Dance, colour at Child Jesus devotion

Dancers taking part in the Sinulog celebration.Margaret Alforque-UyIt was a sea of colour and festivity as some 2,800 mainly Filipino devotees congregated at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour to honour the Child Jesus.The Festivity of the Señor Santo Niño, held on Jan 27, included a special Mass followed by a special ritual [...]

How to prepare for the coming of Christ

Advent is a time of penance, anticipation and joyFather Ignatius YeoCatholics may find some similarities between the season of Advent and the season of Lent. For a start, both seasons employ the use of purple vestments, a “rose” Sunday (Gaudete in Advent and Laetare in Lent), and the elimination of the Gloria in Mass – [...]

Expressing your prayers in a dance

Mr Nicholas Lye (foreground) leading participants through a dance.Jared NgWho are you to others? Who are you to yourself? Are you satisfied with the answers?More importantly, do you know who God says you are?Participants of a recent dance workshop, TranscenDANCE, were invited to ponder upon these questions on their identity. […]

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, [...]

Canossian school holds inaugural night festival

Various dance performances took place around the school compound during the St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School Night Festival.More than a thousand visitors to St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School (SACSS) were treated to drama, dance and music performances during the school’s inaugural Night Festival held on April 13. Themed “Let the Light Shine”, in conjunction with [...]

Promoting hope through the arts and testimonies

Br Nicholas Lye (front dancer in white) and a team of dancers putting on a ‘prayerformance’ during the Hope in the City event.The message of Christian hope was expressed through visual arts, the spoken word, dance and testimonies during an event organised by the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE).Held on April 21 at the [...]

Special Filipino devotion filled with dance, colour

Devotees in procession together with the Señor Santo Niño image at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour. By Margaret Uy It was an afternoon of colour, dance and devotion at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour as 2,800 mainly Filipino devotees along with a few local parishioners celebrated the Festivity of [...]

Proclaiming God’s love in the city

Music, dance and sharings were some new evangelisation activities held recentlySeminarian Nicholas Lye (back row, fourth from right) and his team of dancers put on a ‘prayerformance’ at the cathedral on Sept 30.Hundreds took part in a special programme titled Love in the City, a series of four events focusing on God’s love and held [...]

School’s concert in the park to mark anniversary

Holy Innocents’ High School’s Chinese orchestra performing at the concert at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.Holy Innocents’ High School (HIHS) held an outdoor concert at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park to commemorate the school’s 125th anniversary.The event, held on May 20, saw a large crowd entertained by performances from the school’s choir, drama club, band, dance and [...]