Fr William Heng, CSsR, called to the Lord

Fr William Heng, CSsR, of the Redemptorists in Singapore passed away peacefully on 15 February 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 64. His wake is currently being held in the Scala Room, Basement 2, at the Church of St Alphonsus (Novena Church). His Funeral Mass will be today, 2.30pm at Novena Church followed by [...]

Chancery Notice – 23 January 2019

Appointments  1. The following are the new leadership team of the Congregation of the Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists) that were elected in the quadrennium 2019-2022 with effect from 1 January 2019: a. Gerard Louis CSsR – Vice Provincial b. Joseph Stephen CSsR – Vicarc. Eugene Lee CSsRd. Francis Vijayan CSsRe. Glenn de Cruz CSsR […]

A tribute to our long-serving priests

Cutting the celebratory cake to honour priests. From left: Fr Francis Lee, Fr Michael Teo, Fr Anthony Ho and Archbishop Emeritus John Ha.At a special dinner commemorating the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, Father Anthony Ho reminded all seminarians present to persevere in their vocation.During the Dec 7 celebration at St Anne’s [...]

Priests field questions on the faith at public forum

The Ask Me Anything series on interfaith discourse is supported by the Ministry of Culture, Community and YouthChristopher KhooFrom divorce between married Catholic couples, to gays and if they could still go to heaven, to infant baptisms and why we do not practise contraception – these were a few of the burning questions put to [...]

Chancery Notice – 19 December 2018

Appointments  1. Fr. Benedict Eom Ki Sun has been appointed as the Spiritual Director of Spring of Joy Korean Curia for a term of two [2] years with effect from 15 November 2018. 2. Fr Damian De Wind is appointed Parish Priest of the Church of Divine Mercy for a term of six [6] years with [...]

Simbang Gabi 2018

Organised by the Filipino Parish Communities in SingaporeOverall Coordinator for Simbang Gabi 2018: Rizaldy Sapiera. Filipino Migrant Chaplain: Fr Charlie Oasan […]

Chancery Notice – 19 November 2018

Appointments 1. Mgr Francis Lau is reappointed a Tribunal Advocate for a term of two [2] years with effect from 18 October 2018. 2. Fr James Yeo is reappointed Spiritual Director for the Apostolate for Catholic Truth (ACT) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 18 October 2018.3. Fr John-Paul Tan OFM is [...]

New nuncio arrives

Archbishop Marek Zalewski, the new Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Singapore, arrived on July 12. He was welcomed by Archbishop William Goh and a reception was held for him at the Catholic Centre. Vicar General Msgr Philip Heng and Chancellor Fr John-Paul Tan were among the 30 or so guests present at the reception. [...]

Fr John Baptist Tou called to the Lord

Fr John Baptist Tou (1929-2017) Fr John Baptist Tou, a diocesan priest in Singapore, passed away on 7 December 2017. He was 88. This was also the year of his diamond jubilee as a priest. John Baptist Tou was born in Siping, China, on 17 March 1929. His father taught Chinese to foreign missionaries in [...]