Special Stations of the Cross throw light on married life

Close to 60 couples came together to pray a special Stations of the Cross designed for couples to reflect on the Lord’s Passion and how it related to their marriages. Marriage Encounter (ME) designed the special Lenten programme, which was held at the outdoor Stations of the Cross at the Church of the Nativity of [...]

Chancery Notice – 1 December 2015

APPOINTMENTS Fr Joseph Jeannequin MEP has been transferred to Bethany Home, 49 Upper Thomson Road for his residence and retirement. He remains available for visits at the home. Fr Christopher Lee has been appointed chaplain for the Nanyang Technological University Catholic Students Apostolate (NTUCSA) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 19 [...]

Catholic theological network set up

A network for people who are interested in theology, officially known as the Catholic Theological Network, was set up on March 18 and is now accepting new members. Its main purpose is to assist members in understanding the theological foundation for many of the Church’s teachings. This is done through common study, discussion as well [...]

Italian-speaking Catholic community in S’pore

It was about three years ago that the Italian-speaking Catholic community came together officially to attend Sunday Mass together, said its chaplain Fr Timothy Yeo. The priest celebrates Mass with the community on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary’s Maris Stella Chapel on Holland Road. The number [...]

George Yeo appointed to new council to study Holy See practices

VATICAN CITY – Former Singapore cabinet minister George Yeo has been appointed to the Vatican’s new Council for the Economy together with six other laypeople and eight cardinals.The new council was established on Feb 24 by Pope Francis to study the policies and practices of the Holy See and devise appropriate policies and best practices. [...]

Father Lawrence Yeo dies of cancer at age 60

  FATHER LAWRENCE YEO was diagnosed with cancer of the prostrate in September 2005. He remained in good spirit throughout his illness after an initial bout of feeling down, said members of his family and parishioners who knew him well. He was parish priest at Church of St. Joseph (Bukit Timah) when he fell ill. [...]

Canossians start 2009 with multiple jubilee celebrations

During the jubilee celebrations of four Canossian sisters on Jan 1, Archbishop Nicholas Chia praised golden jubilarians Sisters Anna Ong, Mary Siluvainathan and Mary Tan, and silver jubilarian Sister Theresa Seow for giving of themselves, through the consecrated life, to bring about peace in our society and the world. […]

Alumni of the seminary

THE SEMINARY HAS formed 35 priests from Singapore and 18  from other countries. Among the Singapore priests are (by ordination dates): John Sim (Jun 30, 1984) William Goh (May 1, 1985) Peter Koh (Jun 9, 1986) Peter Tan (Feb 25, 1989) James Yeo (May 1, 1989) Michael Sitaram (Jan 7, 1990) Eugene Chong (Jul 14, [...]