Decrees For The Causes Of Saints

Vatican City, 3 April 2014 (VIS) – This morning the Holy Father Francis received in audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during which he extended the liturgical cult of the following blesseds to the universal Church, inscribing them in the book of Saints: […]

Mother Teresa, Bible figures in spotlight

Clara Lai reviews a musical on how spiritual personalities across the centuries responded to God’s callIf Mother Teresa could just sing away all the problems of the world, how great that would be.In a Dec 20 concert staged by the St Francis Xavier Youth Choir, a choir member acting as Mother Teresa comforted a child [...]

Asian Taoist delegates visit St Teresa Church

About 100 Taoist delegates from around Asia learnt a little about the Catholic Church when they visited the Church of St Teresa on Nov 27.The delegates were guests of Zhen Ren Gong Temple at Redhill Close, which celebrated its 100th anniversary on Nov 25. The delegates came from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines, [...]

Mother Teresa home moves to Jurong area

Archbishop Nicholas Chia, together with Sr Mary Treslin (left), head of the Missionaries of Charity’s Gift of Love Home, and regional superior Sr John Vianny, cutting a cake to celebrate the new facility for the needy.The Missionaries of Charity’s (MC) Gift of Love Home relocated from the Marymount area to Boon Lay in early February.Archbishop [...]

Christian, Hindu artists portray Mother Teresa’s

CALCUTTA – Much to his chagrin, Hindu painter Venkataswami Logaguru never had the chance to see Blessed Teresa of Calcutta as she ministered to some of the city’s poorest residents.These days, he’s painting his impressions of her as a way to honour the beloved woman.“From childhood, I wanted to see the Mother, but I could [...]

Teresa of Avila: Contemplative and Industrious

VATICAN CITY, 2 FEB 2011 (VIS) – During his general audience, held this morning in the Paul VI Hall, the Pope spoke about St. Teresa of Avila, who lived from 1515 to 1582. Teresa de Ahumada was born in the Spanish city of Avila, said Benedict XVI. Although as an adolescent she read works of [...]

Mother Teresa honoured on U.S. stamp

WASHINGTON – The US Postal Service issued a stamp in honor of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta on September 5, the anniversary of her death and her liturgical feast day.“Often, stamps are referred to as a nation’s ‘calling cards’ because they reach a national, and even an international audience,” said Postmaster General John Potter during a [...]

President graces Mother Teresa’s birth centenary

President Nathan receives a token of appreciation from Sister Mary Treslin, Superior of the Gift of Love Home. Photo provided by Missionaries of CharitySINGAPORE – President S R Nathan joined 800 faithful at a Mass on Aug 26, in celebration of Mother Teresa’s birth centenary.He was joined at Church of the Holy Spirit by Mrs [...]

Mother Teresa’s nuns start home in S’pore

MOTHER Teresa’s faithful followers have opened up a home for the chronically ill in Singapore. Five Missionaries of Charity Sisters who arrived in Singapore almost a year ago have been working quietly to set up the home in Irving Road, Paya Lebar. The Madonna Home which was blessed by Archbishop Gregory Yong, June 7, in [...]

Mother Teresa Centenary Celebration

The Missionaries of Charity is holding a mass in celebration of the Centenary of Mother Teresa with a mass celebrated by His Grace Archbishop Nicholas Chia on Thursday, 26 August at 7.00 pm. at Church of the Holy Spirit.Veneration of Mother’s relic will be available before and after mass. Refreshment will also be provided.Prior to [...]