Expressing your prayers in a dance

Mr Nicholas Lye (foreground) leading participants through a dance.Jared NgWho are you to others? Who are you to yourself? Are you satisfied with the answers?More importantly, do you know who God says you are?Participants of a recent dance workshop, TranscenDANCE, were invited to ponder upon these questions on their identity. […]

Why visionary leadership is vital for Charismatic groups

The head of the international Catholic Charismatic renewal addresses this and other issues at recent ralliesMr Jim Murphy, president of the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services, speaking to members of Charismatic prayer groups’ core and service teams.The most significant aspect of leadership in the Charismatic renewal is to give vision to others, members of Charismatic [...]

District Masses, cathedral tours

Mr Jevon Liew, a cathedral volunteer, conducting a tour of the cathedral.“It’s important to understand what hospitality means. It is simply seeing to the one who is in need,” said Fr Peter Tan, from the Church of St Michael.Hospitality is about serving the person who “comes to us knocking at our door”, and even going [...]


Preserving the Catholic FamilyOver 150 people turned up for this year’s Catholic Family Dialogue on 23 July at Catholic Junior College. Organised by the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF), the event sought to explore the relevance of the Catholic Family in today’s challenging world. It was due to the apparent decline of the practice [...]

Upcoming meditation retreat

Benedictine Fr Laurence Freeman will lead a weekend meditation retreat for the Singapore chapter of The World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM).The retreat will be held at Catholic Junior College on March 12 and 13 from 9am-5pm daily. The retreat is open to all. The theme for the retreat is Milestones, Stages of Life in [...]

Teacher’s Day Mass celebrated to reaffirm role of Catholic educators

Close to 200 Catholic educators, school staff, family, and friends gathered to commemorate Teachers’ Day at a specially organised Mass held on Sept 12.Organised by the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS), the Eucharistic celebration took place at Catholic High School, and was celebrated by Msgr Ambrose Vaz, Fr Edward Seah and Fr Adrian Danker.In [...]

Young adults learn about charity work

Young adults who attended a social awareness programme organised by Caritas Singapore said the event opened their eyes to the efforts made by the Church to help those in need.“I am inspired to devote more of my time to giving back to the community,” said Ms Prashanthi Cooray from the Church of St Mary of [...]

Youths learn how to defend faith at church conference

“I believe in God our Father! I believe in Christ His Son! I believe in the Holy Spirit!”These words echoed through the Church of St Anthony during its annual youth conference.Held from June 13-17, the conference, titled Catholic and Convinced, was attended by more than a hundred participants aged 13-22.Participants from the parish’s nine youth [...]