Expressing their faith through art

Ms Irene Wong’s “Selah Moment” won her the top prize in the Open Category.An artist’s powerful portrait of herself in prayer and a moving depiction of the biblical characters of Naomi and Ruth as they caught sight of Bethlehem, their destination. These were the two winning entries in this year’s Angelico Art Award, which seeks [...]

First two students awarded special SJI Foundation scholarships

Robert Andrew Martin (left) and Mark Hangchi will begin their undergraduate degrees in October at Christ’s College, Cambridge, UK.The St Joseph’s Institution Foundation for the Lasallian Mission (SJI Foundation) celebrated its inaugural awards ceremony for the SJI Foundation – Christ’s College Cambridge Scholarship on May 12. This scholarship programme was established in 2017 to mark [...]

Architectural award for Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

Second Minister for National Development Desmond Lee presents Archbishop William Goh with the Architectural Heritage Award for the restoration of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd.By Jared NgThe Cathedral of the Good Shepherd received the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Architectural Heritage Award for restoration on Oct 31. Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for Social and Family Development [...]

Hai Sing robotics team wins world championship

Hai Sing Catholic School’s Robotics Team pose for a photo after their victory in Kentucky, USA.Hai Sing Catholic School’s Robotics Team was crowned the Middle School World Champion at the World Vex Robotics Competition held in Louisville, Kentucky State, USA. The team, comprising 20 Sec 2-4 students, competed against 160 other teams around the world [...]

Infant Jesus nun honoured for healthcare service

Infant Jesus Sr Christiane Chua was awarded the Healthcare Humanity Award (HHA) in recognition of her life-long service and dedication to patient care.She was among 101 healthcare workers who were honoured on May 6 at the Ci Yuan Community Club. Sr Christiane, a clinical pastoral care counsellor at Mount Alvernia Hospital, was selected for the [...]

Nun receives healthcare award from president

Sr Bernadette Mary Yeo Geok Tho received the Healthcare Humanity Awards Honourable Mention Medallion for her contributions to the healthcare industry on April 27.The award, which was given out by President Tony Tan at the Healthcare Humanitarian Awards 2015 ceremony, was sponsored by the Courage Fund. It honours individuals who have made outstanding contributions to [...]

Fr Staes receives Belgian award

Belgian Scheut Missions priest, Fr Paul Staes, was conferred a Knight in the Order of Leopold, the oldest and highest of Belgian honorary orders of knighthood, on Aug 6.He received the award from the Belgian ambassador.“This high distinction is given to you in recognition of your dedicated work as missionary and on the occasion of [...]

IRO confers award on archbishop

Recognised for contribution to interfaith harmony in SingaporeThe Catholic Church is committed to building up “friendship, kinship and goodwill” without which “no country can enjoy the peace and prosperity that we have been so blessed with”, said Archbishop Chia as he accepted the Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO) Award on July 10.In his speech, Archbishop Chia said [...]

Award recipients say faith inspires their work

Three Catholic nurses who were among the 61 recipients of this year’s Healthcare Humanity Award attribute their faith for their accomplishments.They are Ms Nirmala Nair, Ms Stephanie Yeap and Ms Catherine Sandra Paul.The three nurses received the awards from President Tony Tan on May 15. […]

Sikh leader receives papal award

A historic moment when a papal honour was bestowed on a Sikh spiritual leader BIRMINGHAM, UK – History was made in the Catholic Church in the UK when Bhai Sahib Bhai Dr Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia and Mr William Ozanne were made Knights of the Pontifical Order of Pope St Gregory the Great on April 22.The [...]