New Year: Putting on new perspectives

As we begin the new year, I am sure many of us would ask this basic question, “What will this year be like? Will it be any different from last year or the previous years?” Most, if not all of us, would hope for a “better” year, whether that means one that moves us closer [...]

Catholics more generous in fragile economy

SINGAPORE – Charities Week 2010 closed with a slight increase in donations raised as compared to the previous year, totalling at $4,678,113. Amid fragile economic conditions, the broader Catholic community continued to donate even more, as part of their Lenten giving in support of the Church’s charitable efforts. Last year’s collections totalled $4,488,132.This annual archdiocesan [...]