Singapore youth at World Youth Day

EXPERIENCING THE UNIVERSALITY OF THE CHURCH: The Novena Church contingent from Singapore with young people from Argentina at World Youth Day 2019 in Panama. The contingent, led by Redemptorist Father Francis Vijayan, were in Panama from Jan 19-29 to share their faith with thousands of other pilgrims. […]

Upcoming WYD an opportunity to share faith, culture

Jared NgAs World Youth Day (WYD) Panama approaches in January, many young people are eagerly waiting to discover for themselves the characteristic values of youth and the richness of the Catholic faith.Furthermore, what is unique to this worldwide gathering of young people every three years is the exchange of cultures.This is what one Singaporean will [...]

Neocatechumenal Way members share experience of meeting pope

Members of the Neocatechumenal Way from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand pose for a photo at Tor Vergata, Rome.By Andrew J. Wong About 160 members of the Neocatechumenal Way from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand were in Rome to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the movement with Pope Francis.The Neocatechumenal Way guides Catholics in an itinerary of [...]

Inspiring, challenging moments of WYD

Reflections from the Office for Young People, which led a group to WYD accompanied by Archbishop Goh and local priests Praying the Divine Office in the field with Archbishop William Goh (right).The Office for Young People (OYP) contingent for World Youth Day (WYD) was the official contingent of the Singapore archdiocese led by OYP chaplains Fr Jude [...]

WYD 2008 preparations get going

SINGAPORE – About 130 soon-to-be pilgrims to World Youth Day 2008 attended the first of three preparatory sessions for the event in Sydney in July. The preparatory session held at the Catholic Archdiocesan Youth Centre (CAYC) on Friday Mar 7 began with a video screening produced by the Archdiocese of Sydney. It was followed by [...]

Singapore group to WYD2008

SINGAPORE – The Singapore contingent going for WYD2008 is the largest ever to represent Singapore at a WYD event. Archbishop Nicholas Chia will commission the pilgrims and send them forth on Jun 21 at the Catholic Archdiocesan Youth Centre. - By Edwyn de Souza