Choir shares joys of Christmas, raises funds for needy

The Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ performing at St Andrew’s Cathedral.“Joys of Christmas 2018”, the theme of the Christmas presentation by the Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ, received rousing receptions as it played to packed audiences at the Anglican St Andrew’s Cathedral on Dec 2 and the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd on [...]

Spreading the message through songs …

Ms Janet Sullivan Whitaker (foreground in white) wowed the crowd with her smooth and powerful vocals.Many Catholics are familiar with the song In Every Age. But what is it like to hear it from the composer herself? Well that’s what a group of people got at two parishes recently. And, they were just overwhelmed.Ms Janet [...]

Genevieve takes her audience on a melodious journey

Genevieve inspiring her audience with her songs.Marc TanIt was a Saturday evening concert with a difference for the parishioners of the Church of St Ignatius. Instead of just engaging the audience with a musical presentation, singer and song-writer Genevieve Toh captivated them with her melodious voice and shared her journey to find Christ. Held at [...]

Maris Stella marks 60 years with Mass, concert and fiesta

Jared Ng It was a time of joy and celebration as Maris Stella High School marked its 60th anniversary with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop William Goh. The warm weather failed to dampen spirits as students, teachers and staff were in full voice as they sang hymns during the outdoor Eucharistic celebration. The July 26 [...]

Encountering the Lord in music and dance

Jesus Youth band members belting out lively Christian songs. As evening set on July 7, the Agape Village Hall in Toa Payoh was transformed into a hive of youthful activity as familiar faces greeted one other and strangers became friends, all in anticipation of worshipping the Lord as one. The Heart of Worship outreach event, [...]

Tracing Jesus’ Passion and resurrection through song and drama

The Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ waving palm branchesBy Christopher Khoo It was billed as the Singapore version of the famed Oberammergau Passion Play held in Bavaria, Germany, every 10 years. And the Easter cantata put on by the Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ certainly had its inspiring moments.Titled The Crib, The Cross, [...]

Night of music to aid nuns’ building projects

The Daughters of St Paul made a cameo appearance during the Sept 9 concert. From left: Sr Theresa Lim, Sr Wendy Ooi and Sr Gesuina Mariko Ogata.By Theresa KhooAs the haunting tune of a bagpipe pierced a packed Church of Sts Peter and Paul, the audience strained to see where the music was coming from. [...]

Assumption English celebrates return to original site

Mr Ng Chee Meng, Minister for Education (Schools), greets a student during the celebration on July 7.Assumption English School (AES) held its opening ceremony at Upper Bukit Timah Road on July 7, a year and a half after returning to the site. The school moved to a holding site in Queensway from 2013 to 2015 [...]