Canossian educators go on learning trip in Italy

Singapore Canossian educators (seated, front and right) seen here with Italian school children. Fifteen educators from the different Canossian education institutions in Singapore went on a two-week learning journey in Italy as part of the recent launch of the Canossian Education Charter.The charter was launched on May 26 in Singapore and is to be used [...]

Sr Angela called to the Lord

OBITUARY Canossian Sr Angela Garavaglia passed away on March 3.Canossian missionary, Sr Angela Garavaglia, passed away peacefully in Vimercate, Italy, on March 3 at the age of 86, and after 68 years of Canossian Religious life. She was born in Inveruno, Milan, in Italy, on April 10, 1930 and joined the Canossian Missionary Novitiate in [...]

Chancery Notice – 28 October 2016

OBITUARY Sr Vittorina Lamperti, FDCC of the Canossian Daughters of Charity in Singapore passed away yesterday, 27 October 2016. She had celebrated her 100th birthday exactly five months earlier. Sr Vittorina was born in Parabiago, Italy on 27 May 1916 as the youngest of eight children. She joined her local Association of Catholic Action at six [...]

Canossian nun marks 100th birthday

It was a joyous occasion on May 27 as Canossian Sr Vittorina Lamperti celebrated her 100th birthday at St Joseph’s Home.Forty-four Canossian nuns from Singapore and Malaysia, three priests, residents and staff of the home, volunteers and friends attended the event.Among them were seven of the Italian nun’s “boys” whom she loved and cared for [...]

Mass Of Thanksgiving For The Canonisation Of John Paul II

Vatican City, 28 April 2014 (VIS) – At 10 a.m. today in St. Peter’s Square Cardinal Angelo Comastri, vicar general of His Holiness for Vatican City and archpriest of the Vatican Basilica, presided at a Mass of thanksgiving for the canonisation of John Paul II. The Eucharist was preceded by a greeting from Cardinal Stanislaw [...]

Other Pontifical Acts – 16 April 2014

Vatican City, 16 April 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has: – appointed Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski of Siedlce, Poland, as bishop of Legnica (area 7,080, population 851,500, Catholics 776,700, priests 475, religious 279), Poland. He succeeds Bishop Stefan Cichy, whose resignation upon reaching the age limit was accepted by the Holy Father. […]

Pope Francis’ Next Pastoral Visits In Italy

Vatican City, 5 April 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has accepted the invitation to make two pastoral visits in Italy during the months of June and July. He will visit the diocese of Cassano all'Jonio, Calabria on 21 June, and the diocese of Campobasso and Isernia, Molise, on 5 July.

Archbishop Bregantini, Author Of The Texts Of The Via Crucis

Vatican City, 25 March 2014 (VIS) – According to a communique issued by the Holy See Press Office, the Holy Father has invited Archbishop Giancarlo Maria Bregantini C.S.S., of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy, to prepare the texts of the meditations for the stations of the Via Crucis on Good Friday at the Colosseum. They will follow the [...]

Other Pontifical Acts – 21 March 2014

Vatican City, 21 March 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has: – accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Hamburg, Germany, presented by Archbishop Werner Thissen, upon having reached the age limit. […]