Show compassion, understanding and love to people

Tears and hugs as mother attends her only child’s ordinationNewly-ordained Diocesan Priest Father Gabriel Wong.Jared NgIn your words, be compassionate. In giving the sacraments, be understanding. Your primary task now is to show the face of God – these were solemn words of Archbishop William Goh to newly-ordained Diocesan Priest Father Gabriel Wong.Standing before the [...]

Gratitude to Mary for being our Mother

The Church celebrates the feast of Mary, Mother of God on Jan 1. A Religious Sister offers this reflection.Mary my Mother, we would like to wish you a very happy new year, to thank you for your faithful help and to ask for your continued protection and guidance. We won’t wait for Mother’s Day to [...]

Genevieve takes her audience on a melodious journey

Genevieve inspiring her audience with her songs.Marc TanIt was a Saturday evening concert with a difference for the parishioners of the Church of St Ignatius. Instead of just engaging the audience with a musical presentation, singer and song-writer Genevieve Toh captivated them with her melodious voice and shared her journey to find Christ. Held at [...]

Obituary

Fr Alphonsus Dominic’s mother called to the LordMrs Agnes Dominic nee Joseph, mother of Fr Alphonsus Dominic, has passed away. She was 69. The wake begins today, 5 July 2017, at Casa Maria of the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The church is located at 1259 Upper Serangoon Rd, Singapore 534795. [...]

Three-parent embryo: a new solution or a new problem?

Moral theologian Fr David Garcia explores the ethics behind this developmentPhoto of an eight-cell human embryo. Last year, one couple had a baby from a three-parent-embryo procedure done in Mexico.It is now possible to have children from two genetic mothers and one father. It is popularly known as the three-parent embryo.In April, 2016, one couple benefited [...]

Serving the poor with simple acts of great love

A look at the Missionaries of Charity’s work in S’pore A Missionaries of Charity Sister feeding a resident in the Gift of Love Home in Boon Lay. The Missionaries of Charity (MC) are “happy and humbled” by the recent canonisation of Mother Teresa, said Sr Mary Carmel, the local superior. “We want to imitate her [...]

A look at St Anne’s Church in Sengkang

Jared Ng looks at the unique characteristics of the parish, among them an art ministrySt Anne’s Church is located in Sengkang, next to St Joseph’s Convent.St Anne’s Church is home to an art ministry that decorates the church for certain festive occasions.Located in Sengkang, the church also houses St Anne’s Kindergarten and is located next [...]

Parish holds event for families with special needs

About 200 people, comprising mainly families with special needs members and their supporters, attended a special event for them on July 9 at the Church of the Holy Spirit.The Everyone is Special event was conceived by parish priest Fr Andrew Wong who wanted to dedicate it to family members with special needs in this Jubilee [...]