Choir raises funds for Cambodian kindergarten

There can be miracles, when you believe.That was the well-known song from The Prince of Egypt animated feature that a St Ignatius parish choir sang together with children from a Cambodian kindergarten.The smiling kids, however, were not on stage together with the Soli Deo Gloria (SDG) chorale, but were singing their hearts out on a [...]

St Anne’s Church holds Hair for Hope event

For the first time since its inception in 2003, Hair for Hope, Children’s Cancer Foundation’s (CCF) signature annual fundraiser, welcomed a church onboard as a satellite partner. More than 100 St Anne’s Church parishioners made their bald statements on June 22, to raise childhood cancer awareness and funds for CCF beneficiaries and their families. “We want [...]

PROVERBS CONCERNING CHILDREN

Future Catholic child students might do well to analyse from the standpoint of educational psychology some of the great heritage of proverbs concerning the training of little children which are found in Catholic countries. Here are a few from a hundred that have been collected from many lands.Up to his fifth year, the child is [...]

Appeal For Syria And The Middle East: Raise A Cry For Peace

Vatican City, 4 September 2013 (VIS) – “This coming Saturday we will experience together a special day of fasting and prayer for pace in Syria, the Middle East”, said the Pope at the end of the catechesis of today's general audience. “I renew my invitation to all the Church to live this day intensely, and [...]

IHM to raise funds for cathedral

The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) is aiming to raise $200,000 for the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd’s building restoration fund through a charity golf event. It is slated to take place at Tanah Merah Country Club on Oct 3, from 1.15pm.The golf flights are priced at $3,000, $5,000 & $10,000 (lunch [...]

Charity’s director, local stars raise funds for physically challenged

Mr Gene Lee, a Catholic charity executive director, spent his lunch hour on April 26 serving customers at Bugis Junction’s Toast Box outlet.Mr Lee, from ABLE (Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations) which works with the physically challenged, was not alone.Joining him from noon to 2 pm that day were ABLE board member Bernardus Angkawidjaja, a [...]

Jesuits sell historic book to raise funds

Left: The Jesuits have sold the seventh-century St Cuthbert Gospel, believed to be Europe’s oldest intact book, to the British Library. Right: A page from the book. (CNS photo)LONDON – The Jesuits have sold the historic St Cuthbert Gospel – believed to be the oldest intact book produced in Europe – to the British Library [...]

Ball to raise funds for Boys’ Town

Boys’ Town is organising a charity ball to raise at least $500,000 for its new building project.President S R Nathan will be the guest of honour at the event, to be held on April 2 at the Marriott Hotel Grand Ballroom.The evening’s programme is planned by radio and TV personality Florence Lian and communications specialist [...]