Celebrating love with heartfelt stories, music

Dexter and Mega Caldo shared how their feelings grew for each other the more they prayed with and for one another.With an acoustic band setup and cosy cafe ambience, young people were treated to an evening of love stories and music.Held on Feb 10 at Crossings Cafe, the “A Love Like This” event was organised [...]

Connecting with Marriage Encounter teams in other countries

S’porean couple Daniel and Shelley Ee, who are among the Worldwide Marriage Encounter’s global leaders, share their experiences giving presentations in Mexico and Europe.Daniel and Shelley Ee (front row in white tops), together with Fr Nathaniel Gomez (in white beside them), singing at the end of a Mass during the 45th anniversary celebration of WWME [...]

Stations of the Cross for married couples at OLPS

Couples praying during the special outdoor Stations of the Cross on March 24.A romantic candlelight dinner, an exchange of gifts, or even a short getaway without the children are just some of the conventional ways couples celebrate a wedding anniversary.However, Mr Stephen Manlapig and his wife, Mabel, parishioners of the Church of Our Lady of [...]

Celebrating the joys of marriage and priesthood

Married couples, priests honoured during their vocation anniversariesSeventy married couples and four priests celebrated their milestone anniversaries on May 21.The event, themed LOVE MATTERS, was for the first time, jointly organised by the Archdiocesan Commission for The Family (ACF) and its Family Partners, in conjunction with Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) Singapore’s anniversary celebrations.The celebration took [...]

famfare!

Many a starry-eyed couple enters into marriage on cloud nine, thinking that love conquers all – only to be rudely awakened by the stark reality that marriage is no bed of roses. To augment existing marriage preparation programmes in the diocese, the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) will be launching its Couple Mentoring Journey [...]

Couple mentoring for stronger marriages

In the last quarter of this year, the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) will launch the Couple Mentor Journey (CMJ) in which couples who have been married for at least five years are paired with young couples to support them with the former’s own experiences. This will take place after the engaged couples’ initial [...]

Special Stations of the Cross throw light on married life

Close to 60 couples came together to pray a special Stations of the Cross designed for couples to reflect on the Lord’s Passion and how it related to their marriages. Marriage Encounter (ME) designed the special Lenten programme, which was held at the outdoor Stations of the Cross at the Church of the Nativity of [...]

Convalidating Filipino marriages in Singapore

Filipino couples who haven’t been married in church find help in Fr Luciano. Annabelle Liang reportsOn every third Sunday of a month, Filipino Fr Angel Luciano presides over an unusual celebration at the Church of St Michael. There, he convalidates the marriages of Filipinos – with a few with kids in tow – at no [...]