Happiness is within reach, if only we …

Mission work can be an eye-opening experience. Here, a volunteer shares his experience helping the mentally and physically disabled in Malacca. A youth feeding a resident of Happiness Centre for the mentally and physically disabled. Ian C.As our buses pulled over at a centre for the mentally-disabled, I wondered what it would be like meeting people who [...]

Encounter, love and live Jesus!

André AhchakDo you remember the first time you were head-over-heels in love with someone When the girl in the lift you see every morning on your way up to the office finally catches your eye and she smiles at you? Or the guy you’ve regularly noticed at the far end of the food court walks [...]

A carnival to honour and model after saints

SJI Junior student trying his hand at a station game.What better way to honour the saints than to get everyone dressed up as one of the holy people to mark All Saints Day.This was the inspiration behind St Joseph’s Institution Junior’s Super Saints’ Party carnival held on Nov 1 at the school.The game stations at [...]

Special Mass for SSVP’s beneficiaries

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP) held its annual Mass for their Friends-in-Need (FINs) at the Church of St Ignatius on April 23.The Mass drew the biggest ever turnout of 860 attendees, 500 of whom were made up of the society’s adopted FINs, many of them non-Catholics.Archbishop William Goh celebrated the Mass.In his [...]

Young St Ignatius parishioner meets pope

8-year-old Faith Ng was one of 14 kids chosen to meet the pope over the questions they asked him in a book project. Her mother, Jennifer Tan, shares their amazing experience.  “Dear Pope Francis, why do you need that tall hat?”I had to laugh out loud as I read my daughter’s question to our beloved [...]

‘Communion’ within local Church stressed at workshops

Strong call for unity within archdiocese made at New Evangelisation workshops for parishes and other Church groupsThe Church in Singapore can only move forward if there is unity among parishes, ministries and archdiocesan organisations. Without such a communion, the Church would not be dynamic, vibrant and evangelical.This was the sobering message that Archbishop William Goh [...]