‘US award is an affirmation and blessing’

Ms Bridget Tan (seen holding her award) on why Church leaders should speak out on a weekly rest day for domestic workersBridget Tan shares her thoughts after receiving her anti-human trafficking award in WashingtonReceiving the US State Department’s anti-human trafficking award was a surprise and a humbling experience for Ms Bridget Tan.“To me it’s God [...]

Long Service Award for members of SVP

(From left to right) Ivy Koh Beng Neo (OLPS Conference), Mary Tan Chee Lang (Church of St. Stephen Conference), Noemia Vaz (St. Alphonsous Conference), Mark Leong (Risen Christ Conference), Lucas Williams President of National Council, Raymond Tan Seng Ngiap (OLPS Conference), Lawrence Goh (St. Joachim Conference), James Tay (St. Xavier Conference), Alexis Seah (St. Joachim [...]

Nancy Pelosi to Receive Planned Parenthood Award

(LifeSiteNews.com) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a self-professed devout Catholic, will receive an award from abortion giant Planned Parenthood at a reception Thursday evening. The award will be given in recognition of her efforts in passing the federal health care legislation, and in particular for her help in ensuring that the Stupak abortion funding [...]

Award-winning conductor to perform at Esplanade

SINGAPORE – Popular Lithuanian conductor Vytautas Miškinis will be in Singapore to perform the Asian premiere of “Light Mass”.The performance will be held at the Esplanade Concert Hall on Sunday Dec 13 at 7.30pm.Written in six movements, the “Light Mass” follows the Order of the Mass (Kyries, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei).The International Federation [...]

SJI wins excellence award

SINGAPORE – St. Joseph’s Institution (SJI) was one of only two schools in Singapore to receive the School Excellence Award (SEA) from Minister of Education (MOE), Dr Ng Eng Hen, at the 2009 Ministry of Education Work Plan Seminar.The School Excellence Award recognises schools for their excellence in education processes and outcomes. It is the [...]

Award-winning choir holds concert

By Regina XieSINGAPORE – Award-winning St. Francis Xavier Youth Choir will celebrate 20 years of service with a concert on Dec 4 at 8.00pm at Victoria Concert Hall. The choir from Church of St. Francis Xavier consists of 40 members aged 11 to 28 and sings at the Saturday 6.00pm Mass. The choir has performed [...]

SJI and SJI International award 69 scholarships

SINGAPORE – St. Joseph’s Institution (SJI) and SJI International have awarded scholarships to 69 students to study in these two schools. Singapore Minister for National Development Mah Bow Tan presented the scholarships to the students at SJI Malcolm Road campus on Aug 18.  […]