Chancery Notice – 19 July 2017

OBITUARYMdm Tan Khar Siang, mother of Fr Ignatius Low, passed away on July 16.Her wake was held at the void deck of Blk 101, Hougang Ave 1. The funeral was held on July 20 and Mdm Tan was buried according to Buddhist rites. The archdiocese extends condolences to Fr Ignatius Low and his family in [...]

Chancery Notice – 17 April 2017

OBITUARY Fr Benito de Sousa (Diocese of Macau), the last rector of the Portuguese Mission at St Joseph’s Church (Victoria Street) in Singapore, passed away on 5 April 2017. He was 89. Fr Benito was born on 7 January 1928 and ordained in 1962. He served in Singapore as a missionary for the Portuguese Mission from 1990 [...]

Sr Angela called to the Lord

OBITUARY Canossian Sr Angela Garavaglia passed away on March 3.Canossian missionary, Sr Angela Garavaglia, passed away peacefully in Vimercate, Italy, on March 3 at the age of 86, and after 68 years of Canossian Religious life. She was born in Inveruno, Milan, in Italy, on April 10, 1930 and joined the Canossian Missionary Novitiate in [...]

Canossian Sr Catherine called to the Lord

Sr Catherine Lim passed away on Jan 9 at the age of 94.Canossian Sr Catherine Lim was called back to the Lord at the age of 94 on Jan 9, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. Sr Catherine was born in Singapore on Oct 5, 1922, to devout Catholic parents: Peter Lim Ah [...]

Late Opus Dei head honoured

Bishop Javier Echevarria died on Dec 12.Despite the short notice, some 300 people turned up at the Church of the Holy Spirit for a requiem Mass for the late Opus Dei leader, Bishop Javier Echevarria.Fr Avelino Marin, Regional Vicar of Opus Dei in Southeast Asia, was the main celebrant at the Dec 16 Mass. The [...]