Building the Church of Tomorrow

Protecting the collection and use of God’s resourcesIn this final instalment of the series on governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng delves into how the archdiocese ensures accountability of the collection and use of its funds through its fundraising arm, the Catholic Foundation.In the past three articles of this series, we learned about the [...]

Financial governance: where canon law meets civil law

The first issue of this series on Church governance looked at canon law and the governance structure of the Church. In this second article, Msgr Philip Heng focuses on the financial governance of the Church, and describes how secular and management constructs are being employed to enhance financial governance.When the disciples were first sent out [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Thanksgiving Mass held to celebrate generosity in archdioceseArchbishop William Goh, giving his homily during the thanksgiving Mass. Photos: Catholic Foundation.A year since the Catholic Foundation first launched the GIFT (Giving in Faith & Thankfulness) campaign, over $16 million has been raised to support the growth of the Catholic Church in Singapore.On 5 December 2017, a [...]

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 [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Artistic journey in the faithGivers is a series that features how Catholics, in ways big or small, help to build up the Church. ln this issue, writer Richard Toh discovers how an artist found her calling to serve God after participating in the Angelico Art Award 2016.Darkness to Light came in as one of the [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Celebrating life with generosityGivers is a series that features how Catholics, in ways big or small, help to build up the Church. ln this first issue, writer John Tan learns why an 80-year-old desired to celebrate his birthday by welcoming generosity toward the Church.80-year-old James in a candid moment at his birthday party, where he [...]

A musical tribute to Our Lady of Fatima

The Vox Cordis Chorus choir performed songs which highlighted the different mysteries of the rosary. Photo: DAVID WIRAWAN As a tribute to the centennial anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, the Vox Cordis Chorus (VCC) performed a wide genre of songs to inspire faith, hope and charity.The Oct 7 and 14 music performances [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

The Gift of My Church (#TGOMC) is a series featuring how Catholics from all walks of life have been touched by God through their service or participation in the life of the Archdiocese of Singapore. In this issue, Lucas Tang shares with writer Justina Lim about the first time he encountered God’s healing love.His Grace, [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Encountering God and hope in the workplaceThe Gift of My Church (#TGOMC) is a series featuring how Catholics from all walks of life have been touched by God through their service or participation in the life of the Archdiocese of Singapore. In this issue, writer Carolyn Lim discovers how an undergraduate found hope during an [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Catechesis for a catechistThe Gift of My Church (#TGOMC) is a series featuring how Catholics from all walks of life have been touched by God through their service or participation in the life of the Archdiocese of Singapore. In this issue, newly minted catechist, Alexander Ee, shares with writer Magdalene Lee how God has led [...]