Chancery Notice – 4 August 2014

APPOINTMENTS Rev Fr S Maria Anthonyraj has been engaged for ministry in Singapore for Tamil Speaking and is appointed as Parish Assistant at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes for two [2] years with effect from 1st June 2014. The following have been appointed to the Board of ABLE (Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectatoins) [...]

Girls shave their locks to support cancer sufferers

Seven girls and more than 100 boys and male teachers of St Joseph’s Institution International shaved their heads in a show of solidarity with children suffering from cancer.The June 11 event was organised as part of Hair for Hope, a fundraiser of the Children’s Cancer Foundation. In addition, 60 girls, along with one mother and [...]

Summit Of The Heads Of The Oriental Churches

Vatican City, 29 October 2013 (VIS) – Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, announced in his address at the opening of the new academic year of the Pontifical Oriental Institute that a summit meeting of the patriarchs and major archbishops of the oriental Churches of Syria, Iraq and the Middle [...]

Holy Father Provisionally Confirms Heads And Members Of Roman Curia

Vatican City, 16 March 2013 (VIS) – Holy Father Francis has expressed the desire that the Heads and members of the Dicasteries of the Roman Curia, as well as their Secretaries, and also the President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State, continue, provisionally, in their respective positions. The Holy Father wishes to reserve [...]

Marriage Encounter’s flash mob event turns heads

Couples froze for five minutes on Orchard Road to drive home the message that happy marriages are possible.At 4 pm, on Saturday, Feb 11, 50 married couples and their children took part in a “Freeze Flash Mob” event organised by Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) Singapore.Proudly declaring the number of years they have been happily married, [...]

Values: Gambling – Heads or Tails, You Lose

In this last article in the series on Values by the Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore, we look at gambling and games of chance where money is involved and examine the moral issues behind indulging in them Gambling and gambling addiction are on the rise in Singapore. In the first year of the opening [...]