Chancery Notice: New nuncio appointed to Singapore

Archbishop Marek ZalewskiAs of 21 May 2018, His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Archbishop Marek Zalewski as Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Singapore, as well as non-resident Pontifical Representative for Vietnam. This is Archbishop Zalewski’s second assignment to Singapore, the first being from 2011-2012 when he served as Counsellor of the Nunciature. [...]

Canossian alumni race for funds

Instead of a themed dinner or dance party, this year’s Canossian’s Connect, an annual event of the Canossian Alumni Association, took place outdoors in a form of a race.The Canossian Heritage Race for Funds was held on July 9 and the flag off was at the parochial house of St Joseph’s Church, Victoria Street.The event [...]

Coming up: film festival on Catholic social teachings in September

Film premiere, workshop on film history to be featured among others CANA The Catholic Centre will hold the second edition of its CANA Film Festival (CFF) from Sept 7-13. The biennial event first took place in June 2014 and is focused on the universality of Catholic social teachings.According to CANA, stories about good versus evil, [...]

Grants available for theology course

Catholics who wish to take up the Certificate in Theology course at the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) can now apply for a grant.The Catholic Foundation is providing the grant for one parishioner per parish to study the course during the second semester of 2015. According to CTIS, 11 parishes have so far taken [...]

Ex-CJC students share how they overcame obstacles to do well in A-levels

Visually-impaired boy’s Math A-level results came as a ‘surprise’ Eighteen-year-old Caleb Tay was born with low central vision and colour blindness. And he loathed Maths. “I couldn’t understand anything that the [Math] lecturers were saying and I was very discouraged,” said the Catholic Junior College alumnus on March 2.“I actually thought of dropping from H2 [...]

Students score good results for IB programme

Students from St Joseph’s Instituition (SJI) and St Joseph’s Institution International did well in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).The results were released on Jan 5.It was a significant milestone for SJI, as the Class of 2014 is the school’s first batch of IDBP students. They were admitted in 2013 for the two-year pre-University programme.Not [...]

No Longer Slaves, But Brothers and Sisters

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD DAY OF PEACE, 1 JANUARY 2015 NO LONGER SLAVES, BUT BROTHERS AND SISTERS 1. At the beginning of this New Year, which we welcome as God’s gracious gift to all humanity, I offer heartfelt wishes of peace to every man and woman, to [...]

Chancery Notice – 8 December 2014

APPOINTMENTS Mgr Ambrose Vaz has been appointed as Spiritual Director of the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate which has been entrusted to the Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity (FMVD) to manage and run programmes. Fr Paul Tay has relinquished his office as Parish Priest of the Church of the Sacred Heart with effect from 8 December 2014 and [...]

Chancery Notice – 6 November 2014

APPOINTMENTS Fr Alphonsus Dominic has been appointed chaplain to Holy Innocents Primary School for a term of two [2] years with effect from 17th October 2014. Fr Edward Seah has been appointed Assistant Director of the Archdiocesan Catechetical Office for a term of two [2] years from 23 October 2014. The following parish priests have [...]

Message for Guru Nanak Jayanti 2014

Dear Sikh Friends,I rejoice with you on your Gurpurab celebration of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on 6 November, with sincere wishes for peace, harmony and the greater strengthening of the bonds of solidarity among your families, friends and communities. May the warm friendship between our Sikh and Catholic communities continue to blossom and bear abundant [...]