Nuns’ workshops help Catholics use digital media responsibly

Sisters Rose Pacatte (left) and Nancy Usselmann speaking at a workshop. Photo: JOHNSON KOHMarie TayEveryone is on social media these days. Many people – from the youth to working adults and retirees – have different social media accounts for work, friends and other social circles. How do we live as Catholics in today’s digital world?Sister [...]

Pauline Sisters to hold workshops on faith, media

Our world is completely wired and often we cannot see the real connections. And it is not only young people who spend hours using social media every day, more and more adults are joining social media sites. Even Pope Francis tweets!So how do we live our life of faith in today’s digital world?Sisters Rose Pacatte [...]

Fake news highlighted at Communications Day Mass

The crowd at the World Communications Day Mass held at the cathedral on May 13. By Christopher Khoo Fake news, lies and half-truths. These were the focus of the World Communications Day Mass held at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd on May 13. “The Church recognises the role that mass media and communications, play [...]

Kids take part in Bible trivia

Children taking part in the Bible trivia at the Church of St Francis of Assisi.By Wilma MarieA Bible trivia and book display were organised by the Association of Pauline Cooperators (APC) at the Church of St Francis of Assisi feast day celebration on Oct 1.The APC, a lay association, together with the Daughters of St [...]

Creating modern-day parables

Fr Terence Kesavan sharing with participants how to view elements in their daily lives from a different perspective.A social media workshop sent out a call to create new, modern-day parables which people can relate to and discover a correlation with their Catholic faith. The Oct 14 workshop was the second such workshop organised by Volunteers [...]

Church’s response to queries on imam incident

Imam Nalla Mohamed Abdul Jameel Abdul Malik was convicted of committing an act prejudicial to the maintenance of harmony between different religious groups and was fined $4,000.The Roman Catholic Church in Singapore has given the following responses to media queries on the incident:Q: What does the Singapore Catholic Church think of this incident, which has [...]

New Redemptorist hopes to evangelise through media

Fr Francis Vijayan, ordained on Sept 8, shares with CatholicNews his journey to the priesthoodFr Francis Vijayan seen here having just given communion to his mother, Rosilin Vilasini, at his ordination Mass. Also in the picture are his father, Anthony Mohan (right), and his sister, Bernadette Vidya.“I learned to love what they are about, their [...]

Sisters serve up ‘Taste of Heaven’

The Daughters of St Paul are releasing a cookbook containing various recipes from the Sisters.Titled Taste of Heaven, the cookbook was scheduled to be launched on Aug 13 at a fundraising dinner, to aid the building fund for a new convent for the Sisters.The book offers recipes of local delights, ranging from Peranakan to Teochew [...]

Cardinal shares his concerns for Church in Asia

Taking time off his busy schedule on Aug 13, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle spoke with CatholicNews on a number of topics regarding the Church.Asked about his main concerns for the Church in Asia, the Archbishop of Manila said he was worried about the increasing gap between the rich and poor, the degradation of the environment [...]