Important to review ways in which Church operates

Vatican representative highlights this issue during regional bishops’ meetingArchbishops and bishops of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei meeting with Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia Archbishop Joseph Marino (top of photo, in white). Canossian Sr Margarete Sta Maria was the recording secretary.By Vincent D’SilvaJOHOR BAHRU – The Vatican’s representative to Malaysia has reminded the region’s Church leaders of the [...]

Strategic planning of resources for archdiocese

A look at the Archdiocesan Strategic Planning of Resources team’s work in realising the local Church’s pastoral visionMany Catholics would have heard of Archbishop William Goh’s archdiocesan pastoral vision and mission of “Building an Evangelical and Missionary Church” during his episcopal ordination. According to Msgr Philip Heng, Vicar General of Administration and Finance, there was [...]

ONE’s catechetical plans for 2015 unveiled

A number of new initiatives were unveiled by the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE) on Jan 3, 2015 to kick off the Catechetical Year.The launch, attended by about 200 catechists, was held at the Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre.Among the new initiatives is a second centre for the Bridging Programme, which prepares children and youth [...]

Archbishop lays out work plan for the S’pore Catholic Church

“It is my hope that the Church will sustain and grow in Singapore so that all Catholics will benefit.”Archbishop William Goh made this statement at a conference at the Catholic Junior College on June 21.Over 300 representatives of archdiocesan organisations had gathered for the event to listen to the archbishop’s 10-year pastoral plan for the [...]

Coming up: Archbishop’s Cup

Catholics are invited to support altar servers from 14 parishes who will be participating in the upcoming Archbishop’s Cup.The annual football tournament, organised for the altar servers of the Singapore archdiocese, will be held at SAFRA Tampines’ futsal fields on June 28.Thirty-six teams, with participants ranging in age from nine to 18, will take part [...]

Archbishop outlines his 10-year plan for Church

Parish representatives attend strategic meeting with Archbishop GohEvery Christian must be a missionary!This was the rallying call Archbishop William Goh made as he outlined his 10-year pastoral plan for the archdiocese during a meeting with representatives of parish ministries.About 750 people, including a few priests, attended the meeting, titled Building a Missionary and Evangelical Church, [...]

Update on Archbishop Chia

Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia’s medical condition remains critical but stable, the Archbishop’s Office announced on Feb 24.In an update on his condition, the office said: “The good news is that the bleeding in his head has stopped. However, due to the extent of injury caused by the fall, there is a large blood clot which [...]

Archbishop’s Message to parishioners: Typhoon Haiyan aka Yolanda

Dear Brothers and Sisters in ChristLast Friday, Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Yolanda), one of the strongest tropical typhoons ever recorded, struck the Philippines. There has been mass destruction in at least 36 provinces including Bohol which was hit by an earthquake of 7.2 magnitude less than a month ago.The toll has been mounting. To [...]