Tribute to all Jubilarians: Here to serve, now and forever

Let us be inspired by the unfailing commitment of our priests and Religious for faithfully living up to their vowsLa Salle Brother Gregory Lim 75 yearsLa Salle Brother Gregory Lim, 94, celebrated his 75th anniversary of his first Religious profession. He made his first vows on Oct 7, 1943, and final vows in 1949.Br Gregory [...]

Concert dedicated to St Teresa of Avila

About 700 people, including Carmelite Sisters from Singapore and Myanmar, attended a St Teresa of Avila Prayer Concert on Oct 3 at the Catholic Junior College Performing Arts Centre.   The concert, titled “I was born for you”, was organised by the Carmelite Sisters of Singapore, and commemorated the fifth centenary of the birth of [...]

Celebrating 5th centenary of birth of St Teresa of Avila

SINGAPORE – To commemorate the 500th year of the birth of St Teresa of Avila, the Carmelite Friars and Sisters organised a series of Novena Masses at the Church of Sts Peter and Paul from Oct 5-13, to prepare for the official celebration vigil of the feast day of the saint on Oct 14.The theme [...]

When life comes to an end

More than 100 people attended a talk on the topic of death and dyingWhen it comes to speaking to terminally ill people, do not tell them “I understand” as the only person who truly understands is God himself. This was one piece of advice that Carmelite Fr Edward Lim gave to some 140 people who [...]

Carmelite Sisters mark 75th year in Singapore

The Carmelite Sisters celebrated their 75 years in Singapore at their Carmel of Christ the King monastery along Bukit Teresa Road with a Mass presided over by Archbishop Nicholas Chia.“A direct and intimate experience with God” is the basis of Carmelite spirituality, he said in his homily during the May 11 celebration. “There must be [...]