Fr William Heng, CSsR, called to the Lord

Fr William Heng, CSsR, of the Redemptorists in Singapore passed away peacefully on 15 February 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 64. His wake is currently being held in the Scala Room, Basement 2, at the Church of St Alphonsus (Novena Church). His Funeral Mass will be today, 2.30pm at Novena Church followed by [...]

Reflection: Prayers to help the departed seek eternal life

Fr Ignatius Yeo It has become quite common practice for Catholics to display flowers or candles to remember their loved ones who have passed on. This gesture is done almost instinctively to honour their memory and perhaps even as a way of offering a prayer for them. It is expected for all to want to [...]

The draw of Catholic education for students

Parents and educators share what they believe are the strengths of Catholic education in this feature to mark Catholic Education Sunday, celebrated on the weekend of Sept 8-9.Christopher Khoo Though both Mrs Maggie Lee Dabbs and her husband were not Catholics when their son was due for school enrolment, they decided to put him into [...]

District Masses, cathedral tours

Mr Jevon Liew, a cathedral volunteer, conducting a tour of the cathedral.“It’s important to understand what hospitality means. It is simply seeing to the one who is in need,” said Fr Peter Tan, from the Church of St Michael.Hospitality is about serving the person who “comes to us knocking at our door”, and even going [...]

Chancery Notice – 26 August 2016

Chancery NoticeReverend Father Vincent Chee will be retired from active service from the Church of the Sacred Heart. His last day of work will be next Wednesday, 31 August 2016. He is available for services such as Masses and confessions if required or when requested. We thank Fr Vincent for his many years of service [...]

Daily Prayer For Priests

By St Therese of LisieuxO Jesus,I pray for your faithful and fervent priests;for your unfaithful and tepid priests;for your priests labouring at home or abroad in distant mission fields.for your tempted priests;for your lonely and desolate priests;For your young priests;for your dying priests;for the souls of your priests in Purgatory.But above all, I recommend to [...]

Chancery Notice – 25 November 2015

OBITUARYSr Mary S., FDCC of the Canossian Daughters of Charity in Singapore passed away on 23 November 2015. She was 75. Sr Mary’s wake began yesterday at 10.00am and is being held at the funeral parlour of the Church of St Stephen. The details of her funeral are as follows. […]

CALLED TO THE LORD: Gabrielite Br Jean-Denis Gervais

Br Jean-Denis Gervais, SG, of the Brothers of St Gabriel in Singapore, has passed away. He had suffered cancer of the prostate and of the bones in his final years and returned to the Lord on the evening of Sept 29. He was 85.Br Denis was born on March 7, 1930, in Quebec, Canada. He [...]