Chancery Notice – 28 August 2017

APPOINTMENTS  1. Ms Melissa Lim has been appointed to the Board of ABLE SEAS for a term of two [2] years with effect from 10 July 2017. 2. The following have been appointed to the Archdiocesan Commission for Tamil Speaking (ACTS) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 August 2017 with [...]

Chancery Notice – 7 November 2016

APPOINTMENTS1. The following have been appointed members of the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools for a term of two [2] years with effect from 20 October 2016:  a. Fr Adrian Danker SJ b. Mr Gerard Lee How Cheng c. Mr Kenneth Tan  2. The following have been reappointed to undertake a feasibility study on the redevelopment [...]

famfare!

Jason Evert to speak hereJason and Crystalina Evert. Photo: chastityproject.comRenown US Catholic champion of chastity Jason Evert is coming to Singapore next January to give a series of talks to various target audiences. The much-sought after speaker, who together with his wife, Crystalina, has spoken about the virtue of chastity in many countries to more [...]

Educators receive faith formation

Participants engaging in a creative session during the faith formation programme conducted by the Brisbane Catholic Education Office.Thought-provoking and rejuvenating. This was how educators from Catholic schools, who attended a recent faith formation programme conducted by the Brisbane Catholic Education Office (BCE), described their experience.Forty-five supervisors, principals, vice-principals and Religious Education (RE) coordinators of primary [...]

Chancery Notice – 26 July 2016

APPOINTMENTS The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei has elected Archbishop William Goh DD to the following offices for the term of 2017-2018:a. Honorary Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference.b. President for the Commission for Consecrated Life.c. President for the Commission for Apostleship of the Sea. Fr Nithiya Sagayaraj, a priest from the Diocese [...]

Children from Syro-Malabar rite to receive sacraments

Seven children from the Syro-Malabar rite will receive the Sacraments of first Holy Communion and Confirmation on Jan 30 at the Church of St Anthony at 3pm. The Mass will be celebrated by Franciscan Fr Salim Joseph, chaplain of the Archdiocesan Commission for Malayalam Apostolate.The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church is one of the 22 Eastern Catholic [...]

Prayers for Sabah earthquake victims

The Archdiocesan Liturgy Commission has issued prayers for possible use for the Day of National Remembrance for victims of the Sabah earthquake:The commission also offered additional Prayers of the Faithful for the families of the quake victims, that they may find “comfort”, “compassion” and “understanding”.Another prayer is “for those who are still grieving for the [...]

1st Catholic Bible in Thai

Bangkok – The Catholic version of the holy book in Thai, will be presented in a single volume, 16,000 copies of the first edition will be printed in South Korea.The go-ahead arrived on June 30, when at the headquarters of the Thai Episcopal Conference in Bangkok, Msgr Arpondratana Francis Xavier Vira, head of the Biblical [...]

Nurses have hands blessed, commended for dedication

Singapore – More than 250 Catholic nurses and healthcare professionals gathered at Divine Mercy Church on Aug 23 for their annual Mass to celebrate Nurses’ Day, and also to mark SG50.Msgr Ambrose Vaz, who was the main celebrant for the Mass, commended the nurses for their commitment and the important role they play in Singapore [...]

Chancery Notice – 27 September 2015

APPOINTMENTS Fr Christopher Soh SJ was elected  Chair for the West District parishes for a term of two [2] years with effect from August  2015. Professor Tan Cheng Han has been reappointed as member and Chair of the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools for a term of two [2] years with effect from 17 September [...]