Security is everyone’s responsibility

Singapore Catholic Church’s response to detention of Auxiliary Police Officer The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore is saddened to hear of the arrest of a radicalised auxiliary police officer with another officer placed under restriction orders for supporting him. It is understood that both men worked as security personnel at the Immigration Checkpoint in Woodlands. [...]

Serving married couples around the world

S’porean couple Daniel and Shelley Ee, who are in the Marriage Encounter global leadership team, share their experiences since taking on the responsibilityDaniel and Shelley Ee, together with Philippine priest Fr Nathaniel Gomez, meet Pope Francis during a special audience for the Marriage Encounter movement on Sept 10.We took on the role of Worldwide Marriage [...]

Technology: A help or hindrance?

Young people come together to share their viewsParticipants discussing whether technology is a help or hindrance to relationships. It was organised by Caritas Singapore Young Adults.Does technology help to build better relationships between people? How can the pervasive use of digital technology help people reach out and help others in need? These were some questions [...]

famfare!

NFP: Just another form of contraception?Contrary to popular belief, Natural Family Planning (NFP) is not “Catholic Contraception” like it is commonly misconstrued. It isn’t the outdated “calendar rhythm method” either, where a woman estimates when her fertile period is, based on information gleaned from her previous six cycles. This method is quite unreliable indeed. So [...]

famfare!

NFP: Just another form of contraception?Contrary to popular belief, Natural Family Planning (NFP) is not “Catholic Contraception” like it is commonly misconstrued. It isn’t the outdated “calendar rhythm method” either, where a woman estimates when her fertile period is, based on information gleaned from her previous six cycles. This method is quite unreliable indeed. So [...]

Nativity parish marks SG50

50,000 rosaries offered up by parishoners to pray for Singapore   In celebration of Singapore’s 50th birthday, the parish of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary set out to offer a spiritual bouquet of 50,000 rosaries for the nation, prayers for its leaders, families, the poor, racial and religious harmony and social responsibility.This was the [...]

Past and present NFP instructors gather

Natural Family Planning Service Singapore (NFP) held a reunion with over 80 past and current instructors and their families on Jan 17 at Orchid Country Club.Mass was concelebrated by Sacred Heart Fr Anthony Hutjes and Dominican Fr David Garcia.Sharing their most memorable occasions and anecdotes to huge applause were Dr Victor and Mrs Vivienne Wee, [...]

Mass for World Day of Prayer for the Church in China

To commemorate the World Day of Prayer for the Church in China, the Commission for Apostolate of Mandarin-Speaking (CAMS) celebrated a bilingual Mass at the Church of St Bernadette on May 23. The Mass was in response to Pope Benedict XVI, who announced in 2007 that May 24 was to be a a day of [...]

Pope Francis Expresses Concern For The Unemployed

Vatican City, 23 April 2014 (VIS) – Following today's general audience, the Holy Father launched an appeal for the workers of the Lucchini steelworks in Piombino, which closed down a few days ago causing mass layoffs. Pope Francis urged them not to despair, remarking that “when human hopes are extinguished, the divine hope that never [...]