Calling all young people: unite in prayer, worship


Catholic Youth Day celebrates the gift and centrality of Jesus Christ in the faith. Photo: OYP

Jared Ng

This year, Catholic Youth Day (CYD) 2019 will be held on July 20-21, and for Gabriel Teh it holds a special meaning.

He is looking forward to being part of this celebration as one united body of Christ again.

He had in 2016 witnessed over 2,000 young people praying together during praise and worship at CYD which led him to desire a “deep passion for the Lord”.

A carnival to raise awareness of social service programmes

Activity station showcasing services of Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations (ABLE).It was a carnival with a difference at Agape Village in Toa Payoh. While visitors could still enjoy the fun and games, there was an underlying objective at each activity booth.Staff from various social groups were present to share with visitors about the variety of [...]

Newest church hosts interfaith Christmas event

Archbishop William Goh and representatives of various faiths pose for a photo during the archdiocesan interreligious Christmas celebration at the Church of the Transfiguration.  Photos: VITA ImagesBy Jared Ng It was an evening of fellowship and unity as close to 80 representatives of various faiths gathered for the annual archdiocesan interreligious Christmas celebration.Held for the [...]

The Catholic Charismatic renewal is a ‘current of grace’

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Catholic cabin crew to meet more regularly for prayers, fellowship

Cabin crew members pose for a photo with Fr Terence Kesavan (directly behind crucifix with hand clasped) during their recent retreat.After their recent annual retreat, Catholic cabin crew members decided to meet up twice a month for prayers and sharing as many felt they needed more than a yearly retreat for spiritual growth and fellowship.Ms [...]

Archbishop shares vision for cathedral, archdiocese

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Young people experience prayer, fellowship at university retreat

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Chancery Notice – 13 June 2016

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Fellowship, cheer abound in Muslim-Christian celebration

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