11 principals commissioned for Catholic schools in the new year

Archbishop William Goh poses with newly commissioned principals (from left): Ms Phyllis Chua, Mrs Fiona Tan, Mr Daniel Ang, Mrs Allison Lim, Ms Cecilia Lim, Mrs Juliana Conceicao, Ms Christina Teo, Mrs Trace Teo, Mrs Jennifer Teo, Ms Christina Michael and Mrs Judina Cheong. Also in the photo (from left) are Fr Edward Seah, Deacon [...]

Some thoughts on the ‘prosperity gospel’

Moral theologian Fr David Garcia dissects the notion that God wants people to be rich “Good actions are all that matters. The best good action is charity. The best kind of charity is giving money. The best thing to give money to is the Church. So hand us over £10,000 and we will see you [...]

Church marks SG50 with songs, prayers, reflections

“I’m very proud to be a Catholic!”This was the sentiment expressed by participants after the Joy SG50 Thanksgiving celebration on July 4.About 10,000 people, including about 1,800 volunteers, packed the Singapore Indoor Stadium to give thanks for the nation’s 50 years of existence. During the five-and-a-half hour event, they listened to stirring speeches from guest-of-honour, [...]

What Happens If You Work For Money

Some people work simply and solely in order to gain money. Is there anything that divides men more than money does? In the World, – World in the sense in which Our Lord and St. John use the word money is actually the god: for money H desired not only for the sake of comfort [...]

Our Children And The Law

On August 1st this year, the Government of Singapore published a document which is of highest importance to the Colony as a whole and to each of us as individuals, for it describes the exact measures to be taken by Government to protect our children and young people from both physical and moral dangers. No [...]

On the debate about homosexuality

Rev Fr David Garcia, OP, a moral theologian, comments on the issue.THE Church is mother and teacher. As a mother she continues to nourish God’s children, form them and help them to grow into the Body of Christ. As a teacher, she proclaims the teachings that our Lord entrusted to her.For this, the Church cannot [...]