Singapore couple appointed to Vatican Dicastery

Daniel and Shelley Ee, the Worldwide Marriage Encounter’s global leaders, have been appointed members of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life.Singaporean couple Daniel and Shelley Ee have been appointed members of the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. The announcement was made by the Vatican on Oct 6.The couple, who have [...]

Chancery Notice – Obituary

Mary Elizabeth Pansy Poh, mother of Fr Peter Koh, passed away yesterday afternoon on 7 June 2018. She was 92.    Her wake is currently held at the Chapel of Resurrection, St Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah). The church is located at 620 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 678116. Details of Funeral Mass Date: 11 June 2018 Time: 10.30AM [...]

IJ Sister who had late vocation shares her faith journey

Infant Jesus Sr Elizabeth Moey with family members and priests during the April 22 Mass when she made her final vows.By Jared Ng She felt God’s call to the Religious life in her 20s but ignored it because she was focused on her education and establishing a career in nursing.In her 30s, Infant Jesus (IJ) [...]

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 [...]

Archbishop: laypeople have part to play to support priests

Archbishop William Goh pouring perfume into the chrism oil at the Chrism Mass.  Photos: VITA ImagesBy Jared Ng Laypeople need to play their part in supporting the priestly vocation, said Archbishop William Goh during the Chrism Mass on Maundy Thursday.“Pray for us [priests] to have a renewal of God’s love and support us even in [...]

Letter to the editor: Reaching out to the elderly sick

There have been several reports of seniors dying all alone – both here in Singapore and in Japan in The Straits Times (ST). That was followed by discussions, both in media reports as well as in ST’s Forum page as to whether assisted suicide or euthanasia should be an option given to caregivers to end [...]

Building the Church of Tomorrow

The Gift of my ChurchGuided by the pastoral vision of the archdiocese, numerous Catholic organisations are increasing and expanding their programmes to allow more hearts to fall in love with Christ. In this collection of testimonies, Catholics of all walks of life share how God’s love has transformed them through the work of archdiocesan organisations.Office [...]