Church wants more lay people to take up roles done by clergy

Jared NgA slow but gradual shift is taking place in the Church to get more laypeople to step into more responsible roles for the Church. When this happens then it would allow the clergy to focus more on their core responsibilities.What this means is that there must be a mindset change by both laypeople and [...]

Bible Sunday 2017: Pastoral use of the Bible

A message for Bible Sunday which falls on July 9 this yearBy Sr Sandra Seow, FMVD“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1) Divine Revelation as God’s self-revelation Our Catholic faith is based on divine revelation. Before Vatican II, the concept of “revelation” was [...]

Building The Church Of Tomorrow

Vision 2023: What it Takes to Build a More Vibrant and Evangelistic ChurchCatholic Foundation takes on the task of raising funds to make the Archdiocese’s vision a reality.Guests interact with one another at the Archbishop’s Residence, where the Catholic Foundation held a fundraising dinner hosted by Archbishop William Goh in 2015.“The harvest is plentiful, but the [...]

Chancery Notice – 22 September 2016

APPOINTMENTS 1. Fr Bartholomew Jia Shao Ping CDD has taken up residence at the religious house of the Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord (CDD) as the new novice director. Apart from internal ministry to his religious community, he is also available to serve the Chinese Migrant Community and other ministries on request. 2. [...]

Chancery Notice – 18 July 2016

Archbishop William Goh DD will be away in Krakow, Poland, from 19 July to 3 August 2016. His Grace will be leading the Singapore Archdiocesan contingent to World Youth Day (WYD) 2016. The delegation leaves tonight. WYD is a time of celebration with the Holy Father. Thousands of young people around the world come together [...]

Chancery Notice – 22 June 2016

APPOINTMENTS  Fr Terence Kesavan has been appointed as Assistant Director to the Archdiocesan Office for Catechesis for a term of two [2] years with effect from 12 May 2016.  Fr Christopher Lee has been appointed as Assistant Archdiocesan Master of Ceremony for a term of two [2] years with effect from 26 May 2016. Fr [...]

Chancery Notice – 24 May 2016

APPOINTMENTS Fr Terence Kesavan has been appointed to the Archdiocesan Media Advisory Council for a term of two [2] years with effect from 21 April 2016. Mr Joseph Tan Peng Chin has been reappointed to the Board of Clarity Singapore Limited and also as Chairman for a term of two [2] years with effect from [...]

Infant Jesus nun honoured for healthcare service

Infant Jesus Sr Christiane Chua was awarded the Healthcare Humanity Award (HHA) in recognition of her life-long service and dedication to patient care.She was among 101 healthcare workers who were honoured on May 6 at the Ci Yuan Community Club. Sr Christiane, a clinical pastoral care counsellor at Mount Alvernia Hospital, was selected for the [...]

Strategic planning of resources for archdiocese

A look at the Archdiocesan Strategic Planning of Resources team’s work in realising the local Church’s pastoral visionMany Catholics would have heard of Archbishop William Goh’s archdiocesan pastoral vision and mission of “Building an Evangelical and Missionary Church” during his episcopal ordination. According to Msgr Philip Heng, Vicar General of Administration and Finance, there was [...]