Serving needy kids in Pattaya

Morning walk for children from day care centre. It was a mission trip to bring love, hope and joy to underprivileged children in Pattaya, Thailand. But for the 46 mostly young Singapore missionaries who went, they received from their beneficiaries as much as they gave.The missionaries, mostly aged 13-18 from the Church of Christ the [...]

S’poreans reach out to needy young people in Pattaya

Catholics from Singapore interacting with teenagers with disabilities in Pattaya during their mission trip.Some 50 Catholics, mostly from the Church of Christ the King, travelled to Pattaya, Thailand, and visited various Catholic charity institutions there in early December.Redemptorist Fr Simon Pereira and parish priest Fr John Sim led the group, which included parents and their [...]

Godmother of 17 gathers her ‘children’

  SINGAPORE – ‘Aggie’ is a woman who has always found it hard to refuse someone in need, so whenever she was asked to be a godparent, she agreed. She did not exactly plan to sponsor 17 godchildren. "They just came to me, even before I was married," explained Agnes Gan, 64, who married in [...]