‘The people we helped taught us lessons’

LTC (Dr) Adrian Tan, an orthopaedic surgeon, shares his experience treating Nepal quake victimsLast year, Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) (Dr) Adrian Tan spent a month in Kathmandu, Nepal, discovering its natural wonders,  marvelling at its historic heritage and experiencing the warmth of its people.The parishioner from Church of the Holy Cross returned this year to find [...]

Every child is priceless, every human life is sacred

CFSM Newsletter, Dec 2014:Here is the story of Joan, who stood firm by her unborn child, in spite of …I was 39 when suffering from menstrual type pains and bleeding I was diagnosed with multiple fibroids by a doctor of a reputable hospital. He also concluded that infertility would be one result, and that there [...]

Every child is priceless, every human life is sacred

CFSM Newsletter, Dec 2014: Here is the story of Joan, who stood firm by her unborn child, in spite of ...I was 39 when suffering from menstrual type pains and bleeding I was diagnosed with multiple fibroids by a doctor of a reputable hospital. He also concluded that infertility would be one result, and that [...]

“MERCY KILLING” KILLS MERCY

If a woman aching and at death's door from the tortures of an incurable cancer may be eased out of life by her doctor at the request of her husband, why may not any man or woman afflicted with physical or mental agony call upon a doctor for a death drug? And that he or [...]

New Pentecost for New Evangelisation rally

“At the heart of Charismatic renewal is Pentecost, it is to live the life of Pentecost of the world and spread it,” Mrs Michelle Moran, president of the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services (ICCRS) said.She was speaking to a 400-strong crowd who attended the New Pentecost for New Evangelisation rally at the Church of the [...]

Trained doctor is ordained priest

New Carmelite priest Fr Edward Lim says lessons he learnt as a doctor could be useful in his priestly ministryRecently ordained Carmelite priest Fr Edward Lim gave up a promising career as a doctor to answer the call to the priesthood.The 39-year-old was ordained by Archbishop Nicholas Chia at the Church of Christ the King [...]

St. John Of Avila, Soon To Be A Doctor Of The Church

“The path of priestly formation is also a school of missionary communion: with Peter’s Successor, with your bishop and with your fellow priests, and always at the service of the particular and the universal Church”. – Pope Benedict XVI Vatican City, 10 May 2012 (VIS) – “I am very happy to receive you on this [...]

Values: Please, doctor, help me die now

In this continuing series on Values by Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore, we look at the moral dilemma of physician-assisted suicide and its implications on true choice and compassion. When Michael Freeland was diagnosed with lung cancer and knew the end was near, he did not want to live. The American was a resident [...]