Building the Church of Tomorrow

Sacred and community spaceWe need to have space to pray, to be with the Lord, and to gather as a community. Lydia Lim, a lay Catholic who helps fellow Catholics discern their vocation and purpose in their spiritual life, shares her discernment and appreciation of the spaces that are and will be coming up in [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Protecting the collection and use of God’s resourcesIn this final instalment of the series on governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng delves into how the archdiocese ensures accountability of the collection and use of its funds through its fundraising arm, the Catholic Foundation.In the past three articles of this series, we learned about the [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Fundraising for God’s workIn this third instalment of a series on the subject of governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng explains how fundraising appeals are undertaken in the archdiocese. When we raise funds for the creation of a community of love, we are helping to build the Kingdom of God. In our archdiocese, Kingdom [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Structure and governance of the Catholic Church in SingaporeThe Giving in Faith & Thankfulness (GIFT) programme, which calls for greater financial support for the archdiocese, has raised renewed curiosity on how the archdiocese is governed in the collection and use of its funds. In this first of a series on governance, Msgr Philip Heng, Spiritual [...]