Show compassion, understanding and love to people

Tears and hugs as mother attends her only child’s ordinationNewly-ordained Diocesan Priest Father Gabriel Wong.Jared NgIn your words, be compassionate. In giving the sacraments, be understanding. Your primary task now is to show the face of God – these were solemn words of Archbishop William Goh to newly-ordained Diocesan Priest Father Gabriel Wong.Standing before the [...]

Encounter, love and live Jesus!

André AhchakDo you remember the first time you were head-over-heels in love with someone When the girl in the lift you see every morning on your way up to the office finally catches your eye and she smiles at you? Or the guy you’ve regularly noticed at the far end of the food court walks [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

Archbishop William Goh discusses five spiritual reasons why the act of giving is an important aspect of the faith, in this adapted extract of his speech given at a Catholic Foundation Dinner held on 18 October 2017.Many of us do not understand why we give. Very often when we give, we think we are doing [...]

Parish establishes Filipino community

Filipinos from the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace and members of other Filipino communities at the Tagalog Mass on Oct 15.Oct 15 marked the establishment of the first Filipino community at the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace. About 400 Filipinos from the parish and members of other Filipino communities came to [...]

Archbishop’s Christmas message: The Gift of God

The adoration of the Magi is depicted in a 14th-century painting by Giotto di Bondone. CNS photoTHE people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness, a light has dawned (Isaiah 9:2).Is this not true for us today? We are ever more connected via social media [...]

Archbishop’s Christmas message: The Gift of God

The adoration of the Magi is depicted in a 14th-century painting by Giotto di Bondone. CNS photoTHE people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness, a light has dawned (Isaiah 9:2).Is this not true for us today? We are ever more connected via social media [...]

Questions on the Faith: About signing an AMD and ACP

Q: I have two questions on the Catholic faith in connection with AMD (Advance Medical Directive) and ACP (Advance Care Planning):1) Does signing an AMD goes against Catholic teaching?I have signed that document a few years ago because I do not want my life prolonged in the case of terminal disease with no hope of [...]

Some thoughts on the ‘prosperity gospel’

Moral theologian Fr David Garcia dissects the notion that God wants people to be rich “Good actions are all that matters. The best good action is charity. The best kind of charity is giving money. The best thing to give money to is the Church. So hand us over £10,000 and we will see you [...]