Singapore couple appointed to Vatican Dicastery

Daniel and Shelley Ee, the Worldwide Marriage Encounter’s global leaders, have been appointed members of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life.Singaporean couple Daniel and Shelley Ee have been appointed members of the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. The announcement was made by the Vatican on Oct 6.The couple, who have [...]

50 years later, back to where it all began

  Mr Lucas Dass and Madam Teresa Gaspar pictured in the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd in 2018 and 1968. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in the same church and on the same day that they had tied the knot. As they walked down the black-and-white-tiled aisle of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd [...]


Empty Womb Aching HeartBy Elizabeth Chen ShilingThe season of Advent is approaching once again. For most Christians, this marks a period of anticipation and preparation, a time of hope and joy, as we prepare for the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ and His coming into our lives.Ironically, Christmas is a time of deep anguish [...]

Stations of the Cross for married couples at OLPS

Couples praying during the special outdoor Stations of the Cross on March 24.A romantic candlelight dinner, an exchange of gifts, or even a short getaway without the children are just some of the conventional ways couples celebrate a wedding anniversary.However, Mr Stephen Manlapig and his wife, Mabel, parishioners of the Church of Our Lady of [...]

Marriage Encounter gathers in Rome

Singapore couple Lawrence and Celeste Lai holding up the offertory gift during a special Mass at St Peter’s Basilica. The couple were selected to represent Asia at the celebration organised by Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) Italy.A special Mass was held on Sept 10 in Rome as part of a pilgrimage during the Jubilee Year of [...]

Service to Country, Heart for the People

His Grace Archbishop William Goh and the faithful of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore are saddened to learn of the passing of former President S. R. Nathan last night (22 August 2016).  Known to come from humble beginnings himself, President Nathan was always known to have a heart for the less privileged in society. [...]

Celebrating the joys of marriage and priesthood

Married couples, priests honoured during their vocation anniversariesSeventy married couples and four priests celebrated their milestone anniversaries on May 21.The event, themed LOVE MATTERS, was for the first time, jointly organised by the Archdiocesan Commission for The Family (ACF) and its Family Partners, in conjunction with Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) Singapore’s anniversary celebrations.The celebration took [...]


Many a starry-eyed couple enters into marriage on cloud nine, thinking that love conquers all – only to be rudely awakened by the stark reality that marriage is no bed of roses. To augment existing marriage preparation programmes in the diocese, the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) will be launching its Couple Mentoring Journey [...]