Concert dedicated to St Teresa of Avila

About 700 people, including Carmelite Sisters from Singapore and Myanmar, attended a St Teresa of Avila Prayer Concert on Oct 3 at the Catholic Junior College Performing Arts Centre.   The concert, titled “I was born for you”, was organised by the Carmelite Sisters of Singapore, and commemorated the fifth centenary of the birth of [...]

Youth orchestra plays music from Star Wars, Lord of the Rings

The Risen Christ Youth Symphony performed well-known pieces from movie blockbusters as well as familiar Christmas classics on Dec 13.The orchestra, which uses music as a platform for young people to find meaning in their lives and to find God, performed a few movements from Star Wars, such as the Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme), [...]

Visually impaired perform for elderly residents of home

“As I am physically handicapped myself, I know it’s not easy for them to come out and perform. To do so, it takes great courage,” said Mr Law, a resident in St Theresa’s Home.He was among elderly residents who watched 16 visually impaired people from a Catholic music centre perform evergreen numbers on Sept 6. [...]

IJ schools gather to celebrate 160 years with choral concert

The performers sang different songs but wore the same uniform: a blue pinafore and white blouse.All 11 Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ) school choirs recently came together to hold a concert as part of their ongoing 160th anniversary celebrations. Titled Te Deum, the concert was held at the Catholic Junior College Performing Arts [...]

Parish orchestra helps hospice

The Risen Christ Youth Symphony (RCYS) performed a charity concert in aid of Assisi Hospice on May 24.Inspired by Fr John Sim, parish priest of the Church of the Risen Christ in January 2013, the RCYS had also performed for the church’s Feast Day celebration  on Easter Sunday last year, as well as a fundraiser [...]

Fr. Lombardi On Alleged Exorcism Performed By Pope

Vatican City, 21 May 2013 (VIS) – In response to questions from reporters about an alleged exorcism performed by the Holy Father Francis in St. Peter’s Square after last Sunday’s Mass, the Director of the Holy See Press Office Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., said: “The Holy Father had no intention to perform any exorcism. Instead, [...]

WYD2008 invite band to perform live in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Jesus Youth Singapore and SACCRE Youth are organizing a three-hour musical outreach – "Destination Christ, Rexband Live in Singapore" – on Friday Jun 27 at 7.30pm at the Rock Auditorium at Suntec City Mall. Rexband is the musical outreach of Jesus Youth, a Catholic youth movement with a charismatic spirituality. Jesus Youth began [...]