Dance, colour at Child Jesus devotion

Dancers taking part in the Sinulog celebration.Margaret Alforque-UyIt was a sea of colour and festivity as some 2,800 mainly Filipino devotees congregated at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour to honour the Child Jesus.The Festivity of the Señor Santo Niño, held on Jan 27, included a special Mass followed by a special ritual [...]

Praying as one body in Christ

Christian unity has certainly come a long way in Singapore. It started from humble beginnings back in 1990 when the first Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service was initiated by the late Jesuit Father John Wood at the Church of St Ignatius. Today, a passionate community of Christian leaders continue to foster ecumenical relations.Along [...]

Upcoming WYD an opportunity to share faith, culture

Jared NgAs World Youth Day (WYD) Panama approaches in January, many young people are eagerly waiting to discover for themselves the characteristic values of youth and the richness of the Catholic faith.Furthermore, what is unique to this worldwide gathering of young people every three years is the exchange of cultures.This is what one Singaporean will [...]

Jason Evert event: More tickets available

Mr Jason Evert and his wife, Crystalina. Tickets are still available for his series of talks on chastity and sexuality on Jan 14.There are more tickets available for the Jason Evert ‘LIVE’ in Singapore event on Jan 14. Having moved from the original venue at Catholic Junior College to the MAX Pavilion, the organisers told [...]

Jason Evert event: More tickets available

Mr Jason Evert and his wife, Crystalina. Tickets are still available for his series of talks on chastity and sexuality on Jan 14.There are more tickets available for the Jason Evert ‘LIVE’ in Singapore event on Jan 14. Having moved from the original venue at Catholic Junior College to the MAX Pavilion, the organisers told [...]

Archbishop Chia issues first Pastoral Letter

Archbishop Chia issues first Pastoral Letter THE tragedy of Sep 11 and the sufferings and tensions in its aftermath have brought to the consciousness of the world the urgent need to build a culture of respectful dialogue and cooperation between all the members of the human family. In the shadow of that tragedy, His Holiness [...]

Commencement of the academic year at CTIS

Commencement of the academic year at CTIS: Rectors and lecturers of the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) and St Francis Xavier Major Seminary solemnly pledged their Faculty Profession of Faith before Archbishop William Goh on Jan 15.They recited the Nicene Creed and publicly declared to embrace and strongly uphold every doctrine asserted and declared [...]

Coming up: world forum on marriage

Isn’t it sad how a good, strong marriage seems to be the exception rather than the norm these days?Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) Singapore will hold a World Forum on Marriage on Jan 16,  2016, to examine the challenges to marriages and family life worldwide.The forum is held in conjunction with the WWME World Council Leaders [...]