Bringing Christ to others

Visitors to the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary get an explanation of symbols on the altar.For a group of visitors who had never stepped into the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a tour of the sanctuary was more than just sight-seeing. It was for them to find out more about the [...]

The church that was once only a make-shift hut

Catholic News features the Church of the Holy Family in this series on parish communities.The church serves up to 5,500 parishioners every weekend.Jared NgDuring the Octave of Christmas, Catholics around the world celebrated the feast of the Holy Family. The feast, celebrated on Dec 30, teaches us about Jesus, Mary and Joseph – and about [...]

IJ student overcomes illness to do well in PSLE

Efforts of teachers, classmates live up to motto to help others in needJoanna Chong with her parents and form teachers Ms Regina Julian and Ms Melina Chua (far right).Christopher KhooHer cheerful demeanour and shy smiles belie the painful physical challenges she has had to endure over the past few years.Thirteen-year-old Joanna Chong was diagnosed with [...]

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Parishioners learn skills to handle emergencies

Volunteers learn about fire-fighting at Church of Divine Mercy. Photo: CHURCH OF DIVINE MERCYThe Archdiocese’s emergency preparedness received an added boost when volunteers at two parishes stepped up to learn life-saving skills which could be used in emergencies in church and even in their homes.At the Church of Divine Mercy on Nov 17, 32 members [...]

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Things you never knew about us, The Catholic News.* The paper first published in 1935 as the Malaya Catholic Leader.* Over the decades, the name was changed to The Malayan Catholic Newsletter. It later became the Malaysian Catholic News which then evolved into today’s The Catholic News in 1974. * Some of the advertisements in [...]

The deeper meaning behind the design of Queenstown’s church

Mr Steve Paul Yong explains the church’s unique roof structure to a tour group. If there’s something that will first catch the eye of the casual passers-by in Queenstown, it is often the church with the sharp roofs that looks like a tent.The unique architecture of this church in Queenstown has attracted not only those [...]

Assumption Pathway commended for its supportive programmes

School recently celebrated its 10th anniversaryPresident Halimah Yacob painting a part of an Assumption Pathway School student’s art piece during the April 13 celebration.By Jared NgThrough the support of Assumption Pathway School (APS), former student Muhammad Nor Bin Jasmi has become “a confident young man who firmly believes that he can go further in life [...]

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 [...]