Putting fun into preschool education

Preschool educators doing a Zumba workout.When 75 Catholic preschool educators congregated at Catholic Kindergarten, a preschool managed by the Marist Brothers, it was to learn about the educational approaches and practices of the kindergarten. It was for them to deepen their professional knowledge.But in learning, there should also be an element of fun. And, the [...]

THE BIG WALK

THE BIG WALK: Msgr Philip Heng, Vicar General of Inter-religious Dialogue, (centre), together with nine other Catholics, formed a group for the SG50 Jubilee Big Walk on Nov 29.The Catholic Church in Singapore, together with other religions, was invited to join at the starting point with other interfaith and intercultural organisations to walk together in [...]

Cardinal Sarah to Visit Earthquake-Damaged Areas In Japan

VATICAN CITY, 12 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum” published a communique that announces that its president, Cardinal Robert Sarah, will visit – in the Pope’s name – the areas affected by the earthquake that devastated Japan two months ago. The president of “Cor Unum” – who will travel there from [...]

Myanmar quake-hit areas get Church help

YANGON – A Church charitable agency is providing medical check-ups, distributing items and collecting data in remote villages in northeastern Myanmar recently affected by an earthquake.A team of 20 staff from Karuna Kengtung Social Services (KKSS), the Church’s charitable agency in the Diocese of Kengtung, and some 30 volunteers are now working to alleviate the [...]

Progress in Many Areas of Anglican-Catholic Dialogue

VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At 3.40 p.m. today the Holy Father travelled by car to Lambeth Palace in London, the official residence of the archbishop of Canterbury. The palace library, one of the oldest in the country, contains more than 120,000 books concerning the political, social and economic history of English-speaking countries. [...]