Chancery Notice – 14 June 2018

APPOINTMENT   Fr Andrew Wong will be assuming the role of the Catholic Spirituality Centre’s (CSC) Spiritual Director with effect from 1 July 2018. He takes over from Fr Erbin Fernandez. Fr Andrew will be a non-resident SD at CSC and continues to hold concurrent portfolios as CSC’s SD and Parish Priest of the Church of St Anthony.   [...]

Fr Loiseau called to the Lord

Fr Louis Loiseau (1926-2018).Fr Louis Loiseau, MEP, of the Society of Foreign Missions of Paris (MEP) in Singapore, passed away today, 26 January 2018. He was 91. Fr Loiseau was born on 25 June 1926, as the second of five children. He was raised in an environment of faith and later said that “only one [...]

Fr Paul Tay called to the Lord

Fr Paul Tay (1933-2017)Fr Paul Tay Chin Hak, a diocesan priest in Singapore passed away on 26 December 2017. He was 84. Fr Tay was born in Singapore on 8 February 1933. He studied at Holy Innocents’ School before entering the major seminary College General, in Penang. Fr Tay was ordained a priest on 29 [...]

Fr John Baptist Tou called to the Lord

Fr John Baptist Tou (1929-2017) Fr John Baptist Tou, a diocesan priest in Singapore, passed away on 7 December 2017. He was 88. This was also the year of his diamond jubilee as a priest. John Baptist Tou was born in Siping, China, on 17 March 1929. His father taught Chinese to foreign missionaries in [...]

Priests entertain with songs, heartwarming stories

The ‘My Soul Proclaims’ event saw priests perform a variety of songs. From left: Fr Eugene Lee, Fr Edward Lim and Friar Derrick Yap. Photos: CASSANDRA GOHFour priests, a seminarian and one Religious filled the Church of the Holy Family with laughter and cheer as they entertained with songs, heartwarming stories and dance.Titled My Soul [...]

Transfiguration Church holds Dedication Mass

Archbishop William Goh depositing the relics of St Laurent Imbert and St Jerome Lu into the altar. With him are parish priest Fr Joachim Chang (far left), Fr Ignatius Yeo (second from left) and Fr Valerian Cheong (far right).By Jared Ng“After four long years of waiting, the church in Punggol is at last ready,” proclaimed [...]

famfare!

Families, become what you areThis month, the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) sent Jeremy and Pearlyn, a newlywed couple of seven months to speak to Theodore and Ramona Olsen (married for 35 years) and Gerard and Wendy Lim (married for 28 years) to find out the secrets to a happy and fulfilling family life.Theodore [...]

Chancery Notice – 31 January 2017

OBITUARY Father Peter Paul (Fr Petru, also affectionately known as Fr PP) was born in Pekhon, Myanmar in 1965. He was raised in the Catholic village of Hwarikhu and joined the Minor Seminary after completing his high school SAC 5 at Taunggyi at the age of fourteen. After this, he enrolled in the Major Seminary [...]

New Redemptorist hopes to evangelise through media

Fr Francis Vijayan, ordained on Sept 8, shares with CatholicNews his journey to the priesthoodFr Francis Vijayan seen here having just given communion to his mother, Rosilin Vilasini, at his ordination Mass. Also in the picture are his father, Anthony Mohan (right), and his sister, Bernadette Vidya.“I learned to love what they are about, their [...]