Blessed Sacrament turns 50

Blessed Sacrament Church celebrated its 50th anniversary with the launch of an app for both iOS and Android platforms, a special Corpus Christi Mass and gala dinner.The free app allows the user to keep updated on the parish’s upcoming events, listen to homilies, and make prayer requests among other things.The highlight of the golden jubilee [...]

Marriage Encounter’s flash mob event turns heads

Couples froze for five minutes on Orchard Road to drive home the message that happy marriages are possible.At 4 pm, on Saturday, Feb 11, 50 married couples and their children took part in a “Freeze Flash Mob” event organised by Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) Singapore.Proudly declaring the number of years they have been happily married, [...]

Health care charity turns one, plans to move to Yishun

Archbishop Nicholas Chia blessing Clarity board members and staff during the organisation’s first anniversary celebration on Oct 10. Photo: RICHARD KOHClarity Singapore, a Catholic charity which aims to meet mental health needs, plans to move to permanent premises in Yishun in early 2012, its chairman announced.Mr Tan Peng Chin was speaking at Clarity’s first anniversary [...]

Outram lunchtime Mass community turns 10

SINGAPORE – On Nov 30, the Catholic Prayer Society (CPS) celebrated the 10th year of organising lunchtime Masses in the Outram area.In 1998, a group of nurses from the Catholic Nurses Guild working in Singapore General Hospital (SGH) initially met with fellow SGH employees during lunch breaks to share God’s word.It wasn’t long before a [...]

Suntec City lunch-time Mass community turns 10

Father Cary Chan celebrates Mass for the CPS Suntec City workplace Catholic community. CN file photoSINGAPORE – It has been 10 years since Catholic Prayer Society (CPS) has been organising weekly lunch-time Masses at Suntec City; the occasion was celebrated on Tuesday Sep 15.The weekly Tuesday lunch-time masses are held at the foyer of the [...]