How Zachary overcame the odds for his O levels

Despite severe nosebleeds and bouts of dizzy spells arising from a nose tumour, he persevered through his whole exam in hospital.Zachary Chew with his mother, Mrs Irene Chew (left), and form teachers Mr Edmund Tham and Mrs Tracy Lee.Christopher KhooIt was just two days to his first O level exam paper, and Zachary Chew found himself hospitalised for [...]

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Archbishop’s Easter message

My dear brothers and sisters,The peace of the Risen Lord be with you! Peace is the first gift of Easter which the Lord imparted to His disciples. Peace comes from the victory of Christ over sin and death. With His resurrection, we know for certain that everything has been overcome and conquered. Evil is not [...]

Future parishioners of new Punggol church walk to raise funds

It was a sunny Sunday morning on Sept 6 as more than 100 volunteers, well-wishers and future parishioners of the Church of the Transfiguration (COTT) assembled at Punggol Waterway Park at Sentul Crescent for a charity walkathon. MP Teo Ser Luck flagged off the participants, who walked a distance of 1 km along the scenic Punggol [...]

All set for SG50 Mass!

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be the guest-of-honour at the archdiocesan’s Joy SG50 Thanksgiving event on July 4.  Mr Lee, who was educated in Catholic High School, will be accompanied by his wife, Madam Ho Ching. Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, a former student of St Joseph’s Institution, will also be attending.Besides the [...]

All About Boys’ Town

Post-War Youth The Big Problem No one doubts that in Singapore to-day one of our greatest educational and social problems is that of our post-war youth. War has mowed down heads of families, it has created an over-age class among boys and, though existing schools and homes have displayed a magnificent and heroic effort to [...]

Moved by support from fiancee’s mum

It was the support and care that his future mother-in-law showed towards him that made Mr Zachary Seah want to know more about the Catholic faith. Mr Seah recollected that he accompanied his fiancée to church occasionally, and in the last few years, he had encountered some pressure in his work and studies. His fiancée’s [...]

Pope’s Message To Venezuela: May Unity Prevail Over Conflict

Vatican City, 11 April 2014 (VIS)  On the occasion of the initiation of the Dialogue for Peace between the government and opposition groups in Venezuela, in which the Holy See has been invited as a mediator, the Holy Father has sent a message to President Nicolas Maduro Moros, members of government, representatives of the Democratic [...]