Fr Loiseau called to the Lord

Fr Louis Loiseau (1926-2018).Fr Louis Loiseau, MEP, of the Society of Foreign Missions of Paris (MEP) in Singapore, passed away today, 26 January 2018. He was 91. Fr Loiseau was born on 25 June 1926, as the second of five children. He was raised in an environment of faith and later said that “only one [...]

Archbishop’s Easter message

My dear brothers and sisters,The peace of the Risen Lord be with you! Peace is the first gift of Easter which the Lord imparted to His disciples. Peace comes from the victory of Christ over sin and death. With His resurrection, we know for certain that everything has been overcome and conquered. Evil is not [...]

Lenten Reconciliation Services

City DistrictCathedral of the Good ShepherdNILChurch of St Alphonsus (Novena Church)Under reconstructionSt Joseph’s Church (Victoria Street)NILChurch of the Sacred HeartFriday March 31 at 8pm Church of St BernadetteMonday April 3 at 8pmChurch of Our Lady of Lourdes Sunday April 2 at 5.30pm (Tamil)Tuesday April 4 at 8pmChurch of St MichaelWednesday April 5 at 8pmChurch of [...]

Lenten Reconciliation Services

City DistrictCathedral of the Good ShepherdNILChurch of St Alphonsus (Novena Church)Under reconstructionSt Joseph’s Church (Victoria Street)NILChurch of the Sacred HeartFriday March 31 at 8pm Church of St BernadetteMonday April 3 at 8pmChurch of Our Lady of Lourdes Sunday April 2 at 5.30pm (Tamil)Tuesday April 4 at 8pmChurch of St MichaelWednesday April 5 at 8pmChurch of [...]

SJI students put mercy into practice with various initiatives

SJI students posing for a photo with Fr Stephen Yim, parish priest of the Church of the Sacred Heart. The students made pilgrimages to all five Holy Doors in the archdiocese as part of a programme to deepen their understanding of mercy.St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) students took part in various projects throughout 2016 to reach [...]

Members of Christian communities gather for ecumenical Easter lunch

The Archdiocesan Catholic Council for Ecumenical Dialogue (ACCED) held its third Easter lunch for pastors and pastoral staff of various Christian churches and communities on March 31 at Crossings Café at Waterloo Street. The informal gathering was to allow members of ACCED and some Catholics who have assisted in past events as well as members [...]

Parishes open their doors to pray for 24 hours

Responding to Pope Francis’ call to participate in the “24 Hours for the Lord” initiative, several parishes in Singapore held Eucharistic adoration and reconciliation services from the evening of March 4 to the evening of March 5.The pope launched this worldwide initiative in 2014, to be held on the Friday and Saturday preceding the fourth [...]

Risen Christ youth orchestra raises funds for Syrian refugees

The audience in the Church of the Risen Christ listened in rapt attention as vocal, violin and flute soloists displayed their virtuosity, and as the orchestra performed music from Lord of the Rings and familiar Christmas classics.The 60-member strong Risen Christ Youth Symphony staged A Light to the World, a concert in aid of the [...]