Saint Stephen: Sacrifice and Martyrdom

Apostolic Nuncio celebrates Mass on feast day of St StephenArchbishop Marek Zalewski posing with parishioners of the Church of St Stephen.The martyrdom of Saint Stephen has its parallels with Christmas. Jesus and St Stephen both offered themselves for the mission of saving the world.Archbishop Marek Zalewski, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore, made this point during the [...]

New nuncio arrives

Archbishop Marek Zalewski, the new Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Singapore, arrived on July 12. He was welcomed by Archbishop William Goh and a reception was held for him at the Catholic Centre. Vicar General Msgr Philip Heng and Chancellor Fr John-Paul Tan were among the 30 or so guests present at the reception. [...]

Archbishop Chia honoured at 80th birthday celebration

Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia is joined by Cardinal Anthony Soter Fernandez of Malaysia and Archbishop William Goh as he blows out the candles on his birthday cake.By Jared Ng “I ask the Lord to bless all present today,” said Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia to thunderous applause.He was speaking during his 80th birthday celebration held on [...]

Ambassadors of peace visit archbishop

Members of Roses of Peace (from second left, Ms Noor Hanisah Binte Noordin, Mr Wan Muhammad Fazlan Nordin and Mr Mohamed Irshad) presented Archbishop Goh with a ‘Letter of Peace’. Also in the photo are Mr Andre Ahchak, director of communications, Archbishop’s Office (far left); Msgr Philip Heng and Mr Gerald Kong from the Archdiocesan [...]

PRIESTS ON RETREAT

Priests of the Singapore archdiocese seen here during their July 13-17 retreat at the St Francis Xavier Major Seminary. Let’s all pray for them to be inspired by God’s life-giving Spirit during this time. Photo: Fr Aloysius Ong Priests of the Singapore archdiocese seen here during their July 13-17 retreat at the St Francis Xavier [...]

Job Vacancy: Chancery – Administrative Assistant

Chancery, an office supporting the Archbishop’s office in administrative, HR and Clergy matters, has an immediate opening for a full-time administrative assistant who is highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, proficient in Microsoft Office, fluent and experienced in all aspects of office management with excellent organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task and [...]

Photo book coming up

Pictures of past and present CHIJ students and staff as well as quotes from them will feature in a commemorative book. Quill, as the book is called, will portray CHIJ from the early days of its founding to the present. It is scheduled to be launched on Nov 9 at [email protected], 39, Keppel Road, Tanjong [...]

Pope prays at Ground Zero

Pope Benedict visited the former World Trade Center towers in New York, where (left) he met family members of victims from the 2001 terrorist attacks and with those who were first responders to the disaster. He also prayed: "God of peace, bring your peace to our violent world: peace in the hearts of all men [...]

ACMA invites entries for Mission Photo Competitiion

SINGAPORE – In its ongoing endeavours to further sensitize Catholics to their role in bringing the Good News of salvation to all stratas of life, the Archdiocesan Commission for Missionary Activity (ACMA) has organized a Mission Photo Competition as part of this year’s World Mission Sunday celebration activities. Mission Sunday is celebrated on Oct 19 [...]