Canossian school holds 1st Mass at temporary site

Canossian Sr Enrica giving Holy Communion to a pupil during the Jan 10 Mass.Students and staff of St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School celebrated their first Mass at the school’s holding site at Bedok North Road, having moved from Bedok North Avenue 4 late last year.The temporary move was part of the Education Ministry’s plans to [...]

Parish holds special prayer service for Christian unity

It was an Anglican pastor who started what is now known as the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, parishioners of the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea learnt recently.Rev Paul Wattson started the Church Unity Octave in 1908 in New York state, with the support of Anglican and Catholic bishops, Fr John [...]

Classical singer holds charity Christmas concert

Father Stephen Yim plays the saxophone, accompanied by Jeremy Fernandez on the piano at the Church of Christ the King concert.His talent for classical singing has led him to perform several recitals and concerts at the Arts House, Esplanade and Young Musician’s Society.But for Christmas last year, musician Daniel Fong, a 22-year-old undergraduate, decided to [...]

Classical singer holds charity Christmas concert

Father Stephen Yim plays the saxophone, accompanied by Jeremy Fernandez on the piano at the Church of Christ the King concert.His talent for classical singing has led him to perform several recitals and concerts at the Arts House, Esplanade and Young Musician’s Society.But for Christmas last year, musician Daniel Fong, a 22-yearold undergraduate, decided to [...]

St Francis Xavier holds formation course for Chinese migrants

Chinese migrant workers from the Serangoon Gardens area together with others from the Church of Sts Peter and Paul attend a faith formation course at the Church of St Francis Xavier. Photos by Darren BoonLanguage is no barrier when it comes to evangelisation, say Church of St Francis Xavier volunteers who are reaching out to [...]

St. Teresa parish holds forum on problem gambling

(From left) Parish priest of St. Teresa, Father Michael Arro; National Addictions Management Service counsellor, Lawrence Tan; and Director of National Council on Problem Gambling, Charlotte Beck. Photo by Daniel TaySINGAPORE – Nine years ago, James (name has been changed) was a software developer in Cebu, Philippines, who, while highly paid, had barely enough to [...]

TRAPPIST MONKS. Gandhi Holds Up As Models.

In an address on July 29 1935, during a congress for the betterment of the lot of the pariahs, or harijans, Mahatma Gandhi told his audience that the harijan would be helped only when all Indians were ennobled by virtue, and the pathway to this ennoblement, he said, was the contemplative life of the Trappist [...]

Dalai Lama holds crucifix in church

The Dalai Lama, exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, holds a crucifix at a church in New Delhi on Mar 31. He was addressing a gathering at the church. China has kept Tibetan areas under lockdown in March, which is not only the anniversary of last year’s riots but also marks 50 years since the failed [...]