Chancery Notice – Obituary

Mary Elizabeth Pansy Poh, mother of Fr Peter Koh, passed away yesterday afternoon on 7 June 2018. She was 92.    Her wake is currently held at the Chapel of Resurrection, St Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah). The church is located at 620 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 678116. Details of Funeral Mass Date: 11 June 2018 Time: 10.30AM [...]

Reflecting on life after 50

How do people past their 50s see their personal and societal role?This was a question explored by 11 participants at a workshop-cum-day of recollection on Oct 24.Titled God’s Gift of Years, the first workshop of its kind at the Jesuit-run Kingsmead Centre saw participants spending quiet time to discover their unique gifts and wisdom. They [...]

ME flash mob returns

Over 250 people took to Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza in Orchard Road on Feb 14 to show passersby that long-lasting marriages and strong families are possible today. Holding signs stating the number of years they have been together, married couples and their children held their poses for five minutes in a freeze flash mob. [...]

Catholic poet talks about her faith and her poetry

What happens when you put a poet and a moderator armed with a psychology degree in a room full of people? Evidently a delightfully engaging evening where stories are shared, experiences recounted and, of course, the unique opportunity to hear the poet’s voice breathing life into written words.CANA’s latest Talk of the Town event, featuring [...]

Evangelising on social media

SINGAPORE – To spur the Church to evangelise through social media, the East District Youth Committee organised a workshop on July 28, at the Church of the Holy Family. About 40 participants attended the workshop. The project, called SHAREfest (SHARE as an acronym for Stirring Hearts:  A Real Encounter), draws its inspiration from Pope Francis’ [...]