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Dear readers, we understand that some of our subscribers received copies of our December issues late. We fully acknowledge your disappointment and we extend our sincere apologies for the inconvenience. While our team looked into strengthening our internal processes, there were some external factors beyond our control. […]

IJ Sister who had late vocation shares her faith journey

Infant Jesus Sr Elizabeth Moey with family members and priests during the April 22 Mass when she made her final vows.By Jared Ng She felt God’s call to the Religious life in her 20s but ignored it because she was focused on her education and establishing a career in nursing.In her 30s, Infant Jesus (IJ) [...]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: More people coming late for Mass now

The number of Catholics coming to church late for Mass seems to be increasing. Those parishioners entering the church during the Gospel readings are a disgrace and totally disrespectful.  All latecomers should understand that they are distracting other parishioners who may be in silent prayer.I am sure that all parishioners appreciate the voluntary work carried [...]

OBITUARY: Faith Tours founder sparked my interest in pilgrimages

Fr Edmund Chong pays tribute to the late Thomas LuiWhen I count my blessings, I count it twice because of you! [Source: Unknown] I count my God-given blessings when my “love affairs” with pilgrimages were introduced early into my life.It was Faith Tours’ pilgrimages that caught my interest most during my priestly infancy. I must [...]

Tampines parish marks 25 years

The Church of The Holy Trinity marked its 25th anniversary with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop William Goh, a food and funfair, and dinner.The May 31 celebrations on the feast day of the parish were the culmination of a series of jubilee activities.These included Bible talks, a day of recollection led by Archbishop Goh, a [...]

Hopes for church restoration works to be completed by year end

Carmelite Fr John Chua, parish priest of the Church of Sts Peter and Paul, hopes that the restoration works on the 146-year-old church “will be completed by end of this year”.The process is about “30 percent completed”, he added. Fr Chua shared this information with CatholicNews on April 13, while giving a tour of the [...]

Priests tell of God’s call in their lives in vocation booklet

At least a dozen diocesan and Religious priests serving in Singapore will share how they came to recognise God’s call to the priesthood in a series of vocation booklets being published by CatholicNews. The first in the series, called Man of God, Man for Others, will be released on Good Shepherd Sunday, the same day [...]

Mass & Prayers for the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew

23 March 2015 (Singapore) – The Roman Catholic Church, along with the rest of Singapore, mourns the loss of our nation’s founding father, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew. In memory of the late Mr Lee, Archbishop William will be celebrating Mass at St Joseph’s Church (Victoria St) on Friday, 27 March at 1:15pm. Members [...]