Update on Archbishop Chia

The Archbishop’s Office released the following update on Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia’s condition on May 2:His Grace, Archbishop William Goh, is happy to announce that Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia has been making good progress in his recovery. The team of doctors appointed to prognosticate his condition has issued the following statement:“Our Archbishop Emeritus suffered traumatic [...]

Update on Archbishop Chia

singapore – The Archbishop’s Office released the following update on Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia’s condition on April 4:Dear Rev Fathers, Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As advised in our last communique, Archbishop William Goh has formed a team of doctors to, among other assignments, prognosticate Archbishop Emeritus’ medical condition with a view to recommending the [...]

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, [...]

Other Pontifical Acts – 3 April 2014

Vatican City, 3 April 2014 (VIS) - The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Mandalay, Myanmar, presented by Archbishop Paul Zinghtung Grawng, upon reaching the age limit. He is succeeded by Bishop Nicholas Mang Thang, coadjutor of the same archdiocese.

Update on Archbishop Chia

Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia’s medical condition remains critical but stable, the Archbishop’s Office announced on Feb 24.In an update on his condition, the office said: “The good news is that the bleeding in his head has stopped. However, due to the extent of injury caused by the fall, there is a large blood clot which [...]

St Nicholas School makes ‘home run’

After two and half years, CHIJ St Nicholas’ School finally returned to its original campus in Ang Mo Kio.On May 30, led by principal Tan Wai Lan, a former student herself, a group of pupils formed a marathon relay from the school’s holding site in Toa Payoh back to its original location.The school, which caters [...]

CHIJ St Nicholas’ primary students learn meditation

Students starting their meditation session during the school’s Catholic Day Camp. Primary Three and Four students of CHIJ St Nicholas learnt Christian meditation as part of the school’s recently conducted Catholic Day Camp.Infant Jesus provincial Sr Maria Lau explained to the students during the camp, held on Nov 4, 11 and 12, that meditation was [...]

Viewpoints: God and St Nicholas

IN THE ARTICLE, The Printed Word: Challenges for Catholic Press” (CN, Oct 24), Pope Benedict states, “The job of a Catholic journalist is to help readers evaluate events in light of church teaching.”But I ask myself, is this request only for professional journalists? Does not every human being have the responsibility to spread the Good [...]

Archbishop Nicholas Chia – all things to all men

In celebrating the Year for Priests declared by Pope Benedict on Jun 19, 2009, CatholicNews has been featuring one priest in each issue; Joyce Gan concludes this section with an interview with Archbishop Nicholas Chia, the priest of priests in the Singapore ArchdioceseIF ANYONE HAD suggested to young Nicholas, or even Father Nicholas Chia that [...]