Expressing their faith through art

Ms Irene Wong’s “Selah Moment” won her the top prize in the Open Category.An artist’s powerful portrait of herself in prayer and a moving depiction of the biblical characters of Naomi and Ruth as they caught sight of Bethlehem, their destination. These were the two winning entries in this year’s Angelico Art Award, which seeks [...]

Bringing parishioners closer through sports

The fun way to bonding for parishioners young and old.Andrew Kiflie If you think this is all kids’ stuff – then think again. This is a game with a serious objective in mind. It is the Church of St Anthony’s way of getting everyone to take part in a Street Challenge.The winner is all the [...]

Building a community of disciples

A look at how Immaculate Heart of Mary Church does this in this parish seriesThe original Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM), located at 24 Highland Rd, was officially blessed on Dec 13, 1953.Jared NgBuilding a vibrant, united community of disciples.This was the aim of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary’s [...]

Christian leaders share their pastoral challenges

Rev Ling Kin Yew, from Fairfield Methodist Church, speaking at the annual ecumenical Easter lunch.By Jared Ng What is the greatest pastoral challenge in your ministry?Pastors and pastoral staff from various Christian traditions were invited to share on this topic during the annual ecumenical Easter lunch.Rev James Nagulan Poona Sami, from the Tamil Methodist Church, [...]

Kids learn value of life at camp

Children exercising their art skills at the Craft station during the West District Kids’ Bible Camp. Photos: Jerome HoFive-year-old Luke Peh and his sister Serene listened to the story of St Dominic Savio and learnt that children like them were not too young to try to be saints. Elsewhere, their sister Gracie put the finishing touch [...]

New Redemptorist hopes to evangelise through media

Fr Francis Vijayan, ordained on Sept 8, shares with CatholicNews his journey to the priesthoodFr Francis Vijayan seen here having just given communion to his mother, Rosilin Vilasini, at his ordination Mass. Also in the picture are his father, Anthony Mohan (right), and his sister, Bernadette Vidya.“I learned to love what they are about, their [...]

A look at St Anne’s Church in Sengkang

Jared Ng looks at the unique characteristics of the parish, among them an art ministrySt Anne’s Church is located in Sengkang, next to St Joseph’s Convent.St Anne’s Church is home to an art ministry that decorates the church for certain festive occasions.Located in Sengkang, the church also houses St Anne’s Kindergarten and is located next [...]

Inspiring, challenging moments of WYD

Reflections from the Office for Young People, which led a group to WYD accompanied by Archbishop Goh and local priests Praying the Divine Office in the field with Archbishop William Goh (right).The Office for Young People (OYP) contingent for World Youth Day (WYD) was the official contingent of the Singapore archdiocese led by OYP chaplains Fr Jude [...]

Parish promotes active lifestyle for elderly

A vibrant Filipino community and a youth cafe are among the features of the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, in this ongoing parish seriesWelcoming elderly parishioners to the church grounds to participate in spiritual, physical and mental activities.This initiative, known as the Golden Circle, is one of the unique characteristics of the Church [...]