‘Freeze’ flash mob to celebrate World Marriage Day

More than 260 people, made up of married couples, their children and family, came together in a Freeze Flash Mob event lasting five minutes. The rain could not dampen spirits of the couples who gathered to celebrate World Marriage Day in the heart of Orchard Road on Feb 14. Proudly carrying signs declaring the number [...]

Nun receives healthcare award from president

Sr Bernadette Mary Yeo Geok Tho received the Healthcare Humanity Awards Honourable Mention Medallion for her contributions to the healthcare industry on April 27.The award, which was given out by President Tony Tan at the Healthcare Humanitarian Awards 2015 ceremony, was sponsored by the Courage Fund. It honours individuals who have made outstanding contributions to [...]

IJ schools gather to celebrate 160 years with choral concert

The performers sang different songs but wore the same uniform: a blue pinafore and white blouse.All 11 Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ) school choirs recently came together to hold a concert as part of their ongoing 160th anniversary celebrations. Titled Te Deum, the concert was held at the Catholic Junior College Performing Arts [...]

Now able to care for people’s feelings

Although she had agreed to attend the RCIA programme at the Church of St Stephen, Ms Seraphina Peh said only joined to learn more about the faith and was not looking to be baptised. She attributed this to her stubbornness and her need to be convinced. However, her attitude changed after her parents fell ill [...]

Chinese bishop who joined Catholic Association deserves our respect

Recently, there have been widely circulated and conflicting reports about the situation of Bishop An Shu Xin, Coadjutor bishop of the Baoding Diocese in He Bei Province, China. Whether we agree or disagree with Bishop An’s purported move to have recently accepted membership in the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association, [CCPA], as a zealous Pastor who [...]