Haven for people with special needs

A camp organised by the Faith and Light community.Faith and Light Singapore supports people with intellectual disabilities and their familiesPeople with intellectual disabilities and their families say they are grateful for the much needed support a community has been providing them.The Faith and Light Singapore community, established in the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual [...]

Parish haven for South Asian migrants

Franciscan Friar Julian Mariaratnam presides over the Christmas Mass for Sri Lankan migrants last year.Two priests serving migrants at Our Lady of Lourdes Church tell Darren Boon the spiritual and emotional support the parish offersDAYS of recollection, get-togethers and counselling sessions are just some of the services that Indian and Sri Lankan workers enjoy when [...]

Haven away from home

Cast and crew from the Indonesian Catholic community after a musical to cap KKIS’ silver jubilee celebrations on May 22. Photo by Andy TanSINCE 1996, JOSEPHINE Handojo has been religiously mailing out scripture reflections of daily Mass readings in Bahasa Indonesia to Indonesian Catholic domestic workers unable to attend Mass regularly. With her domestic helper, [...]

U.S. Catholic colleges top regional listing

WASHINGTON – In the 2009 list of the nation’s best colleges, according to U.S. News & World Report’s ranking, Catholic colleges and universities fared at the top of regional lists for the North and Midwest. But only three Catholic colleges made it to the overall national rankings. The University of Notre Dame in Indiana placed [...]