Jesuit leader visits S’pore, discusses issues facing Church

Fr Arturo Sosa met with Jesuits and their lay collaborators during his first visit to this part of the worldFr Arturo Sosa meeting parishioners of the Jesuit-run Church of St Ignatius after Mass.By Fr Gregory Tan, SJIt was an exciting time for the Jesuits of the region and their partners in mission as Fr Arturo [...]


One tends to think of communication, especially today in terms of the Internet and its associated applications. The traditional media of communication, have, as a consequence, been somewhat neglected and suffered a decline in attractiveness.However, the traditional print media have a certain edge over the electronic variety in that they can influence more deeply the [...]

Forum helps parents in raising their primary school children

Event gives tips on addressing the needs and challenges young children faceAbout 100 parents attended a forum which aimed to help them support their primary-school children.According to Family Life Society (FLS) executive director Paul Long, the Nov 15 event was a “progression” from a forum the society held last year for parents with children younger [...]

NCCs learn importance of forgiveness, doing mission work

During an Oct 17-19 stay-in retreat in Plentong, Johor, Neighbourhood Christian Communities (NCCs) from Blessed Sacrament Church learned the importance of forgiveness and ways for them to move towards mission work.Upon arrival by coach, retreat master and guardian of St Pio’s Friary and spirituality centre in Ulu Tiram, Johor, Fr Valentine Gompok, greeted the retreatants [...]

Religion, spirituality and the importance of contemplation

Sr Theresa Seow delivers interfaith lecture on ‘Seeking Spirituality’Contemplation is important to keep a person on track in his spiritual journey.Canossian Sr Theresa Seow made this comment during her lecture, Seeking Spirituality in the 21st Century, at the Singapore Islamic Hub on Sept 6.According to her, to contemplate is to exercise patience. […]

The Church Defends The Importance Of The Worker On The Land

“The Catholic Church, in her teaching and her activity, has always upheld the centrality of the worker on the land, urging concrete political and economic action in areas that affect him. This stance, I am happy to observe, harmonizes with the Fund’s approach in underlining the role of farmers, as individuals and as small groups, [...]