Obituary: Fr Ignatius Huan called to the Lord

Fr Ignatius Huan (1941-2018)Father Ignatius Huan Kin Kwang, a diocesan priest of the Diocese of Malacca-Johor passed away this morning, 3 December 2018, on the Feast of St Francis Xavier. He was 77. Fr Ignatius had been instrumental in the formation of seminarians in Malaysia and Singapore as the Spiritual Director of College General, Penang, [...]

Obituary: Fr Gerard Keane, SJ, called to the Lord

Fr Gerard Keane, SJ (1926-2018)Fr Gerard Keane, SJ, of the Society of Jesus passed away yesterday on 27 November 2018 at Assisi Hospice, Singapore. He was 92. Fr Keane was the last of the Irish Jesuits who served in the Region of Malaysia-Singapore.He was born in Limerick, Ireland on 2 November 1926. Fr Keane once observed [...]

1st batch of students graduate from UK catechetical courses

Graduates of the Maryvale Institute courses at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd.It was a celebration of the courage and dedication of some 30 men and women who completed special catechetical courses despite the challenges of caring for new babies, children studying for the PSLE, work stress and health issues.On Nov 9, Monsignor Ambrose Vaz [...]

Space to rest, reflect and listen to God

The Quieting the Soul retreat is for those seeking prayerful rest and quiet reflection.For the past 13 years, a large number of people have experienced the tranquillity and warmth of God’s presence at the Quieting the Soul (QTS) retreat. In response to a need for those seeking prayerful rest and quiet reflection, the Cenacle Sisters [...]

Marriage and family course launched

The first class in the Catechesis on Marriage and Family was held on Nov 4 at CANA – The Catholic Centre.A new adult formation course titled A Catechesis on Marriage and Family was launched on Nov 4 as a collaboration between the Singapore archdiocese and the Maryvale Institute in the UK. It aims to help [...]

Chancery Notice – 28 August 2017

APPOINTMENTS  1. Ms Melissa Lim has been appointed to the Board of ABLE SEAS for a term of two [2] years with effect from 10 July 2017. 2. The following have been appointed to the Archdiocesan Commission for Tamil Speaking (ACTS) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 August 2017 with [...]

Chancery notice – 24 March 2017

APPOINTMENTS1. Mgr Philip Heng SJ has been appointed as the Rector for the Church of St Joseph for  a term of three [3] years with effect from 19 March 2017. 2. Fr Adrian Danker SJ has been appointed as Spiritual Director for Courage (a support group ministering to persons with same-sex attraction) for a term of [...]

Biblical teams learn about their role

Coordinators of Biblical Apostolate teams in a group discussion.The Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate organised a retreat cum workshop for coordinators of parish Biblical Apostolate teams (BATs) on April 1. The event, led by Verbum Dei Srs Sandra Seow and Leticia Candelario Lopez, saw 30 participants from various parishes come together at the Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre.Sr [...]

Chancery Notice – 22 April 2016

APPOINTMENTS Mgr Francis Lau has been appointed as an Advocate to the Archdiocesan Ecclesiastical Tribunal for a term of two [2] years renewable with effect from 2 February 2016. Fr James Yeo has been appointed Spiritual Director to the Apostolate for Catholic Truth (ACT) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 18 [...]