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Gift Campaign Apr 2020 Updates

GIFT Campaign Report (1 January 2020 – 31 March 2020) The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign was launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelising and missionary … Read More

Gift Campaign Jan 2020 Updates

GIFT Campaign Report (1 January 2019 – 31 December 2019) The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign was launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelising and missionary … Read More

Gift Campaign Oct 2019 Updates

GIFT Campaign Report (1 January 2019 – 30 September 2019) The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign was launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelising and missionary … Read More

Gift Campaign July 2019 Updates

GIFT Campaign Report (1 January 2019 – 30 June 2019) The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign was launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelistic and missionary … Read More

Msgr Philip Heng Explains (4 of 4): Accountability

Part 4 of 4: Church Governance Series by Msgr Philip Heng Protecting the Collection and Use of God’s Resources In this final instalment of the series on governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng delves … Read More

Msgr Philip Heng Explains (3 of 4): Fundraising

Part 3 of 4: Church Governance Series by Msgr Philip Heng Fundraising for God’s Work In this third instalment of a series on the subject of governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng explains how … Read More

Msgr Philip Heng Explains (2 of 4): Financial Governance

Part 2 of 4: Church Governance Series by Msgr Philip Heng Financial Governance: Where Canon Law Meets Civil Law The first issue of this series on Church governance looked at canon law and the governance … Read More

Msgr Philip Heng Explains (1 of 4): Church Structure and Governance

Part 1 of 4: Church Governance Series by Msgr Philip Heng Structure and Governance of the Catholic Church in Singapore The Giving in Faith & Thankfulness (GIFT) programme, which calls for greater financial support for the … Read More

The Means of Giving

The Means of Giving Did you know that there are more than ten different ways you can contribute financially to the Archdiocese of Singapore today? Less than a year ago, the main way Catholics could … Read More

Fundraising Exercise to be Launched to Fuel Archdiocese’s Growth

On Nov 26 and 27 this year, the first weekend of Advent, the Catholic Church in Singapore will be embarking on a large-scale fundraising exercise to fuel its pastoral vision to be a more vibrant, … Read More

Expanding Facilities for our Community

Expanding Facilities for our Community As the archdiocese continues toward its pastoral vision, there is the urgency to improve, build and maintain its physical structures to support the Church’s growth Alongside the Catholic Church’s mission … Read More

Plans in Motion to Revitalise and Grow the Archdiocese

Plans in Motion to Revitalise and Grow the Archdiocese Since charting its pastoral vision, the Archdiocese has embarked on a series of new initiatives to build a more vibrant, missionary and evangelistic Church. Since Archbishop … Read More

Labourers for God

Labourers for God There are many paid staff in the Church who labour tirelessly and often go unnoticed. Who are they and what role do they play in the vision of the archdiocese? God calls His … Read More

The Many Parts of Christ’s Body

The Many Parts of Christ’s Body Behind the scenes, the Church is made up of numerous organisations, each working tirelessly to bring Christ to the world. Last year, when the Archdiocese of Singapore put together … Read More

From Vision to Reality (sidebar stories)

Oh Wanderer, Come Home Ms Angeline Ho (second from left, middle row) with friends from her young adult community, Tent of Meeting, who were the ones who urged her to attend Treasure. “God’s love endures, … Read More

From Vision to Reality

From Vision to Reality In four concrete steps, every Catholic in Singapore can play a role in realising the vision of the Archdiocese When Archbishop William Goh assumed office in 2013, he called for a more … Read More

What I Have is God’s to Use

What I Have is God’s to Use Mr Kwek Mean Luck, Chairperson of the Catholic Foundation, shares about his role and call to serve. Since its conception in 2012, Mr Kwek Mean Luck has served … Read More

Interview With Archbishop William Goh on Vision 2023: How Far Have We Come?

It has been three years since the Archdiocese’s pastoral vision was first introduced. Archbishop William Goh shares his thoughts with the Catholic Foundation on what has been done to date. Your Grace, can you share the … Read More

Vision 2023: What it Takes to Build a More Vibrant and Evangelistic Church

Vision 2023: What it Takes to Build a More Vibrant and Evangelistic Church Catholic Foundation takes on the task of raising funds to make the Archdiocese’s vision a reality. “The harvest is plentiful, but the … Read More

Gift Campaign Apr 2020 Updates

GIFT Campaign Report (1 January 2020 – 31 March 2020) The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign was launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelising and missionary … Read More

Gift Campaign Jan 2020 Updates

GIFT Campaign Report (1 January 2019 – 31 December 2019) The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign was launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelising and missionary … Read More

Gift Campaign Oct 2019 Updates

GIFT Campaign Report (1 January 2019 – 30 September 2019) The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign was launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelising and missionary … Read More

Gift Campaign July 2019 Updates

GIFT Campaign Report (1 January 2019 – 30 June 2019) The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign was launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelistic and missionary … Read More

Msgr Philip Heng Explains (4 of 4): Accountability

Part 4 of 4: Church Governance Series by Msgr Philip Heng Protecting the Collection and Use of God’s Resources In this final instalment of the series on governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng delves … Read More

Msgr Philip Heng Explains (3 of 4): Fundraising

Part 3 of 4: Church Governance Series by Msgr Philip Heng Fundraising for God’s Work In this third instalment of a series on the subject of governance and financial accountability, Msgr Philip Heng explains how … Read More

Msgr Philip Heng Explains (2 of 4): Financial Governance

Part 2 of 4: Church Governance Series by Msgr Philip Heng Financial Governance: Where Canon Law Meets Civil Law The first issue of this series on Church governance looked at canon law and the governance … Read More

Msgr Philip Heng Explains (1 of 4): Church Structure and Governance

Part 1 of 4: Church Governance Series by Msgr Philip Heng Structure and Governance of the Catholic Church in Singapore The Giving in Faith & Thankfulness (GIFT) programme, which calls for greater financial support for the … Read More

The Means of Giving

The Means of Giving Did you know that there are more than ten different ways you can contribute financially to the Archdiocese of Singapore today? Less than a year ago, the main way Catholics could … Read More

Fundraising Exercise to be Launched to Fuel Archdiocese’s Growth

On Nov 26 and 27 this year, the first weekend of Advent, the Catholic Church in Singapore will be embarking on a large-scale fundraising exercise to fuel its pastoral vision to be a more vibrant, … Read More

Expanding Facilities for our Community

Expanding Facilities for our Community As the archdiocese continues toward its pastoral vision, there is the urgency to improve, build and maintain its physical structures to support the Church’s growth Alongside the Catholic Church’s mission … Read More

Plans in Motion to Revitalise and Grow the Archdiocese

Plans in Motion to Revitalise and Grow the Archdiocese Since charting its pastoral vision, the Archdiocese has embarked on a series of new initiatives to build a more vibrant, missionary and evangelistic Church. Since Archbishop … Read More

Labourers for God

Labourers for God There are many paid staff in the Church who labour tirelessly and often go unnoticed. Who are they and what role do they play in the vision of the archdiocese? God calls His … Read More

The Many Parts of Christ’s Body

The Many Parts of Christ’s Body Behind the scenes, the Church is made up of numerous organisations, each working tirelessly to bring Christ to the world. Last year, when the Archdiocese of Singapore put together … Read More

From Vision to Reality (sidebar stories)

Oh Wanderer, Come Home Ms Angeline Ho (second from left, middle row) with friends from her young adult community, Tent of Meeting, who were the ones who urged her to attend Treasure. “God’s love endures, … Read More

From Vision to Reality

From Vision to Reality In four concrete steps, every Catholic in Singapore can play a role in realising the vision of the Archdiocese When Archbishop William Goh assumed office in 2013, he called for a more … Read More

What I Have is God’s to Use

What I Have is God’s to Use Mr Kwek Mean Luck, Chairperson of the Catholic Foundation, shares about his role and call to serve. Since its conception in 2012, Mr Kwek Mean Luck has served … Read More

Interview With Archbishop William Goh on Vision 2023: How Far Have We Come?

It has been three years since the Archdiocese’s pastoral vision was first introduced. Archbishop William Goh shares his thoughts with the Catholic Foundation on what has been done to date. Your Grace, can you share the … Read More

Vision 2023: What it Takes to Build a More Vibrant and Evangelistic Church

Vision 2023: What it Takes to Build a More Vibrant and Evangelistic Church Catholic Foundation takes on the task of raising funds to make the Archdiocese’s vision a reality. “The harvest is plentiful, but the … Read More

Using our gifts for worthy causes

Rebecca (left) and Rachel during their holiday in Perth. Photo: Rebecca and Rachel. Using our gifts for worthy causes   Rebecca Lim and Rachel Lim, sisters aged 15 and 12 respectively, discovered a love for … Read More

Cardinal: Faith and Generosity needed to spread the Gospel

His Eminence, Cardinal William Goh delivering the homily at Catholic Foundation’s 2023 Thanksgiving Mass. Photo: VITA Images In this extract of Cardinal William Goh’s homily delivered at the Catholic Foundation Thanksgiving Mass on Nov 29, … Read More

Managing my Money as a Catholic

Fransiska (back row, right) with her group at Run 4 of the God, Money & Me programme in October 2023. Photo: Catholic Foundation Managing my Money as a Catholic Having benefited from the God, Money … Read More

Passing on the goodness of God

Photo: Summer Stock via Pexels Passing on the goodness of God In this extract of his homily, Fr Adrian Danker, SJ, invites us to ponder how we can better pass on the gifts the Lord … Read More

Our Mission to be God’s presence in the world

Photo: Myriams-Fotos via Pixabay. Our Mission to be God’s presence in the world The Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap Jesus in His words. They sent their disciples to Him along with the … Read More

Pondering the “Why’s” in our lives

Photo: Dolina Modlitwy via Pexels Pondering the “Why’s” in our lives Irish college student Áine Kirby, reflects on the importance of the reason behind everything we do. Do we do things to please others, or … Read More

Serving wherever God Leads

Statue of an angel at the cemetery of Vinderød in the Halsnæs municipality, Capital Region of Denmark. Photo: Roman Deckert via WikiMedia Commons Serving wherever God Leads Since baptism, Michael Tan has served in several … Read More

Giving without counting the cost

The Dead Sea in Israel has a high salt content as it only receives water and has no outlet, and hence is unable to support life. Similarly, Fr Nathanial explains, receiving without giving renders us … Read More

Praising God with song

Christopher Simm (middle) and the New Wineskin community during a Praise & Worship session. Photo: Christopher Simm. Praising God with song Christopher Simm praises God with his voice through his role as the ministry coordinator … Read More

Retired, but working for God and the Community

Francis Lee (second row, in white) alongside members of the Simei NCC, after a recent prayer session together. Photo: Simei NCC. Retired, but working for God and the Community At the age of 14, Francis … Read More

Many Roles, One Heart for God

Peggy Lee (middle), together with Monsignors James Yeo and Peter Zhang. Photo: Peggy Lee Many Roles, One Heart for God Peggy Lee currently serves in the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore’s Alumni amongst other roles. … Read More

Mentoring the youths of the Church

Shaun Liu (in orange) alongside Fr Jude David, Fr Brian D’Souza and his colleagues at the Office for Young People’s Nox Gaudii celebrating OYP’s 9th birthday. Photo: OYP Mentoring the youths of the Church Shaun … Read More

Generative Giving: Why we give

In his address, Fr John-Paul Tan, OFM reminds us of God’s love for us in the crucifixion. Photo: Michael Hadere via Pixabay Generative Giving: Why we give In a recent address, Fr John-Paul Tan, OFM … Read More

Leaning on God’s strength

Clarissa (second from right) and her cell group during her School Of Christian Leadership in 2019. Photo: Clarissa Sim. Leaning on God’s strength Amidst the challenges of serving, God desires the renewal of Clarissa’s heart … Read More

Taking active steps towards Christian Leadership

Gabriel Png (front row, first from right) alongside the members of the Church of Saint Vincent De Paul Parish Pastoral Council. Photo: Gabriel Png. Taking active steps towards Christian Leadership Gabriel Png helps with the … Read More

Stewarding my talents for the Church

Stewarding my talents for the Church Gabriel Koh was invited to provide his technological expertise full-time, after close to two years of volunteering at the Digital Church Office. He decided to answer this call and … Read More

The Gift Of Ourselves

The wise men on their journey to Bethlehem, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Jesus. Photo: Enrique Lopez Garre (ELG21), via Pixabay The Gift Of Ourselves With the season of Christmas upon us … Read More

A Labour of Love

Joycelyn (front row, second from right) with fellow Floral Ministry members and the flower arrangements they prepared for SVDP Feast Day. Photo: Joycelyn Tay A Labour of Love Joycelyn Tay, a homemaker and coordinator of … Read More

Using my GIFT for God

Claudine, playing the organ and providing musical accompaniment for a hymn sung by the choir. Photo: Church of the Holy Family A Labour of Love Despite her busy schedule running her English enrichment company, Claudine … Read More

Christmas Wreaths of Love

Making the Christmas and Advent wreaths was a spiritual endeavour for all group members. They prayed as they made them and saw the symbolism in each piece placed within the wreaths. Photo: Valerie Siew Christmas … Read More

God never left me

Bryan (far left) with his fellow Catechism facilitators at the Church of St Ignatius. Photo: Bryan Kojongian. God never left me Bryan Kojongian, a JC1/Year 5 student who will be taking his IB exams next … Read More

It is in giving that we receive

Christabel (far left) after a fellowship meal with a fellow parish missionary and two youths from the Genesis Faith Community. Photo: Christabel Neo It is in giving that we receive With the flexibility of time … Read More

The Labourers are Few

Sharon (2nd from right) with Archbishop William Goh and the some members of the Catholic200SG Festival Organising Committee. Photo: VITA Images The Labourers are Few Sharon Lim, who had been working in the F&B industry … Read More

Following the Hand of the Lord

Joel briefing the delegates at the Archdiocesan Assembly 2022. Photo: VITA Images Following the Hand of the Lord Currently serving in the Archdiocese’s Digital Church Office, 29-year-old Joel Tan shares the journey God has taken … Read More

Harnessing power of media for Christ (Linus Koh)

Linus, father of four, serves God with his wife Anne Marie as media missionaries. Photo: Linus Koh The call to stewardship: I say “Yes” to being a media missionary.  Linus Koh shares his journey of … Read More

Keeping Our Faith Alive

Pamela and her husband with two of their children at their parish of the Church of Saint Francis Xavier. Photo: Pamela Loo Keeping Our Faith Alive Pamela Loo shares how the digitisation of the Church, … Read More

Faith is our anchor during hardships

In refusing unclean food, Daniel and his friends remained faithful to the Lord even in captivity, showing great trust in Him. Photo: Otto Adolph Stemler (1872–1953), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons Faith is our anchor … Read More

Missionary in the marketplace

Audrey (2nd from left) conducting an integral part of the PlayMoolah programmes, called an “honesty circle”, a platform where participants are able to share openly about their financial journey. Photo: PlayMoolah (taken pre-Covid) Missionary in … Read More

Salt of the Earth

Glenn Ho (far left) with some members of the Catholic Students’ Apostolate at their annual retreat in 2018. Photo: Glenn Ho Salt of the Earth Having left the Church for two years, Glenn Ho felt … Read More

It is Jesus I seek

Hillary (back row, fifth from the left) attending Mass with her Catholic faith community. Photo: Hillary Wan It Is Jesus I Seek Though Hillary Wan was born into a non-Catholic Christian family, her encounter with … Read More

A Growing Family of Faith

At their 11th anniversary, Stella and Lawrence had their marriage consecrated. Through their influence and example, their children and their parents later received the faith. Photo: Stella Judith Chai A Growing Family of Faith Having … Read More

An Advocate for Generosity

Kevin with his wife Gladys, who has been by his side as he faces the challenges of coping with nasopharyngeal cancer. An Advocate for Generosity Receiving news of a cancer relapse can be devastating. But … Read More

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child – and Grow the Parents

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child – and Grow the Parents For Jovalene Teo, volunteering in Catholic High School’s Catholic Parents Community has moulded her as a parent to understand the importance of … Read More

Raising Up a Generation for Christ and His Church

Raising Up a Generation for Christ and His Church The Office for Young People (OYP) needs many hearts and hands to work towards its dream of raising up a generation for Christ and His Church … Read More

Forming the Next Generation to Know, Love and Serve the Lord

Forming the Next Generation to Know, Love and Serve the Lord Geraldine Lim works as a manager for the Children’s Catechesis & Bridging Programme with the Office for Catechesis (OFC). She shares about her work … Read More

Forming the Next Generation to Know, Love and Serve the Lord

Forming the Next Generation to Know, Love and Serve the Lord Geraldine Lim works as a manager for the Children’s Catechesis & Bridging Programme with the Office for Catechesis (OFC). She shares about her work … Read More

Experiencing Jesus through His people

Experiencing Jesus through His people It takes a village to raise a child. For Melodi Ng, this saying reflects her personal faith journey. From her early years of being nurtured in a devout family, to … Read More

Journeying with families and couples in their marriages

Ina Sim (left) with her colleagues from the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family where they seek to empower families to grow into intimate communities of life and love.   Journeying with Families and Couples in … Read More

Helping the Faithful to Have an Encounter with Jesus

Helping the Faithful to Have an Encounter with Jesus Angelia Boey, an events executive with the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE), shares how ONE helped her to develop a relationship with Jesus. Today, she … Read More

Thank You, Dear Volunteers!

Thank You, Dear Volunteers! There are many ways to give to the Church beyond monetary contributions. Several volunteers offer their time and talent to assist in the operations of Catholic Foundation and to advocate the … Read More

In appreciation of His guiding hands

In appreciation of His guiding hands On 11 November 2019, Catholic Foundation held its annual Thanksgiving Mass at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd. About 500 participants,ranging from contributors, volunteers and representatives of various archdiocesan … Read More

Hey Catholics! Go into the whole world!

Hey Catholics! Go into the whole world! In his last talk for Extraordinary Mission Month, Fr Kenson Koh explains why and how Pope Benedict XV’s hundred-year-old letter is still relevant today. Missionaries from A Call … Read More

Telling others about Jesus

Telling others about Jesus In this article in the Extraordinary Mission Month series, Fr Kenson Koh shares how we can put our faith into practice and evangelise in Singapore – simply by telling stories. Evangelising … Read More

Living our faith: Sharing God’s blessings

Living our faith: Sharing God’s blessings In this extract from a homily, Msgr Philip Heng, S.J. urges us to put our faith in God, and cautions that our self-centred tendencies, though human, pull us away … Read More

You are a priest forever

You are a priest forever Much like the rest of Singapore, our Church faces the challenge of an ageing population but in a crucial area – our priests. In view of this, the Archdiocese has … Read More

God multiplies humble gifts offered in love for others

God multiplies humble gifts offered in love for others The miracle of the multiplication of loaves is so significant that it is mentioned six times in the Gospels. In this extract from his homily on … Read More

Spreading the Good News

Spreading the Good News Adeline Chan is among the handful of volunteers who kick-started RCIA at the Church of St Vincent De Paul. She reminisces about the 27 fulfilling years in service, despite the increased … Read More

Serving together for God’s family

Serving together for God’s family Alphonsus and Cyrine, who are both in the Archdiocesan Commission for the Family (ACF), have been serving in various ministries since their younger days. They share some of the hurdles … Read More

Giving Joyfully

Leslie (right) with his Ave Maria Choir bandmates from Our Lady of Perpetual Succour   Giving Joyfully Leslie Danker, a bass guitarist with the Ave Maria Choir at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual … Read More

Giving Him everything: My joy in serving

Giving Him everything: My joy in serving Sandra Ross, 50, has been with the Sacred Heart Choir at St Joseph’s Church (Victoria Street) since she was six years old, and serves in the church in … Read More

My New Year’s Resolution

Daryl Nonis with his goddaughter, Anastasia. My New Year’s Resolution: Work on my Relationship with God After a long hiatus from the Church, Daryl Nonis has reclaimed the faith of his childhood. In this article, … Read More

Christian Love: Giving in sacrifice

Christian Love: Giving in sacrifice In this extract of his homily at a recent Catholic Foundation Mission Mass, Msgr Philip Heng explains the need to take every opportunity we can to do good. He emphasises … Read More

Prioritising Catholic education

Prioritising Catholic education Xavier Woon, 13, excelled academically throughout his time at Montfort Junior School. Although he had many secondary school choices available to him after completing his Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), he decided … Read More

Witnessing Christ in my life

Witnessing Christ in my life Cecil Peters, a lay Catholic, shares why she recently committed herself to witness for Christ. In the past, I used to cringe whenever I heard a homily or a message … Read More

Being stewards of God’s gift

Being stewards of God’s gift In this extract from his homily, Fr Francis Vijayan, CSsR explains the importance of being mindful that everything we have is not ours alone. He also reminds us that we … Read More

Encountering Jesus Christ

Encountering Jesus Christ The Gift of My Church (#TGOMC) is a series featuring how Catholics from different walks of life have been touched by God through their service or participation in the life of the … Read More

Equipping the laity to answer His call

Equipping the laity to answer His call The GIFT (Giving in Faith and Thankfulness) campaign seeks to rally the Catholic community and raise the resources to support the archdiocese’s plan for a vibrant, evangelising and … Read More

Fostering a lifetime of service and giving

Fostering a lifetime of service and giving The GIFT programme encourages Catholics to make a monthly pledge to help support the needs of the Archdiocese of Singapore. In this feature, we speak with Jason Cheong, … Read More

The Gift of My Church

The Gift of My Church Guided by the pastoral vision of the archdiocese, numerous Catholic organisations are increasing and expanding their programmes to allow more hearts to fall in love with Christ. In this collection … Read More

Celebrating Life with Generosity

80-year-old James in a candid moment at his birthday party, where he insisted guests do not bring gifts but instead donate to the Catholic Foundation. Photo: James and Catherine Celebrating Life with Generosity When James … Read More

Artistic journey in the faith

Artistic journey in the faith Givers is a series that features how Catholics, in ways big or small, help to build up the Church. ln this issue, writer Richard Toh discovers how an artist found … Read More

Encountering God and Hope in the Workplace

Encountering God and Hope in the Workplace The Gift of My Church (#TGOMC) is a series featuring how Catholics from all walks of life have been touched by God through their service or participation in … Read More

Catechesis for a Catechist

Catechesis for a Catechist The Gift of My Church (#TGOMC) is a series featuring how Catholics from all walks of life have been touched by God through their service or participation in the life of … Read More

A Lifeline for Troubled Transnational Families

A client family speaking with case workers and a translator from ACMI during a consultation at Agape Village in Toa Payoh. Photo: ACMI. A Lifeline for Troubled Transnational Families The Catholic Church’s outreach to migrants … Read More

#TGOMC: Coping With Grief Through Faith

A replica of Pieta, a famous 14th century sculpture by Michelangelo depicting Mother Mary cradling the body of Jesus, sits at the back of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd. Coping With Grief Through Faith … Read More

#TGOMC: The Advocate in Our Prayers

The Advocate in Our Prayers The Gift of My Church (#TGOMC) is a series featuring how Catholics from different walks of life have been touched by God through their service or participation in the life … Read More

Cared for in Ways Unknown

Cared for in Ways Unknown Since the launch of the GIFT campaign, Catholic Foundation has received many heart-warming responses. Mark Chua, a father of two, shares why he has decided to give back to the … Read More

Thirsting for knowledge to serve

Thirsting for knowledge to serve The Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) is a vital part of the archdiocese’s vision for a vibrant, evangelising and missionary Church. It seeks to educate and form lay Catholics, … Read More

Gift of gratitude

Gift of gratitude The GIFT campaign has been reaching out to the Catholic community to gather support for the growth of the Archdiocese. In this article, we learn about a senior couple who have generously … Read More

#TGOMC: Marriages are Made on Earth

Marriages are Made on Earth The Gift of My Church (#TGOMC) is a series featuring how Catholics from different walks of life have been touched by God through their service or participation in the life … Read More

Empowering the Awakened

Empowering the Awakened In response to the pope’s call for a renewal of the Church’s mission worldwide, the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) was established in the local archdiocese. Anthony Yoong discovers why, and … Read More

A Lego Cathedral Built in Celebration of Cathedral Dedication

A Lego Cathedral Built in Celebration of Cathedral Dedication As part of the 12-day celebrations surrounding the dedication of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, the Catholic Foundation initiated a challenge to those attending to … Read More

Recognising True Riches

Recognising True Riches Since the launch of the GIFT campaign, Catholic Foundation has received many heart-warming responses. Lionel, a member of one of OYP’s young adult communities, shares how being a regular giver to the … Read More

From the Pope to Us

From the Pope to Us Since the GIFT campaign was launched, Catholic Foundation has received many heart-warming responses. One of these is a sharing by Theresa Goh, chairperson of M3 (Magdalene Mission Myanmar), a Catholic … Read More

Exciting an Enthusiasm for Jesus

Exciting an Enthusiasm for Jesus The archdiocese’s vision is a response to the call of the Universal Church for a New Evangelisation. Anthony Yoong shares how the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE) seeks to … Read More

The Vertical and Horizontal Alignment of the Archdiocese

The Vertical and Horizontal Alignment of the Archdiocese Much has happened since the 10-year pastoral vision of the archdiocese was first introduced in 2013. But perhaps the most important and least visible of all, is … Read More

Giving to the Labourers of God

Giving to the Labourers of God The GIFT campaign supports many needs of the archdiocese. Lydia Lim, a lay Catholic who helps others discover their personal vocations, shares why the need to give to the … Read More

Why Gift During Advent?

Why Gift During Advent? The Giving in Faith & Thankfulness (GIFT) campaign was recently introduced in the Archdiocese on the first weekend of Advent. While some wonder why such a call for financial support should … Read More

The Spirituality of Giving

The Spirituality of Giving As Christmas and its tradition of gift-giving draws near, Msgr Philip Heng SJ encourages Catholics to reflect on the spirituality that inspires every act of giving. It has become a cultural … Read More