Symposium on divorce, separation, annulment

Can divorced Catholics receive Holy Communion? How should one relate to a brother or sister in Christ who has undergone, or is going through, the pain of divorce?To help the Catholic community have a better understanding of the Church’s teachings on marriage, divorce, separation and annulment, the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) is organising [...]

Empowering family life in the S’pore Archdiocese

Participants at the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family’s fifth anniversary Mass pose for a photo with Archbishop William Goh and priests. Photo: VITA ImagesPatricia AngCatholics are called to bring the light of Christ to their families and to society, and to be witnesses of what it means to be members of the family of God. [...]

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 [...]

1st batch of students graduate from UK catechetical courses

Graduates of the Maryvale Institute courses at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd.It was a celebration of the courage and dedication of some 30 men and women who completed special catechetical courses despite the challenges of caring for new babies, children studying for the PSLE, work stress and health issues.On Nov 9, Monsignor Ambrose Vaz [...]

Singapore couple appointed to Vatican Dicastery

Daniel and Shelley Ee, the Worldwide Marriage Encounter’s global leaders, have been appointed members of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life.Singaporean couple Daniel and Shelley Ee have been appointed members of the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. The announcement was made by the Vatican on Oct 6.The couple, who have [...]

Book a year ahead for your wedding

A wedding is for a day but a marriage is for life. There is much to be done for marriage. However quite often much is done for the wedding. Sometimes the stress of planning for the wedding drives a wedge between the couple so much so that by the time they exchange vows, they are [...]

Marriage: The views from various religions

IJ Sr Maria Lau (far left) moderating the panel discussion with the speakers. From left: Ms Michelle Voo, Rabbi Mordechai Abergel and Ustaz Zulhilmi Mohamed.Jared Ng Three religious representatives recently spoke on the topic of marriage in their respective religions of Judaism, Islam and Catholicism.Rabbi Mordechai Abergel, Ustaz Zulhilmi Mohamed and Ms Michelle Voo, a [...]