Filipinos, S’poreans unite to aid typhoon victims

St Vincent de Paul Church holds special Mass as Filipinos mobilise to help countrymen. Darren Boon reportsParishes across Singapore prayed for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan and collected funds and material aid to send to the survivors of one of the worst storms in the Philippines.“Every one of us is a brother and sister in [...]

S’poreans aid 1,200 Cambodian families

Singaporean Catholics pose with Cambodians in Taom. The wheelchair the young Cambodian is using was donated by Singaporeans.Forty-nine Catholics from Singapore spent nine days in Cambodia giving material aid to needy Cambodians.From Dec 26, 2011, to Jan 3, 2012, the group, which included youths and adults from Novena Church, three Redemptorists, catechists and a catechumen, [...]

‘S’poreans can help build bridges between local, China Churches’

Scheut Missions priest Fr Jeroom Heyndrickx. File photo: UCANEWS.COMCatholics visiting China can attend Mass as well as receive the Sacraments in either the “underground” or “open” Catholic Church communities, said Fr Henry Siew.Both communities share the same faith and pray for the pope, he added.Fr Siew made this point at a talk titled The Catholic [...]

M’sians, S’poreans teach English in Sabah

Informal English lesson for students of San Damiano Hostel.An ongoing effort of a group of Catholic Singaporeans and Malaysians to improve some Sabah students’ command of English saw the volunteers organising an English camp recently.Calling themselves Clare’s Missionaries, the 24 volunteers, comprising 17 from Singapore and seven from Malaysia, worked with students in San Damiano [...]