OBITUARY: Sr Mary Siluvainathan, FDCC

Sr Mary Helen Siluvainathan of the Canossian Daughters of Charity (FDCC) passed away on 23 November 2015. She was 75. Sr Mary was born on 12 April 1940 in Singapore. She lost her mother when she was very young and was brought up by her father. When she was critically ill as a child, her [...]

Now able to care for people’s feelings

Although she had agreed to attend the RCIA programme at the Church of St Stephen, Ms Seraphina Peh said only joined to learn more about the faith and was not looking to be baptised. She attributed this to her stubbornness and her need to be convinced. However, her attitude changed after her parents fell ill [...]

A Cry for help

“RAYMOND ANTHONY FERNANDO” is a name that is well associated with issues concerning the mentally ill and their caregivers. This name has been appearing in letters to the media, including The Straits Times, TODAY and CatholicNews, and on radio and television programmes. […]

A Promise, Fulfilled

My first encounter with Christianity and the Catholic Church took place when I was about 10 years old when my mum’s good friend brought us to Novena Church. I still remember the pleasant feeling as I sat on the pew, observing the church. I imitated my mum’s friend as she knelt and prayed, and with [...]