St Francis of Assisi, the sower of seeds and minds

October 3rd, 2020|

Sr Detha guiding students in gardening. Photos: HSCS Hai Sing Catholic School (HSCS), located in Pasir Ris, was founded in 1959 by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM). Their patron saint, St Francis of Assisi, spent much of his time preaching about animals, [...]

St Francis’ love for all of creation

October 3rd, 2020|

Victoria Lim examines the Saint’s relationship with creation and the takeaways. St Francis and Brother Wolf. Photo: Wikimedia Commons St Francis’ relationship with creation continues to inspire many till this day. Contrary to popular belief, the Season of Creation is not just about [...]

The Transitus of St Francis of Assisi

October 3rd, 2020|

The Transitus. Illustration: Lee Kowling Friar Joseph Nasanathan, OFM On Oct 3, 2020, at the tomb of St Francis of Assisi and on the eve of the saint’s feast day, Pope Francis will sign his new social encyclical on human fraternity and solidarity [...]

You too can be an angel on earth

October 2nd, 2020|

Seven things you can do to follow the angels in heaven   Tobias and the three archangels. Frances Wu On Sept 29 we celebrated the Feast of the Archangels Michael (“who is like God”), Gabriel (“God is my strength”) and Raphael (“God heals”), [...]

MARS Registration For Up To 100 Persons

October 1st, 2020|

MARS Registration For Up To 100 Persons MCCY has recently announced that with effect from 3 Oct 2020, places of worship may conduct congregational and other worship services with up to 100 persons (up from the current 50) at a time, subject to safe management measures. In line with [...]

Chancery Notice – 1 October 2020

October 1st, 2020|

APPOINTMENTS Fr Aloysius Ong has been appointed Parish Priest of the Church of St Bernadette for a term of six [ 6] years, with effect from 9 January 2021. Fr Kamelus Kamus CICM has been appointed Parish Priest of the Church of Holy Spirit for a term of six [...]

A saint and his Singapore connection

September 28th, 2020|

The good shepherd who laid down his life for his sheep. Celebrating St Laurent Imbert’s feast day on Sept 20 St Laurent Marie Joseph Imbert was probably the very first saint to step on the shores of Singapore back in 1821. He was [...]

5 reasons to honour the most holy name of Mary

September 28th, 2020|

In the Divine Praises, when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed, the faithful sing: Blessed be the great Mother of God, Mary most holy. Blessed be her holy and immaculate conception. Blessed be her glorious assumption. Blessed be the name of  Mary, Virgin and Mother. FATHER [...]

Church of the Holy Cross celebrates its feast day with joy

September 28th, 2020|

Susan Pang 2020 is an unforgettable year. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone in the world. But we, at the Church of the Holy Cross, have embraced these unprecedented circumstances. Embracing new media “The social distancing measures imposed by the government did not discourage us from coming together [...]


September 22nd, 2020|

“Love one another as I have loved you” Knowledge and skills for future life and work. Values to build good character and form good citizens. A mission to serve and care for others, especially the last, the lost and the least, and so make this [...]