Praying as one body in Christ

Christian unity has certainly come a long way in Singapore. It started from humble beginnings back in 1990 when the first Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service was initiated by the late Jesuit Father John Wood at the Church of St Ignatius. Today, a passionate community of Christian leaders continue to foster ecumenical relations.Along [...]

Subscribers receive Catholic News late

Dear readers, we understand that some of our subscribers received copies of our December issues late. We fully acknowledge your disappointment and we extend our sincere apologies for the inconvenience. While our team looked into strengthening our internal processes, there were some external factors beyond our control. […]

Boys take their first step in former convent school

Canossa Catholic Primary 1 boys join the girls on their first day of school.Visibly nervous and shy but the boys soon found their feet after a warm welcome to the new co-ed Canossa Catholic Primary School, as they mingled with the girls.For the girls, this was the first time that they had boys in their [...]

A carnival to raise awareness of social service programmes

Activity station showcasing services of Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations (ABLE).It was a carnival with a difference at Agape Village in Toa Payoh. While visitors could still enjoy the fun and games, there was an underlying objective at each activity booth.Staff from various social groups were present to share with visitors about the variety of [...]

Archbishop calls for workplace equality for migrants

Children from the Vietnamese Families in Sengkang putting on a dance. Photo: JAMES TANThe Church of the Transfiguration in Punggol Central is certainly not the usual place to attract foreign workers on their day off. But on Sept 23, it was a special day for these foreigners as they turned up in force to celebrate [...]

Tribute to all Jubilarians: Here to serve, now and forever

Let us be inspired by the unfailing commitment of our priests and Religious for faithfully living up to their vowsLa Salle Brother Gregory Lim 75 yearsLa Salle Brother Gregory Lim, 94, celebrated his 75th anniversary of his first Religious profession. He made his first vows on Oct 7, 1943, and final vows in 1949.Br Gregory [...]

Vocation story: Nuns’ sewing ministry a gift to the Church

Sr Teresa Lee, FMM, (far left), seen here with other FMM Sisters and laypeople who work in the Atelier.By Jared Ng Four Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM) Sisters and their five laywomen helpers perform a unique ministry at the Atelier or Workroom, located next to the FMM Convent at 49D Holland Road.Here, they produce Church [...]

Holy Week and Easter schedule

No morning Masses on Holy Thursday and Holy Saturday.Holy Thursday (March 29): Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Adoration till midnight.Good Friday (March 30): Service only, no Mass.Holy Saturday (March 31): Easter Vigil.Easter Sunday (April 1)CITY DISTRICT  Cathedral of the Good ShepherdHoly Thursday: 7.30pmGood Friday: noon, 3pm & 6pmHoly Saturday: 8pm Easter Sunday: 8.30am, 10.30am, 1pm [...]