Bringing Christ to others

Visitors to the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary get an explanation of symbols on the altar.For a group of visitors who had never stepped into the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a tour of the sanctuary was more than just sight-seeing. It was for them to find out more about the [...]

People of various faiths learn about Catholicism

The Church of St Vincent de Paul hosted 150 participants from Cheng San for an interfaith visit on July 30. The event was organised by the Cheng San-Seletar Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle (IRCC) and aimed to increase participants’ awareness of the various religions in Singapore as well as how places of worship are extending [...]

Mandarin workshop on Theology of the Body

The Chinese Department of the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) has for the first time organised a Mandarin workshop on the Theology of the Body.The May 27-29 workshop saw Dr Bosco Ning, a lecturer in moral theology from Taiwan, expounding on the key themes of St John Paul II’s seminal work. The Theology of [...]

Chancery Notice – 1 December 2015

APPOINTMENTS Fr Joseph Jeannequin MEP has been transferred to Bethany Home, 49 Upper Thomson Road for his residence and retirement. He remains available for visits at the home. Fr Christopher Lee has been appointed chaplain for the Nanyang Technological University Catholic Students Apostolate (NTUCSA) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 19 [...]

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 [...]

Catholics in S’pore pray for China Church

Catholics, both local and Chinese migrants, have the responsibility to spread the Good News to the people of China.“We are all members of the Church,” said Fr Henry Siew. “We can share the experiences of our community life with our brethren from China, here or in China.”Fr Henry was speaking in Mandarin at a Mass [...]

Hai Sing Pao marks 60 years

When Hai Sing Pao, the archdiocesan Chinese newspaper, was set up 60 years ago, “I was not even born!” remarked Archbishop William Goh. “We cannot but thank our forefathers who initiated this project for the archdiocese, which was then part of Malacca.”Archbishop Goh was speaking at a special Mass at the Church of St Bernadette [...]

Coordination of activities needed for Chinese migrant worker community

Better coordination and more commitment from local Catholics are needed to better serve Chinese migrant workers attending activities in parishes.This was a comment made by parish coordinators serving some of the 200 or so blue-collar workers – both Catholic and non-Catholic – who attend activities in at least six parishes.These are the parishes of the [...]