Lenten Reconciliation Services

City DistrictCathedral of the Good ShepherdNILChurch of St Alphonsus (Novena Church)Under reconstructionSt Joseph’s Church (Victoria Street)NILChurch of the Sacred HeartFriday March 31 at 8pm Church of St BernadetteMonday April 3 at 8pmChurch of Our Lady of Lourdes Sunday April 2 at 5.30pm (Tamil)Tuesday April 4 at 8pmChurch of St MichaelWednesday April 5 at 8pmChurch of [...]

Lenten Reconciliation Services

City DistrictCathedral of the Good ShepherdNILChurch of St Alphonsus (Novena Church)Under reconstructionSt Joseph’s Church (Victoria Street)NILChurch of the Sacred HeartFriday March 31 at 8pm Church of St BernadetteMonday April 3 at 8pmChurch of Our Lady of Lourdes Sunday April 2 at 5.30pm (Tamil)Tuesday April 4 at 8pmChurch of St MichaelWednesday April 5 at 8pmChurch of [...]

Chancery Notice – 7 November 2016

APPOINTMENTS1. The following have been appointed members of the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools for a term of two [2] years with effect from 20 October 2016:  a. Fr Adrian Danker SJ b. Mr Gerard Lee How Cheng c. Mr Kenneth Tan  2. The following have been reappointed to undertake a feasibility study on the redevelopment [...]

Priests are human beings, not ‘mini-gods’

Archbishop talks about the impact of unfair criticism and lack of appreciation in the lives of priestsDuring the annual Chrism Mass, Archbishop William Goh highlighted why priests sometimes lose their passion for their ministry, and what they can do to address this. “When we were newly ordained,” said Archbishop Goh, “we were full of joy [...]

Lenten Reconciliation Services

CITY DISTRICT Cathedral of the Good Shepherd : Under renovation/restorationChurch of Sts Peter & Paul : No Penitential ServiceChurch of St Alphonsus (Novena Church) : Under reconstructionChurch of St Bernadette : Monday March 7 at 8.15pmChurch of St Teresa : Tuesday March 8 at 8pm   Church of the Sacred Heart : Wednesday  March 9 at [...]

Chancery Notice – 7 October 2015

OBITUARY Sr Monica Pau FMDM, of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood (FMDM) has passed away on 6 October 2015.The wake Mass will be held tonight at 8.00pm, at St Francis Convent, 810 Thomson Road, Singapore 574625. Funeral Mass of Sr Monica Pau FMDM Date    :     8 October 2015 (Thursday) Time    :     1.00pm Venue [...]

Archbishop addresses priests’ ‘woundedness’ during Chrism Mass

Archbishop William Goh acknowledged the challenges that priests face in their ministries and gave them words of encouragement during the annual Chrism Mass.Sometimes the joy of sharing the Good News “gets taken away because we [priests] are disillusioned”, said Archbishop Goh at the Mass held on Maundy Thursday morning at the Church of Our Lady [...]

On the foot-washing rite

The following article has been released by the Archdiocesan Liturgy CommissionThe foot-washing rite, called the Mandatum was re-introduced into the liturgy by Pope Pius XII in 1955.A circular letter from the Congregation for Divine Worship (CDW) explains its purpose: “The washing of the feet of chosen men which, according to tradition, is performed on this [...]

LETTER: Why footwashing ceremony on Holy Thursday is only for men

For the last several years, a few local parishes have included women in the foot-washing (Mandatum) rite in the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday.The rubrics of the 1970 Missal, however, specify that only males may be selected.While Pope Francis has washed women’s feet on Holy Thursday, the fact that he has not [...]