Saint Stephen: Sacrifice and Martyrdom

Apostolic Nuncio celebrates Mass on feast day of St StephenArchbishop Marek Zalewski posing with parishioners of the Church of St Stephen.The martyrdom of Saint Stephen has its parallels with Christmas. Jesus and St Stephen both offered themselves for the mission of saving the world.Archbishop Marek Zalewski, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore, made this point during the [...]

Chancery Notice – 10 February 2017

OBITUARYBr Bernard Michael Heaney, CSsR, of the Redemptorists in Singapore, passed away on Feb 8, 2017. He was 89. Br Bernard was born in England on Dec 11, 1927. As a young boy, he was sent to Australia from his home in London to escape World War II in Europe. During his time at his [...]

Parish caters to the elderly and less privileged

Jared Ng looks at the various initiatives of the Church of St Stephen in this ongoing parish seriesInitially starting out as a modest wooden church, the Church of St Stephen now caters to about 1,500 parishioners. Most are elderly people living in the mature estates in the MacPherson area.Some of the special characteristics of the [...]

Chancery Notice – 13 June 2016

To All Parishes, Organizations in Archdiocese of SingaporePlease be advised that one Stephanie Kathleen Culhane was mentioned in a Memorandum dated 3 June 2009 from the Diocese of San Bernardino that she uses the name Sister Stephen Culhane and had been soliciting donations and loans for her “mission” in the region. Some of the loans [...]

Chancery Notice – 25 November 2015

OBITUARYSr Mary S., FDCC of the Canossian Daughters of Charity in Singapore passed away on 23 November 2015. She was 75. Sr Mary’s wake began yesterday at 10.00am and is being held at the funeral parlour of the Church of St Stephen. The details of her funeral are as follows. […]

St Stephen Church reaches out to underprivileged

A total of 457 people, ranging from the elderly to families, attended a celebration organised by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP) Conference of the Church of St Stephen (CSS), in collaboration with the various ministries of the parish.The celebration, held on Oct 17, was titled Let’s Get to Know our Neighbour. The [...]

St. Stephen, Model Of New Evangelisation

Vatican City, 26 December 2012 (VIS) – At midday today, Feast of St. Stephen the Deacon and Protomartyr, the Holy Father appeared at the window of his study to pray the Angelus with faithful gathered below in St. Peter’s Square. The Pope explained that in the Acts of the Apostles St. Stephen is portrayed as [...]

Redemptorists wrap up St. Stephen Parish Mission

The Redemptorist missioners and parish priests celebrate the final Mass of the St. Stephen parish mission. Photo by Simon ChinSINGAPORE – The parish mission led by the Redemptorists and many lay missioners of St. Stephen and of other parishes of the diocese ended with great blessings from the Lord.The mission, which started with a Triduum [...]