Parishioners learn skills to handle emergencies

Volunteers learn about fire-fighting at Church of Divine Mercy. Photo: CHURCH OF DIVINE MERCYThe Archdiocese’s emergency preparedness received an added boost when volunteers at two parishes stepped up to learn life-saving skills which could be used in emergencies in church and even in their homes.At the Church of Divine Mercy on Nov 17, 32 members [...]

Assumption Pathway commended for its supportive programmes

School recently celebrated its 10th anniversaryPresident Halimah Yacob painting a part of an Assumption Pathway School student’s art piece during the April 13 celebration.By Jared NgThrough the support of Assumption Pathway School (APS), former student Muhammad Nor Bin Jasmi has become “a confident young man who firmly believes that he can go further in life [...]

Creating modern-day parables

Fr Terence Kesavan sharing with participants how to view elements in their daily lives from a different perspective.A social media workshop sent out a call to create new, modern-day parables which people can relate to and discover a correlation with their Catholic faith. The Oct 14 workshop was the second such workshop organised by Volunteers [...]

Parents learn how to talk to their kids about sex

The ‘My Child is Made for More’ programme aims to equip parents in guiding their children on the issueFamily Life Society programme manager Hershey Regaya giving a presentation titled My Body Is Me on Sept 17.How do parents share basic truths about sex and sexuality with their children? This was what a two-day programme conducted [...]

Empowering Marriages builds the Pillars for Family

A sharing by Dennis and Grace from the Church of St Anthony and an Invitation   When we got married 15 years ago, we were hardly prepared for what marriage had in store for us. In retrospect, our journey looked like a game of chance survival – like newly hatched turtles trying to make their [...]

Church’s contributions in education and public service

The Catholic Church’s role in nation building started long before Singapore’s independence in 1965. In the previous issue, the archdiocesan SG50 team presented some views of Catholics on the Church’s contributions in healthcare and social service. Today, we look at education and public service.EducationQ: How would you describe the Church’s contribution to education these past [...]

SJI International Elementary gets high-level accreditation

SJI International Elementary School has received International Primary Curriculum (IPC) accreditation at the highest level.The Catholic international school received its certificate of IPC Mastering level accreditation on March 6 at a ceremony on Kuala Lumpur. According to the school, it joins a select group of only 11 schools worldwide to have achieved this status.The IPC is [...]

Job Vacancy: Chancery – Administrative Assistant

Chancery, an office supporting the Archbishop’s office in administrative, HR and Clergy matters, has an immediate opening for a full-time administrative assistant who is highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, proficient in Microsoft Office, fluent and experienced in all aspects of office management with excellent organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task and [...]

Visually impaired perform for elderly residents of home

“As I am physically handicapped myself, I know it’s not easy for them to come out and perform. To do so, it takes great courage,” said Mr Law, a resident in St Theresa’s Home.He was among elderly residents who watched 16 visually impaired people from a Catholic music centre perform evergreen numbers on Sept 6. [...]

Holy Innocents pupils put broadcast skills into practice

School launches broadcast station as it celebrates 120th anniversaryHoly Innocents’ High School was abuzz recently when its broadcast station, HIHS On Air, was officially launched by celebrity DJ, Violet Fenying, of Love 97.2FM.The event took place during the school’s Mid-Autumn Festival celebration on Sept 14, and saw Sec Two students from the school’s Journalism and [...]