A Franciscan burger to help bring in the crowd

During peak periods, she sometimes has trouble multitasking and keeping up with the fast-paced requirements. “The other staff always support me and encourage me and it helps a lot,” she said. Starting out as member of the service crew, Hui Ling has gone to working as a barista and making desserts. The 25-year-old said [...]

Chancery Notice – 21 May 2019

On 4 February 2019, the Chancery issued Chancery Notice CHN/CN/2019/003 seeking information regarding a man named Benjamin Ho, who had claimed to be a Catholic priest and was conducting ministry in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore.

Ho’s ministry was not authorised in the Archdiocese as he was not incardinated here and had not applied for a Statement of Suitability to Minister as a cleric. Ho also did not come under any local church entity which could ensure that he was suitable to teach the Catholic faith as a lay person.

Having met Ho in person and having conducted further inquiry, the Chancery wishes to inform the faithful of the following.

OBITUARY: Fr William Lim called to the Lord

Fr William Lim (1952-2018).Fr William Lim, a diocesan priest of the Archdiocese of Singapore, passed away on Saturday, 8 December 2018. He was 66.Fr William Lim was born on 18 March 1952. He was ordained a priest on 20 May 1990. Fr William served as an assistant parish priest in the Church of the Holy [...]

Prayer for the US-North Korea Summit on June 12, 2018

Archbishop William Goh is encouraging Catholics to pray for the upcoming US-North Korea Summit:Heavenly Father, we ask for the outpouring of Your grace on the momentous US-North Korea Summit here in Singapore on 12th June. We all desire to live in a world where there is peace, fraternal love, concern and charity for each other. [...]

Fake news highlighted at Communications Day Mass

The crowd at the World Communications Day Mass held at the cathedral on May 13. By Christopher Khoo Fake news, lies and half-truths. These were the focus of the World Communications Day Mass held at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd on May 13. “The Church recognises the role that mass media and communications, play [...]

New archdiocesan website features personal stories

Screengrab of www.Stories.Catholic.sgThe archdiocese has launched a website featuring stories on how people have experienced the Lord in their lives.The site, www.Stories.Catholic.sg, was launched on April 3, and contains stories ranging from finding the Lord as a result of life’s challenges to recognising the subtle workings of the Lord amidst one’s circumstances.“The Bible is full [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Protecting the collection and use of God’s resourcesIn this final instalment of the series on governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng delves into how the archdiocese ensures accountability of the collection and use of its funds through its fundraising arm, the Catholic Foundation.In the past three articles of this series, we learned about the [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Fundraising for God’s workIn this third instalment of a series on the subject of governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng explains how fundraising appeals are undertaken in the archdiocese. When we raise funds for the creation of a community of love, we are helping to build the Kingdom of God. In our archdiocese, Kingdom [...]