“Talk show” helps people understand Catholic faith better

Panellists (from left) Keith Neubronner, Kathleen Sim, Father Terence Pereira and Eric Lam at the Love in the City event.A special “talk show” held a few days after Christmas Day helped some 50 people gain a better understanding of the festival celebrated by Christians all over the world.The event, titled Love in the City, was [...]

Int’l Charismatics meet to plan, share ideas

Charismatic representatives from Singapore at the UAE conference (from left): Mr Leroy Goh, Fr Charlie Oasan, Ms Jessica Francisco, Mr Gerard Francisco and Mr Charles Lim.It was an international Catholic Charismatic conference attended by 1,700 people. And the venue was the United Arab Emirates.The 4th ISAO Conference, held from Nov 30-Dec 2 at St Anthony [...]

Lectors deepen their appreciation of God’s Word

Fr Terence Pereira speaking at the Lectors’ Study Day.About 200 lectors from across the Archdiocese learnt about the importance of the Word of God in one’s life and how it is key to sustaining a deep and intimate relationship with God.The lectors were participating in the Lectors’ Study Day held at the Catholic Archdiocesan Education [...]

Special trishaw ride a highlight of hospice’s charity event

Business leader Sherman Kwek ferrying Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood Sr Florence Wong and Gracelyn Ng, granddaughter of an Assisi Hospice patient, during the hospice’s Kampong Assisi event.A charity trishaw ride and a guess-the-number-of-Lego-bricks contest were some of the new activities held during Assisi Hospice’s recent fundraising event.The ride saw business leader Sherman Kwek [...]

Learning about serving the less fortunate in Asia

Redemptorist Br Karl M. Gaspar giving the keynote address at the Humanitarian Forum & Fair organised by CHARIS.By Christopher Khoo More than 800 people listened raptly as people who have served the needy in the region shared their experiences at the recent Humanitarian Forum & Fair.The two-yearly event, organised by CHARIS (Caritas Humanitarian Aid & [...]

Easter event boosts knowledge of Catholicism

Fr Luke Fong speaking at the Easter for Everyone event. A special event to help people learn more about the Catholic faith was organised recently by the Office for the New Evangelisation.Almost 100 people comprising Catholics and their non-Catholic family members and friends, attended the Easter for Everyone event held at the Church of Sts [...]

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 [...]

A night of youthful praise, worship and outreach

Young people taking part in a time of worship at the cathedral on Feb 18.By Natalie Wong JiayanThe Cathedral of the Good Shepherd rocked with praise, worship and exuberance as it hosted 1,500 young Catholics from various walks of life for the Nox Gaudii event.Titled “Welcome to the Father’s House”, Nox Gaudii (Latin for Night [...]

Jason Evert event: More tickets available

Mr Jason Evert and his wife, Crystalina. Tickets are still available for his series of talks on chastity and sexuality on Jan 14.There are more tickets available for the Jason Evert ‘LIVE’ in Singapore event on Jan 14. Having moved from the original venue at Catholic Junior College to the MAX Pavilion, the organisers told [...]