Show compassion, understanding and love to people

Tears and hugs as mother attends her only child’s ordinationNewly-ordained Diocesan Priest Father Gabriel Wong.Jared NgIn your words, be compassionate. In giving the sacraments, be understanding. Your primary task now is to show the face of God – these were solemn words of Archbishop William Goh to newly-ordained Diocesan Priest Father Gabriel Wong.Standing before the [...]

Bringing aid to rural families in Sabah

The 11 missionaries pose with Mount Kinabalu in the background. Franciscan aspirant Julian Chua (front row, right) shared how he encountered God during the trip.A team of 11 missionaries, made up of 10 Singaporeans and one from Sabah, Malaysia, made the arduous journey to Ranau, Sabah, as part of a mission trip to distribute essential [...]

Pauline Sisters to hold workshops on faith, media

Our world is completely wired and often we cannot see the real connections. And it is not only young people who spend hours using social media every day, more and more adults are joining social media sites. Even Pope Francis tweets!So how do we live our life of faith in today’s digital world?Sisters Rose Pacatte [...]

Students dress up as saints, learn about work of Canossian nuns

St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School students dress up as saints to celebrate All Saints’ Day.By Perpetua HoStudents of St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School dressed up as their favourite saints and learnt more about the work of the Canossian Sisters at two separate events recently.About 250 parents, students, Canossian Sisters and staff came together to celebrate [...]

Marymount Convent School celebrates 60th anniversary

The sarong kebaya-clad choir was a highlight of the July 31 celebration.Marymount Convent School, started by the Good Shepherd Sisters, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with various activities.One such celebration was held on July 31, the birthday of St Mary Euphrasia Pelletier, the foundress of the Good Shepherd Sisters.During this event, students were [...]

Alumni mark 40-year milestone

Canossian Sisters and Canossian Alumni Association members celebrate at Concorde Hotel.Mrs Catherine Zuzarte joined the St Magdalene’s Club when she left St Anthony’s Convent after her O levels in the 1950s. “There were just a handful of us and we were happy to go back to play netball just to keep in touch with our [...]

Canossian Sr Catherine called to the Lord

Sr Catherine Lim passed away on Jan 9 at the age of 94.Canossian Sr Catherine Lim was called back to the Lord at the age of 94 on Jan 9, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. Sr Catherine was born in Singapore on Oct 5, 1922, to devout Catholic parents: Peter Lim Ah [...]

Sisters share about Religious life with laywomen in retreat

Canossian Sr Doreen Soh speaking to participants during the Religious Charism Retreat held from Oct 8-9.“I have learnt about the charisms and daily activities of the [Religious] orders presented and gained a deeper understanding of Religious life and feel more open to exploring it as an option.”This was how one participant felt after attending a [...]

Serving the poor with simple acts of great love

A look at the Missionaries of Charity’s work in S’pore A Missionaries of Charity Sister feeding a resident in the Gift of Love Home in Boon Lay. The Missionaries of Charity (MC) are “happy and humbled” by the recent canonisation of Mother Teresa, said Sr Mary Carmel, the local superior. “We want to imitate her [...]

Canossian Eduplex sectors celebrate anniversaries

Students of Canossa and Canossian Sisters performing a song item during the event held on Aug 23.There were smiles all around as the five sectors under the Canossian Eduplex had a joint celebration of their anniversaries on Aug 23. Canossa Convent, Canossa Convent Primary School (CCPS) and Canossaville Children’s Home celebrated their 75th anniversaries. Canossian [...]