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The Choice Weekend: a journey of self-discovery

Participants praying at the start of the weekend.The Choice Weekend is about helping people live out their authentic selves and acting on the values they’ve learnt from their families, in catechism classes or from the Catholic school they studied in, shared Mr Lawrence De Silva, 45, a member of the newly commissioned Choice leadership team.Choosing [...]

Tribute to all Jubilarians: Here to serve, now and forever

Let us be inspired by the unfailing commitment of our priests and Religious for faithfully living up to their vowsLa Salle Brother Gregory Lim 75 yearsLa Salle Brother Gregory Lim, 94, celebrated his 75th anniversary of his first Religious profession. He made his first vows on Oct 7, 1943, and final vows in 1949.Br Gregory [...]

Neocatechumenal Way members share experience of meeting pope

Members of the Neocatechumenal Way from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand pose for a photo at Tor Vergata, Rome.By Andrew J. Wong About 160 members of the Neocatechumenal Way from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand were in Rome to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the movement with Pope Francis.The Neocatechumenal Way guides Catholics in an itinerary of [...]

Little known CATHEDRAL ARTEFACTS

A look at some of the historic religious items available for viewing when the cathedral is restored {loadposition artefact}The ring and crosier used by the first Archbishop of Singapore, Archbishop Michael Olcomendy; the Mass booklet Pope St John Paul II used when he was in Singapore in 1986; and a brass crucifix with candlesticks given [...]

Young adults learn about charity work

Young adults who attended a social awareness programme organised by Caritas Singapore said the event opened their eyes to the efforts made by the Church to help those in need.“I am inspired to devote more of my time to giving back to the community,” said Ms Prashanthi Cooray from the Church of St Mary of [...]

PRIESTS ON RETREAT

Priests of the Singapore archdiocese seen here during their July 13-17 retreat at the St Francis Xavier Major Seminary. Let’s all pray for them to be inspired by God’s life-giving Spirit during this time. Photo: Fr Aloysius Ong Priests of the Singapore archdiocese seen here during their July 13-17 retreat at the St Francis Xavier [...]

Presidents Scholar inspired by CJC’s learning culture

– Catholic Junior College’s President Scholar Joshua Goh‘I went to CJC because I chose to, because I wanted to be a part of the warm culture and great learning atmosphere that I saw there.’With an L1R5 (first language and five relevant subjects) score of six points in the 2007 GCE O Levels and an impressive [...]

Retirees’ faith inspired at church visits

Father Paul Tong explains the mystery of the Divine Mercy to the retirees. Photo by Darren BoonSINGAPORE – A recent group visit to several churches helped several retirees to strengthen their Catholic faith.Sixty Mandarin-speaking retirees embarked on a day trip on Jun 29 to Church of the Holy Trinity, Church of Divine Mercy and Church [...]

Singaporeans inspired at Asian Youth Day

The Singapore contingent at Asian Youth Day. Photos by Michael TanSINGAPORE – 13 youths and representatives from the Youth Ministry Office (YMO) participated in the 5th Asian Youth Day (AYD) in the Philippines from Nov 20-27.Participants were first attached to a parish in the Manila diocese and hosted by local families for three days to [...]