Helping church leaders grow in holiness

A session at last year’s New Wine Conference. This year’s conference focuses on the communal nature of holiness. What does it mean to be holy in today’s world?This is the question that the third New Wine Conference, organised by the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE), wishes to tackle on Sept 15.The annual conference is [...]

Catholics learn about Buddhism at monastery

Participants viewing a statue of Buddha at the Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery on Oct 28.By Jared NgEye-opening, humbling and informative. This was how participants described their visit to the Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery on Oct 28.Twelve participants visited the monastery, also the largest Buddhist temple in Singapore, located at [...]

‘Don’t give up, because life is more than an exam’

Johanna Therese, who is dyslexic, shares how she coped with the PSLEJohanna Therese, 12, seen here with her parents, Mr and Mrs Rala. Despite being dyslexic, Johanna scored well enough to be eligible for the Normal Academic stream in secondary school.By Jared NgJohanna Therese often has to read a question several times for fear of [...]

Archbishop Goh speaks to Methodists on interfaith relations

How do we reach out to those who rely not on God, but on science and reason to make choices in their lives. This was one question posed to Archbishop William Goh during the question-and-answer segment of the Trinity Annual Conference held at Barker Road Methodist Centre on March 31. Archbishop Goh was invited by [...]

Young St Ignatius parishioner meets pope

8-year-old Faith Ng was one of 14 kids chosen to meet the pope over the questions they asked him in a book project. Her mother, Jennifer Tan, shares their amazing experience.  “Dear Pope Francis, why do you need that tall hat?”I had to laugh out loud as I read my daughter’s question to our beloved [...]

Do you have a burning question on the faith?

Questions on the Faith is a new column for you to have your questions answered by authorities on various topics. Just email your question to [email protected], and include your full name, address and contact number. All decisions on submissions rest with those answering the questions. Published submissions will be edited.

Do you have a burning question on the faith?

Do you have a burning question on the faith or on practices of the faith? CatholicNews is starting a column for you to have your questions answered by authorities on various topics. Just email your question to [email protected], and include your full name, address and contact number. All decisions on submissions rest with those answering [...]

Do you have a burning question on the faith?

Do you have a burning question on the faith or on practices of the faith? CatholicNews is starting a column for you to have your questions answered by authorities on various topics. Just email your question to [email protected], and include your full name, address and contact number. All decisions on submissions rest with those answering [...]

Letter: About young people who stop attending Mass

The reasons given by young people who have not been going to Mass regularly, as reported by Clara Lai (Young People Who Don’t Attend Church, CN, June 15), make for interesting reading. They are not that insurmountable. If the Catholic Church wants to lead those who have left back to the fold, she has to [...]