Supporting schools in their mission

Catholic schools share the mission of the Church. The Archdiocese Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS) works with Catholic schools to strengthen the Catholic ethos in their communities by supporting them in their mission to provide a holistic education that includes the dimension of spiritual growth and the fulfilment of potential of gifts and talents given [...]

Bringing aid to rural families in Sabah

The 11 missionaries pose with Mount Kinabalu in the background. Franciscan aspirant Julian Chua (front row, right) shared how he encountered God during the trip.A team of 11 missionaries, made up of 10 Singaporeans and one from Sabah, Malaysia, made the arduous journey to Ranau, Sabah, as part of a mission trip to distribute essential [...]

Pauline Sisters to hold workshops on faith, media

Our world is completely wired and often we cannot see the real connections. And it is not only young people who spend hours using social media every day, more and more adults are joining social media sites. Even Pope Francis tweets!So how do we live our life of faith in today’s digital world?Sisters Rose Pacatte [...]

Church communicators learn about fake news at workshop

Ms Michelle Voo speaking at the archdiocesan-run workshop, ‘Untangling Fake News’.By Christopher Khoo Why is fake news a problem, and how does one manage it and stop it from spreading?These were issues that an archdiocesan-run workshop, titled “Untangling Fake News”, addressed on April 14.Fake news appeals to stereotypes, and people’s social prejudices and emotions, said [...]

Assumption Pathway commended for its supportive programmes

School recently celebrated its 10th anniversaryPresident Halimah Yacob painting a part of an Assumption Pathway School student’s art piece during the April 13 celebration.By Jared NgThrough the support of Assumption Pathway School (APS), former student Muhammad Nor Bin Jasmi has become “a confident young man who firmly believes that he can go further in life [...]

Regard teaching as a vocation, educators urged

During the Commencement of the School Year Mass, retired principals passed on the flame from their candles to serving principals and vice-principals, symbolising the passing of the light from one generation of school leaders to the next.A teacher is called to motivate his or her students. For this to happen, teachers must be passionate and [...]

Canossian educators go on learning trip in Italy

Singapore Canossian educators (seated, front and right) seen here with Italian school children. Fifteen educators from the different Canossian education institutions in Singapore went on a two-week learning journey in Italy as part of the recent launch of the Canossian Education Charter.The charter was launched on May 26 in Singapore and is to be used [...]

Learning about ministering to ethnic and religious diversity in Australia

Two Singaporean educators (right) observing students at the ecumenical Emmaus CollegeEight principals and teachers from Singapore Catholic schools learnt how their Australian counterparts integrate the Catholic ethos in their schools’ curriculum and community during a study trip.Two schools stood out in particular for the visitors during the June 4-10 trip to Brisbane and its outskirts, [...]