Dance, colour at Child Jesus devotion

Dancers taking part in the Sinulog celebration.Margaret Alforque-UyIt was a sea of colour and festivity as some 2,800 mainly Filipino devotees congregated at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour to honour the Child Jesus.The Festivity of the Señor Santo Niño, held on Jan 27, included a special Mass followed by a special ritual [...]

Choir shares joys of Christmas, raises funds for needy

The Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ performing at St Andrew’s Cathedral.“Joys of Christmas 2018”, the theme of the Christmas presentation by the Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ, received rousing receptions as it played to packed audiences at the Anglican St Andrew’s Cathedral on Dec 2 and the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd on [...]

Seeing the beauty and love of God in those with special needs

Deaf participants taking part in the Mass for People with Special Needs on Oct 29. Photo: VITA Images“People with special needs invite us to love and give of ourselves; they purify us in our love,” said Archbishop William Goh during a Mass for people with special needs.The Mass, held at the Cathedral of the Good [...]

Maris Stella marks Founder’s Day, Marist Brothers’ anniversary

A Chinese orchestra performance was part of Maris Stella High Schools’ 59th Founder’s Day celebration.A wushu performance, music pieces by the Chinese orchestra and symphonic band, and a skit on the early life of St Marcellin Champagnat, founder of the Marist Brothers.These were part of Maris Stella High School’s 59th Founder’s Day celebration and also [...]

Stations of the Cross for married couples at OLPS

Couples praying during the special outdoor Stations of the Cross on March 24.A romantic candlelight dinner, an exchange of gifts, or even a short getaway without the children are just some of the conventional ways couples celebrate a wedding anniversary.However, Mr Stephen Manlapig and his wife, Mabel, parishioners of the Church of Our Lady of [...]

Parish holds event for families with special needs

About 200 people, comprising mainly families with special needs members and their supporters, attended a special event for them on July 9 at the Church of the Holy Spirit.The Everyone is Special event was conceived by parish priest Fr Andrew Wong who wanted to dedicate it to family members with special needs in this Jubilee [...]

Special Mass for SSVP’s beneficiaries

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP) held its annual Mass for their Friends-in-Need (FINs) at the Church of St Ignatius on April 23.The Mass drew the biggest ever turnout of 860 attendees, 500 of whom were made up of the society’s adopted FINs, many of them non-Catholics.Archbishop William Goh celebrated the Mass.In his [...]

Special Stations of the Cross throw light on married life

Close to 60 couples came together to pray a special Stations of the Cross designed for couples to reflect on the Lord’s Passion and how it related to their marriages. Marriage Encounter (ME) designed the special Lenten programme, which was held at the outdoor Stations of the Cross at the Church of the Nativity of [...]