Regional bishops’ conference elects commission heads

The following Heads of Commissions were elected for the 2019-2020 term during the July 10-13 Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. The meeting was held at MAJODI Centre, in Plentong, Johor:Biblical Commission: Bishop Cornelius SimConsecrated Life: Archbishop William GohDiocesan Priests and Seminaries: Bishop Richard NgEcumenism and Inter-Faith Affairs: Archbishop [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

President thanks Agape Village, Caritas for ‘service to community’

President Halimah Yacob poses for a photo with (from left ) Mr Gordon Pinto (general manager, Agape Village), Ms Janet Ang (Caritas chairperson), Ms Teo Jin Lee (chairperson, Agape Village management council), Msgr Ambrose Vaz (Caritas board member) and Ms Bernadette Lau (Caritas executive director). Photos: VITA ImagesBy Christopher KhooAgape Village is a “good concept”, [...]

Service to Country, Heart for the People

His Grace Archbishop William Goh and the faithful of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore are saddened to learn of the passing of former President S. R. Nathan last night (22 August 2016).  Known to come from humble beginnings himself, President Nathan was always known to have a heart for the less privileged in society. [...]

Chancery Notice – 26 July 2016

APPOINTMENTS The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei has elected Archbishop William Goh DD to the following offices for the term of 2017-2018:a. Honorary Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference.b. President for the Commission for Consecrated Life.c. President for the Commission for Apostleship of the Sea. Fr Nithiya Sagayaraj, a priest from the Diocese [...]

President meets pope

President Tony Tan met Pope Francis in Rome on May 28 during his eight-day state visit to Italy and the Holy See.A statement issued by the Holy See Press Office said the meeting was “cordial” and the parties spoke about “the good relations between the Holy See and Singapore, as well as the collaboration between [...]

Nun receives healthcare award from president

Sr Bernadette Mary Yeo Geok Tho received the Healthcare Humanity Awards Honourable Mention Medallion for her contributions to the healthcare industry on April 27.The award, which was given out by President Tony Tan at the Healthcare Humanitarian Awards 2015 ceremony, was sponsored by the Courage Fund. It honours individuals who have made outstanding contributions to [...]