People of various faiths learn about Catholicism

The Church of St Vincent de Paul hosted 150 participants from Cheng San for an interfaith visit on July 30. The event was organised by the Cheng San-Seletar Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle (IRCC) and aimed to increase participants’ awareness of the various religions in Singapore as well as how places of worship are extending [...]

History comes alive with SG50 video, virtual exhibition

On July 4, we celebrated not only a national Church event, but also premiered our first historical video and launched a virtual exhibition on the history of the Church. Screened at the pre-Mass segment of the Joy SG50 event, Our Catholic Light traces how the light of Christ has been conveyed through the ages, how [...]

SG50 Mass to go ‘live’

The SG50 Thanksgiving Mass, expected to draw more than 10,000 faithful and guests to the Singapore Indoor Stadium on July 4, is likely to draw even more attention now that it will also be aired “live” via video streaming.Those who may not be able to get tickets can now watch the event from the comfort [...]

Using social media as a tool to evangelise

To encourage Catholics to take up the call to evangelise on social media, 10 video entries were submitted for a video competition  called SHAREfest, Stirring Hearts: A Real Encounter Festival. Each video was no more than five minutes.The competition, organised by the East District Youth Committee, was held at the Verbist Hall in the Church [...]

Evangelising on social media

SINGAPORE – To spur the Church to evangelise through social media, the East District Youth Committee organised a workshop on July 28, at the Church of the Holy Family. About 40 participants attended the workshop. The project, called SHAREfest (SHARE as an acronym for Stirring Hearts:  A Real Encounter), draws its inspiration from Pope Francis’ [...]

Video Message for Closure of Naples Jubilee Year

VATICAN CITY, 17 DEC 2011 (VIS) – The Jubilee year of the Church in Naples, Italy, came to a close yesterday evening with a celebration presided by Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, archbishop of Naples, in the city’s cathedral. The ceremony also included the projection of a video message from the Holy Father, specially recorded for the [...]

Video Message to Families Reunited in Melbourne

VATICAN CITY, 13 APR 2011 (VIS) - Following today's catechesis and during his greeting to the pilgrims in several languages, the Holy Father addressed an English-language video message to the participants in the Third National Family Gathering in Melbourne, Australia: "This important event is an occasion for you not only to witness to the bonds [...]