Shape The Catholic News

Dear Sisters and Brothers in-Christ and all our valued readers, come and be part of the force that’ll shape the future of our Catholic News. Support us by taking part in our first ever online survey! Simply visit and give us your honest opinion. Our survey should take about six minutes of your time, [...]

Help shape The Catholic News

Things you never knew about us, The Catholic News.* The paper first published in 1935 as the Malaya Catholic Leader.* Over the decades, the name was changed to The Malayan Catholic Newsletter. It later became the Malaysian Catholic News which then evolved into today’s The Catholic News in 1974. * Some of the advertisements in [...]

Progress of archdiocesan update on parish Mass attendance survey

The Archdiocesan Strategic Planning of Resources Team is pleased to report that we are making good progress with the Parish Mass Attendance Survey. As of the weekend of Feb 20/21, we have received 35,000+ responses representing a estimated total of 106,000 Catholics in Singapore. This is encouraging indeed and we thank all of you who [...]

Archdiocesan survey

To inspire a New Evangelisation in our Catholic archdiocese, the archdiocesan Strategic Planning of Resources (ASPR) team will be undertaking a two-part archdiocesan quantitative and qualitative survey.The entire survey will provide clearer bases for the strategic planning of our archdiocesan resources and financial budget requests.The first survey is an update on parish Mass attendance.  It [...]

Strengthening families’ spiritual life

Commission sets up teams; plans to boost family life in wake of survey findings The faith life of Catholic families in Singapore is sadly inadequate. And this deficiency pervades all stages of family life – from the school-going and teenage periods to the young adult and parenting years. This is the stark finding of a [...]

Catholics respond to Vatican survey on family

Promote Church teaching on marriage and the family more vigorously. Offer more pastoral care to single parents and people experiencing same-sex attraction.These were some suggestions offered by Catholics who took part in an online survey conducted by the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) in February.The survey sought feedback from priests, Religious, laypeople and organisations [...]

Catholics urged to participate in family survey

The Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF) is gathering feedback from local Catholics in preparation for an important bishops’ meeting on the family to be held in Rome.The XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will be held from Oct 4-25, and will discuss the topic, The Vocation and Mission of the Family [...]

Marriage crisis in Kenya: recent survey results

Nairobi (Agenzia Fides)- “Survey reveals marriage crisis amidst the pressures of modern life ”, was the title of an article in the Kenyan daily The Nation illustrating a survey on married life in this country. From the survey it emerged that only 40% of Kenyans consider their union a happy one. […]