A Franciscan burger to help bring in the crowd

During peak periods, she sometimes has trouble multitasking and keeping up with the fast-paced requirements. “The other staff always support me and encourage me and it helps a lot,” she said. Starting out as member of the service crew, Hui Ling has gone to working as a barista and making desserts. The 25-year-old said [...]

Supporting schools in their mission

Catholic schools share the mission of the Church. The Archdiocese Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS) works with Catholic schools to strengthen the Catholic ethos in their communities by supporting them in their mission to provide a holistic education that includes the dimension of spiritual growth and the fulfilment of potential of gifts and talents given [...]

A tribute to our long-serving priests

Cutting the celebratory cake to honour priests. From left: Fr Francis Lee, Fr Michael Teo, Fr Anthony Ho and Archbishop Emeritus John Ha.At a special dinner commemorating the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, Father Anthony Ho reminded all seminarians present to persevere in their vocation.During the Dec 7 celebration at St Anne’s [...]

Priests field questions on the faith at public forum

The Ask Me Anything series on interfaith discourse is supported by the Ministry of Culture, Community and YouthChristopher KhooFrom divorce between married Catholic couples, to gays and if they could still go to heaven, to infant baptisms and why we do not practise contraception – these were a few of the burning questions put to [...]

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 [...]

Chancery Notice – 19 November 2018

Appointments 1. Mgr Francis Lau is reappointed a Tribunal Advocate for a term of two [2] years with effect from 18 October 2018. 2. Fr James Yeo is reappointed Spiritual Director for the Apostolate for Catholic Truth (ACT) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 18 October 2018.3. Fr John-Paul Tan OFM is [...]

The Church wants healing, forgiveness and reconciliation

Archbishop William Goh: “Evil cannot be overcome by evil.”  Photos: VITA ImagesJared NgThe Church has gone through ups and downs, yet it still stands.In a world that is becoming more difficult to live in, look to the cross as the symbol of divine mercy for all humanity. When you do so, there will be love [...]

New instances of impersonation of emails

The Archdiocese of Singapore has received reports that new email spoofing incidents are being sighted by the faithful. These new spoof emails, which are attempts of online money scams, are mimicking emails addresses that may look like those used by the priests and religious in our Archdiocese.This is a repeat of similar incidents which took [...]