Bible Sunday 2017: Pastoral use of the Bible

A message for Bible Sunday which falls on July 9 this yearBy Sr Sandra Seow, FMVD“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1) Divine Revelation as God’s self-revelation Our Catholic faith is based on divine revelation. Before Vatican II, the concept of “revelation” was [...]

One man’s unique ministry to the elderly

For decades, Andrew Goh has been using dialects to teach the faith to the elderly. Annabelle Liang catches up with him.Mr Goh using props to teach catechism in the home of an elderly person.COME rain or shine, Mr Andrew Goh mounts his maroon scooter to perform his daily mission. For the past 24 years, the [...]

One man’s unique ministry to the elderly

For decades, Andrew Goh has been using dialects to teach the faith to the elderly. Annabelle Liang catches up with him.Mr Goh using props to teach catechism in the home of an elderly person.Come rain or shine, Mr Andrew Goh mounts his maroon scooter to perform his daily mission. For the past 24 years, the [...]

Biblical teams learn about their role

Coordinators of Biblical Apostolate teams in a group discussion.The Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate organised a retreat cum workshop for coordinators of parish Biblical Apostolate teams (BATs) on April 1. The event, led by Verbum Dei Srs Sandra Seow and Leticia Candelario Lopez, saw 30 participants from various parishes come together at the Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre.Sr [...]

A night of youthful praise, worship and outreach

Young people taking part in a time of worship at the cathedral on Feb 18.By Natalie Wong JiayanThe Cathedral of the Good Shepherd rocked with praise, worship and exuberance as it hosted 1,500 young Catholics from various walks of life for the Nox Gaudii event.Titled “Welcome to the Father’s House”, Nox Gaudii (Latin for Night [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

EXCITING AN ENTHUSIASM FOR JESUSThe archdiocese’s vision is a response to the call of the Universal Church for a New Evangelisation. Anthony Yoong shares how the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE) seeks to catalyse evangelisation in the archdiocese so that Catholics will be excited about Jesus and live the faith in all its richness.Igniting [...]

Be merciful like Jesus, educators told

The Teachers’ Day Mass was held at CHIJ St Theresa’s Convent on Sept 10.“Teachers are called to believe in the mercy of God for unless we are believers of the mercy and receive it, we cannot give it to others,” said Msgr Ambrose Vaz during the Teachers’ Day Mass. Catholics educators from across the island [...]

Putting together the Singapore Archdiocese’s response to the Tsunami crisis

SINGAPORE – The Asian tsunami has been a major disaster. The Catholic Church in Singapore has responded by collecting donations in the weekend following the event, and conducting services in remembrance of the victims including Masses in all parishes on January 14Archbishop Nicholas Chia has also appointed an Archdiocesan Crisis Coordination Team (ACCT) to further define and coordinate the [...]

Message for Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Dear Muslim Brothers and Sisters,With great affection and solidarity in our desire for peace, I wish you God’s continued blessings as you conclude the month of Ramadan, a special time of spiritual renewal. May His bounteous favour be upon you, your families and all Muslim communities as you emerge reinvigorated in your faith through your [...]