Can faith and work coexist?

Young adults gain insights on the topic at a workshopDominican Friar David Garcia speaking to participants at The Spirituality of Work event held on May 27.By Pius Lee and Celeste WeeHow can Catholic Social Teaching (CST) be lived out in the workplace?This is what more that 80 young adults between the ages of 21 and [...]

Archbishop’s Easter message

My dear brothers and sisters,The peace of the Risen Lord be with you! Peace is the first gift of Easter which the Lord imparted to His disciples. Peace comes from the victory of Christ over sin and death. With His resurrection, we know for certain that everything has been overcome and conquered. Evil is not [...]

S’pore team helps build homes, provide clean water in Sri Lanka

Ten volunteers from CHARIS recently embarked on a journey to teach and build bio-sand water filtration systems and assist in house building efforts in Sri Lanka.During the June 12-18 trip, they also spent time forging friendships with the locals, many whom had received financial assistance from CHARIS (Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore) to [...]

A special book for Bible Sunday

To celebrate Bible Sunday, which falls on July 10 this year, the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate will be publishing a book titled, Jesus, the Living Word, Speaks. The book will be given away free in all parishes as a means to celebrate Bible Sunday. The aim is for Catholics to treasure the gift of the Word [...]

After Shine Jesus Shine, what next?

ALL of us, Christians and non-Christians alike, experience turning points in our lives. You may have heard of the term metanoia, turning away from sin and turning back to God and His love.This may seem incredible but numerous people, youths and adults, have experienced this turning point in their lives and responded to the altar [...]


One tends to think of communication, especially today in terms of the Internet and its associated applications. The traditional media of communication, have, as a consequence, been somewhat neglected and suffered a decline in attractiveness.However, the traditional print media have a certain edge over the electronic variety in that they can influence more deeply the [...]

CTIS graduates urged to deepen relationship with God

Ninety-five graduates of the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) received their Diplomas and Certificates in Theology from Archbishop William Goh on Feb 27. This was the first time that CTIS held a combined ceremony for the graduates of both its English- and Mandarin-language courses.In his welcome speech, CTIS academic director Arthur Goh explained that [...]

Prayer for Vocations

Our Loving Father, source of all goodness,we turn to you with trust and confidence, followingyour Son’s instruction to pray for more labourersto bring in the harvest.Bless your Church with families and communitiesof faith and love, and from among them produce menand women dedicated to a life of holiness and service.Guide those you have called to [...]