Deepening faith through the Prayer Experience Retreat

The Catholic Spirituality Centre in Upper Serangoon Road is well known for running the Conversion Experience Retreat (CER). However there are other retreats run at the centre that help build a person’s faith journey or deepen a personal encounter with the Lord. A particular programme is the Prayer Experience Retreat (PER), a three-day, two-night semi-silent [...]

Ignatian Festival to feature “mosaic” workshop, marriage talk, retreat

Connecting to God through making a mosaic art piece.Learning to pray while making mosaic patterns, finding God amidst the challenges of marriage, and deepening one’s understanding of the Pope’s encyclical on the environment. These are just some of the programmes that the Kingsmead Centre for Ignatian Spirituality & Counselling is offering for its 12-day Ignatian [...]

Mandarin workshop on Theology of the Body

The Chinese Department of the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) has for the first time organised a Mandarin workshop on the Theology of the Body.The May 27-29 workshop saw Dr Bosco Ning, a lecturer in moral theology from Taiwan, expounding on the key themes of St John Paul II’s seminal work. The Theology of [...]

Chancery Notice – 16 November 2015

Foreign SpeakersDuring the week of 11-14 November 2015, an individual named Fabienne Guerrero, believed to be of French nationality, had given a series of talks on subjects relating to the Roman Catholic faith at various locations within the Archdiocese of Singapore. She has not complied with the Archdiocesan and statutory requirements of foreign speakers intending [...]

Helping an employee who was riddled with debt

One of his employees had threatened to take his own life after losing all his money through gambling. After hearing of the man’s problem, Mr Alvin Yapp decided to help him as best he could.“Whatever your problem is, I will solve it for you,” Mr Yapp, 45, told the man.Mr Yapp, director of BusAds, a [...]

Participants learn more about the Eucharist at Focolare event

Johor BAHRU – About 150 Catholics from Singapore, Malaysia and at least 10 other countries learnt more about the Eucharist through talks, testimonies, games and group activities. They attended a Mariapolis (City of Mary) gathering, organised by the Focolare Movement at Majodi Centre, Johor, from May 30-June 1.  Mariapolis began in the 1950s, when the [...]

Restaurant owners share how they put faith into practice

Maintaining high ethical standards, witnessing to their beliefs, and being people-oriented. These were some of the workplace practices the Catholic owners of The Halia Group of Restaurants said they put in place as a result of their faith.Mr Christopher James and his wife, Esther, told more than 30 business professionals on Jan 8 that there [...]