Bringing God’s word to even those who are deaf

Singapore Catholic Deaf Community members at their 40th anniversary Mass.  Photo: VITA ImagesTheir hearing may be impaired or they may be totally deaf but that doesn’t deter them from their desire to search for God. They have a strong faith and through their Catholic community, they have come to know and grow in that faith, [...]

Maris Stella marks 60 years with Mass, concert and fiesta

Jared Ng It was a time of joy and celebration as Maris Stella High School marked its 60th anniversary with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop William Goh. The warm weather failed to dampen spirits as students, teachers and staff were in full voice as they sang hymns during the outdoor Eucharistic celebration. The July 26 [...]

New Nuncio conveys Pope’s blessing on Singaporeans

Photo: VITA ImagesChristopher KhooThe Holy Father prays for the Church in Singapore and wishes to bring to all “a word of hope and encouragement, invoking God’s blessings upon all the citizens”, said the new Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore.Speaking at a special Mass to welcome him at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd on Aug 6, [...]

Regional bishops’ conference elects commission heads

The following Heads of Commissions were elected for the 2019-2020 term during the July 10-13 Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. The meeting was held at MAJODI Centre, in Plentong, Johor:Biblical Commission: Bishop Cornelius SimConsecrated Life: Archbishop William GohDiocesan Priests and Seminaries: Bishop Richard NgEcumenism and Inter-Faith Affairs: Archbishop [...]

National Day Pastoral Message – One United People

This year, we celebrate Singapore’s 53rd National Day. To celebrate National Day is to celebrate nation-building, which is the work and participation of every citizen. How often do we take our nation for granted, just as many of us take our family for granted, and Church as well! We fail to realise that the nation, [...]

Celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Archbishop William Goh giving his homily during the Mass celebration at the Carmelite Monastery on July 16.People holding up their scapulars during the investiture of the scapular ceremony. Those invested in the scapular undertake a devotion to Mary and also receive spiritual benefits.

Fake emails warning

The Archbishop’s Communications Office (ArchComms) and the Chancery are warning Catholics to beware of fake email accounts and to be vigilant.The Chancery has released a notice on fraudulent emails impersonating clergy including the Archbishop and Chancellor.ArchComms, in its online CatholicSG Connect Bulletin, warned that it was possible that a PC was compromised, resulting in the [...]