Chancery Notice – 16 November 2015

Foreign SpeakersDuring the week of 11-14 November 2015, an individual named Fabienne Guerrero, believed to be of French nationality, had given a series of talks on subjects relating to the Roman Catholic faith at various locations within the Archdiocese of Singapore. She has not complied with the Archdiocesan and statutory requirements of foreign speakers intending [...]

Fr Arro features in third vocation booklet

Fr Michael Arro is the third priest to be featured in a series of vocation booklets published and distributed by the CatholicNews.In his inimitable way, he responded candidly to a range of questions posed by the CatholicNews. Among other things, he spoke about his days as a professor at the Penang College General while Vatican [...]

Foreign Minister meets pope in Vatican City

Minister K Shanmugam made a visit to the Vatican City from May 11 to 13. It was his first visit there since he was appointed Singapore’s Foreign Minister in 2011. He is also concurrently Minister for Law.Mr Shanmugam attended the weekly General Audience at St Peter’s Square. There, he was granted a baciamano (brief audience) [...]

Priests tell of God’s call in their lives in vocation booklet

At least a dozen diocesan and Religious priests serving in Singapore will share how they came to recognise God’s call to the priesthood in a series of vocation booklets being published by CatholicNews. The first in the series, called Man of God, Man for Others, will be released on Good Shepherd Sunday, the same day [...]

Get-together for foreign spouses

Blessed with fine weather at MacRitchie Reservoir on Nov 12, more than 40 foreign spouses, some with children in tow, got together and had a chance to get away from their daily routines.The women who are spouses of Singaporeans, come from Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. During the outing, they took part in games, won prizes, [...]

The Church In Korea (1950)

War is raging in Korea and millions there are in agony. How can we be indifferent to the fate of our Korean brothers and sisters’? They are all creature::; of God like ourselves. And among them are Catholics, redeemed as we have been redeemed, by Christ’s Precious Blood, members of the great Christian family, our [...]

Agreement Ratified Between Holy See And Republic Of Burundi

Vatican City, 3 March 2014 (VIS) – On Friday 28 February 2014, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Burundi, Laurent Kavakure, minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Archbishop Franco Coppola, apostolic nuncio, exchanged the instruments of ratification of the Agreement between the Holy See and the [...]

Support group for foreign spouses formed

17 women sign up for group launched by ACMIACMI, the Archdiocesan Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, has formed a support group for foreign spouses of Singaporean men.The Foreign Spouse Support Group (FSSG) was launched on June 15 at a ceremony marking the graduation of these spouses who took English and [...]