Telegram From The Pope For The Death Of Adolfo Suarez

Vatican City, 26 March 2014 (VIS) – We publish below the full text of the telegram sent by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, on behalf of the Holy Father, to Bishop Jesus Garcia Burillo of Avila, Spain, on the occasion of the funeral of Adolfo Suarez, prime minister of Spain from 1976 to 1981, [...]

IHM golf event raises $200K for cathedral

Some 148 golfers gathered at the Tanah Merah Golf & Country Club on Oct 3 for the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary’s Charity Golf.The event, held in conjunction with the church’s diamond jubilee celebrations, was to raise money for the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd’s Restoration Fund. […]

St Teresa’s funfair raises funds for cathedral

The Church of St Teresa held its annual funfair in honour of its patron saint on Sept 29.Although there were showers in the early hours of the day, these later subsided and patrons had their fill of pizzas, chicken curry, tau suan, roasted duck and much more. […]

Walk raises $30,000 for Novena’s building fund

Heavy morning showers failed to dampen the spirits of enthusiastic participants of Novena Church’s fundraising walk on May 24.Some 300 people took part in the HeartBeat Walk 2013 at the East Coast Park to raise funds for the church’s redevelopment project.Although the morning started out refreshingly cool as participants gathered at the park’s Angsana Green [...]

Charities Week raises $5.3 m

Catholics in Singapore donated a total of $5,315,789 to Charities Week 2013, almost $100,000 more than what they gave last year.Caritas Singapore Community Council (CSCC), which organises the yearly charity drive, said the figure was “most encouraging” and would like to thank “everyone who gave from their heart”.All proceeds will enable Caritas Singapore and its [...]

Choir raises funds for Cambodian charity

The Cantate Domino Choir from the Church of the Risen Christ raised close to $4,500 for a Cambodian charity at a concert.The choir, which sings at the Sunday 11.30 am Mass, donated the proceeds from its 10th anniversary concert to the Missionary Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Poipet, Cambodia.The nuns from the [...]

St Joseph’s fun walk raises $80,000

SINGAPORE – About 500 parishioners and well-wishers of St Joseph Church (Bukit Timah) came together for a Family Day and Fun Walk to raise funds for the church’s recent renovations.The Sept 1 event also aimed to strengthen community and family bonding.The event started at 8 am with Fr Christopher Lee, assistant parish priest, welcoming participants. [...]

SJI carnival raises funds for charity

A St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) carnival has raised $41,000, part of which will go towards the CHIJ Sisters’ Mission Outreach Programme to aid the young and underprivileged. The SJI carnival, called Moment of Magic, held on April 21, was a wholly student-initiated and run affair.Over the past three years, it has become an occasion for [...]

Charity walk raises funds for Hainan chapel

Parishioners of the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour taking part in a 4-km walk to assist Catholics in a Chinese village.A parish’s Charity Fun Walk raised about $10,000 for the construction of church facilities on Hainan Island, China.Parishioners of the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour took part in the 4-km walk [...]