Fr John Baptist Tou called to the Lord

Fr John Baptist Tou (1929-2017) Fr John Baptist Tou, a diocesan priest in Singapore, passed away on 7 December 2017. He was 88. This was also the year of his diamond jubilee as a priest. John Baptist Tou was born in Siping, China, on 17 March 1929. His father taught Chinese to foreign missionaries in [...]

Spinal condition no barrier to altar service

Jeremiah Liauw, who suffers from spina bifida, served at his first Mass recentlyJeremiah Liauw, who suffers from a spinal condition, served his first Mass in a wheelchair at the Church of Divine Mercy on May 14.“Jerry” as he is often called, suffers from spina bifida, a condition that affects the spine. The backbone that protects [...]

MEP priest called to the Lord

Fr L Danion, who served the Church in Asia, including Singapore and Malaysia, for 54 years, has passed away in France.The French priest was born in August 1914 and joined the Paris Foreign Missions Society (MEP) in 1932.He was ordained in June 1938 and sent to Chongqing, China, where he served until July 1952 when [...]

Obituary: Sr Monica Pau, FMDM

Sr Monica Pau Sze Hung, of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Mother (FMDM), passed away on 6th October 2015 after months of illness. She had served in Singapore for 24 years and was 80.Sr Monica was born on 17 August 1935 in Hong Kong, the third of seven children in a staunch Catholic family. [...]

CALLED TO THE LORD: Jesuit Fr Antoni Ponnudurai

Fr Antoni Ponnudurai, SJ, of the Kingsmead Jesuit community in Singapore has passed away.  He had been admitted to hospital after a heart attack on Sept 17 and returned to the Lord in the early morning of Sept 23. He was 83.Fr Ponnudurai was born on March 22, 1932, as the eldest of five children. [...]

Chancery Notice – 25 September 2015

OBITUARYFr Antoni Ponnudurai, SJ of the Kingsmead Jesuit community in Singapore has passed away. He had been admitted to hospital after a heart attack on 17 September 2015 and returned to the Lord in the early morning of 23 September 2015. He was 83.Fr Ponnudurai was born on 22 March 1932 as the eldest of [...]

Fr Antoni Ponnudurai called to the Lord

OBITUARYFr Antoni Ponnudurai, SJ of the Kingsmead Jesuit community in Singapore has passed away. He had been admitted to hospital after a heart attack on 17 September 2015 and returned to the Lord in the early morning of 23 September 2015. He was 83.Fr Ponnudurai was born on 22 March 1932 as the eldest of [...]

OBITUARY: Fr Arotçarena called to the Lord

Fr Guillaume Arotçarena, an MEP priest who served in Singapore for 17 years, passed away on Sept 3 after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 71.  Fr Arotçarena was born on May 18, 1944, in Hasparren, France. He was ordained a priest of the Paris Foreign Missions Society (MEP) in 1971 and sent to [...]

Chancery Notice – 4 September 2015

OBITUARY Fr Guillaume Arotçarena, an MEP priest who served in Singapore for 17 years passed away last night after a 3-year battle with cancer. He was 71. Fr Arotçarena was born on 18 May 1944 in Hasparren, France. He was ordained a priest of the Paris Foreign Missions Society (MEP) in 1971 and sent to [...]