows in Singapore, on 3 December 1964. Thereafter, he served his [...]

Discovering the message of the Bible

August 19th, 2020|

The Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate Team. Seated L-R: Fr Ferdinand Purnomo, OCD., Spiritual Director. Mr Paul Tang, Deputy Director. Standing L-R: Mr Miguel Manuzon, Secretariat. Mr James Nichols, Director. This is the main aim of the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese [...]

Our saints next door

August 19th, 2020|

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 [...]

A Catholic educator’s National Day wish

August 19th, 2020|

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 [...]

Telling the greatest story ever told

August 19th, 2020|

Love in action: A Bible Apostolate session in progress. Photo: SVDP BA A parish Bible Apostolate leader shares his experience Michelle Tan Ronnie Chia is effervescent in his enthusiasm as he shares about the Bible Apostolate (BA) at the parish Church of St [...]

Chancery Notice – 17 August 2020

August 18th, 2020|

Banns of Ordination for Deacon Stanley Goh The following candidate Deacon Stanley Goh Yu-Ming SJ from the Society of Jesus, will be called to the Order of the Presbyterate on 30 January 2021 at Church of St Ignatius by His Grace, Archbishop William Goh DD. The publication of these [...]

Reflecting on St John Mary Vianney

August 18th, 2020|

Br Francis believes that it is through our trials that God is shaping us. Photo: Br Francis Tan Seminarian Francis Tan Every year, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saint John Mary Vianney, patron saint of all priests on August 4. However, this [...]

Reflections of a young father during Covid-19

August 18th, 2020|

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 [...]

Interreligious dialogue: building bridges for the common good

August 18th, 2020|

Archdiocesan Interreligious Christmas Celebration 2019 at St Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah). Photo: ACCIRD In a world that is increasingly multicultural and multireligious, overcoming prejudices, battling against indifference, and creating understanding among people of different religions so that we can live together in peace [...]

Live the truth and beauty of God’s plan…

August 11th, 2020|

Homily aids for priests and deacons, articles on the Church’s teachings on National Family Planning (NFP) and stories from real-life couples who have put the method to use are among the materials that would be distributed in this year’s US NFP Awareness Week from July [...]


August 9th, 2020|

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 [...]