Daily Prayer For Priests

By St Therese of LisieuxO Jesus,I pray for your faithful and fervent priests;for your unfaithful and tepid priests;for your priests labouring at home or abroad in distant mission fields.for your tempted priests;for your lonely and desolate priests;For your young priests;for your dying priests;for the souls of your priests in Purgatory.But above all, I recommend to [...]

St Joseph’s Church parishioners receive papal honours

Two pioneer parishioners of St Joseph’s Church (Victoria Street) have been awarded the papal Benemerenti medal for their devoted service to the parish community. Mr Augustine Pereira, 85, and Prof James Newton Boss, 67, were presented with the award by apostolic nuncio Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli at a Mass on Oct 31.The papal honour was instituted [...]

OBITUARY: Late Canossian nun known for love of poor

Canossian Sr Virginia Crimella, who turned 98 on Sept 2, was called home peacefully to the Lord on Oct 8 at 10.55 pm in St Joseph’s Home at Mandai Estate.Sr Virginia, who felt the call to follow Jesus as a missionary,   entered the Canossian Convent as a postulant in Vimercate, Italy, at the age of [...]

CATHOLIC SOLDIERS IN S’PORE. Celebrate St. George’s Day

Sermon By Mgr. A. DevalsThe Solemnity of St. George was celebrated last Sunday by the Catholic soldiers of Malaya at a joint Church Parade from all stations, held in the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd. A Solemn High Mass comm Pontifice was sung by Fr. E. J. Green M.M., the military chaplain, assisted by Fr. [...]

2,000 people, mostly HIV-positive, being assisted in Cumura hospital

Cumura (Agenzia Fides) – On the occasion of the World Day for the Sick, celebrated throughout the world on 11 February, the Diocese of Bissau sent Fides some information on its work in Cumura hospital, where 2,000 people affected with various illnesses, many HIV-positive, are being treated. According to the director of the hospital, Father [...]