A Franciscan burger to help bring in the crowd

During peak periods, she sometimes has trouble multitasking and keeping up with the fast-paced requirements. “The other staff always support me and encourage me and it helps a lot,” she said. Starting out as member of the service crew, Hui Ling has gone to working as a barista and making desserts. The 25-year-old said [...]

Choir shares joys of Christmas, raises funds for needy

The Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ performing at St Andrew’s Cathedral.“Joys of Christmas 2018”, the theme of the Christmas presentation by the Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ, received rousing receptions as it played to packed audiences at the Anglican St Andrew’s Cathedral on Dec 2 and the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd on [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

The Gift of my ChurchGuided by the pastoral vision of the archdiocese, numerous Catholic organisations are increasing and expanding their programmes to allow more hearts to fall in love with Christ. In this collection of testimonies, Catholics of all walks of life share how God’s love has transformed them through the work of archdiocesan organisations.Office [...]

CHARIS response to hurricane-hit Haiti

A young woman walks amid the rubble of a destroyed home after Hurricane Matthew swept through Port-a-Piment, Haiti. CNS photoCaritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore (CHARIS), the overseas humanitarian arm of the Church in Singapore, has pledged an initial US$10,000 (S$13,900) in grant aid to Caritas Haiti in response to the disaster caused by [...]

Why giving for Mission Sunday is so important

Pontifical Mission Societies’ Mission Sunday MessageDuring World Mission Sunday this year, Catholics are invited to be conscious of the Church’s missionary activity through prayer and financial contributions.Mission Sunday is a day set aside for the Catholic Church throughout the world to publicly renew its commitment to the missionary movement. Throughout the world the faithful will [...]

Religious raise funds at carnival

“It is very inspiring and encouraging to experience the solidarity of the various Religious congregations, coming together to share their blessings with their fellow Religious,” said Daughter of St Paul Sr Jocelyn Kwek. She was referring to the Church of St Ignatius Carnival on July 31. Various Religious gathered to man food and game stalls [...]

Putting together the Singapore Archdiocese’s response to the Tsunami crisis

SINGAPORE – The Asian tsunami has been a major disaster. The Catholic Church in Singapore has responded by collecting donations in the weekend following the event, and conducting services in remembrance of the victims including Masses in all parishes on January 14Archbishop Nicholas Chia has also appointed an Archdiocesan Crisis Coordination Team (ACCT) to further define and coordinate the [...]

Canossian alumni race for funds

Instead of a themed dinner or dance party, this year’s Canossian’s Connect, an annual event of the Canossian Alumni Association, took place outdoors in a form of a race.The Canossian Heritage Race for Funds was held on July 9 and the flag off was at the parochial house of St Joseph’s Church, Victoria Street.The event [...]

The Harvesters raise funds for missionaries, evangelise by carolling

SINGING CAROLS at commercial establishments has enabled The Harvesters to raise funds for a missionary group and evangelise the general public about Christmas.“We started carolling for fundraising purposes last year as an extension of our evangelistic ministry,” said Ms Jane Lau, who coordinated the carolling.The group, whose mission is to evangelise, raised some $2,000 last [...]

Maris Stella case ‘in court’s hands’

“Our prayers are with those affected by this situation,” said Archbishop Nicholas Chia over reports about a former principal of Maris Stella High School being charged for misappropriating funds. Media reports said that Marist Br Anthony Tan was charged in court on May 19 for allegedly pocketing school funds. In his statement to CatholicNews, Archbishop [...]