Verbum Dei founder called to the Lord

Fr Jaime Bonet was called to the Lord on June 25.Rev. Fr Jaime Bonet, founder of Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity, died on 25 June 2017 in the Henares University Hospital in Coslada, Madrid. He was 91 years old and had been battling a deteriorating illness for a long time.Fr Bonet was born in Alqueria Blanca, [...]

Inspire the young, Religious told

“Certain congregations could close down if no one is taking over their charisms,” said Archbishop William Goh. “With the support of the laypeople, our Religious men and women must be role models in every possible example to inspire the young.” These were the parting words Archbishop Goh had for those gathered for the closing Mass [...]

Prayer for Vocations

Our Loving Father, source of all goodness,we turn to you with trust and confidence, followingyour Son’s instruction to pray for more labourersto bring in the harvest.Bless your Church with families and communitiesof faith and love, and from among them produce menand women dedicated to a life of holiness and service.Guide those you have called to [...]

Religious are ‘not holy robots’

… says Archbishop William Goh at the World Day for Consecrated Life MassReligious “are not holy robots” as they too make mistakes, said Archbishop William Goh during a special Mass for Religious and lay consecrated people on Feb 2.But even though many in the world “harbour a lot of unforgiveness in their hearts,” Archbishop Goh [...]

Year of Consecrated Life launched

Religious and laypeople attend a special Mass held at St Joseph’s Church, Victoria Street, on Nov 29. In the presence of Religious and priests, the Archdiocese of Singapore celebrated a Mass dedicated to the Year of Consecrated Life on Nov 29.Archbishop William Goh,  who was the main celebrant at the Mass at St Joseph’s Church [...]