Chancery Notice – 26 July 2016

APPOINTMENTS The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei has elected Archbishop William Goh DD to the following offices for the term of 2017-2018:a. Honorary Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference.b. President for the Commission for Consecrated Life.c. President for the Commission for Apostleship of the Sea. Fr Nithiya Sagayaraj, a priest from the Diocese [...]

Chancery Notice – 28 January 2016

APPOINTMENTS Fr Daniel Lim OCD has been appointed Spiritual Director of the Legion of Mary City Curia (Mandarin) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 January 2016. Fr Joseph Koh OCD has been appointed Spiritual Director for the Singapore Chinese Catholic Bible Association for a term of two [2] years with [...]

Mission group helps Cambodian get treated for heart condition

A Cambodian teenager has had her congenital heart condition treated, thanks to a Catholic mission team from Singapore. Mary, 18, was born with a persistent hole in her heart which caused her breathlessness and heart palpitations. The tips of her fingers and toes were also swollen (“clubbed”) due to this condition.In 2013, the Salesian Sisters [...]

My Struggle with Same Sex Attraction

Answering the Call to Greater LoveGrowing up in an all boys ‘ school, I found myself (then aged 11) being fascinated by the physique of my guy friends. As I was slightly less than athletic, I had idealised the perfect male physique that I envisioned for myself. I wanted to be like them, with a [...]

Don’t put yourself down

A HEALTHY spirituality is one that joyfully surrenders to God’s Will, offering all sufferings and humiliations in a spirit of reparation so that even the downside of life is seen as a blessing. This surrender to God includes die way we accept ourselves and our own life. Let’s face it, some lives are messier than [...]

A Little Bit Of Heaven

What’s it like in Heaven? Everyone would like to know the answer to that one. But as we grow older our vision of Heaven tends to become more and more abstract. So much so that many people have the idea that Heaven might be just a tiny bit boring. To redress the balance a little [...]

Mass “In Cena Domini” At The Don Gnocchi Centre

Vatican City, April 2014 (VIS) – At 5 p.m. the Holy Father left the Vatican for the St. Mary of Providence Centre of the Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, where at 5.30 p.m. he celebrated Holy Mass “in Cena Domini”, with which the Easter Triduum begins. This Maundy Thursday celebration includes the announcement of the commandment [...]