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Messages for Other Occasions from The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Singapore

1706, 2017

‘Id al-Fitr Message 2017

June 17th, 2017|Categories: latest, Messages, Other Occasions|

In solidarity with you all during this special time of prayer, fasting and good works, where you strive to deepen your relationship with God and neighbour, I wish you God’s abundant blessings. We are most fortunate in Singapore to be able to share in and express our solidarity with one another at various religious occasions and reiterate our mutual commitment to ongoing interreligious harmony and peace building.

2604, 2017

Vesak Day 2017 Message

April 26th, 2017|Categories: Messages, Other Occasions|

The sacred observance of Vesak Day is a great occasion for us to renew the warm relations we share between our faiths. On behalf of the Catholic community here in Singapore, we wish you and your families, peace, unity and joy on your holy day.

107, 2016

‘Id al-Fitr Message 2016

July 1st, 2016|Categories: Messages, Other Occasions|

With great affection and solidarity in our desire for peace, I wish you God’s continued blessings as you conclude the month of Ramadan; a special time of spiritual renewal.

2105, 2016

Vesak Day 2016 Message

May 21st, 2016|Categories: Messages, Other Occasions|

I greet you warmly in your celebration of Vesak Day as you commemorate three significant events in the life of Gautama Buddha, namely, his birth, enlightenment and final nirvana. May you and your families be blessed with deep peace, joy and love.

2501, 2016

Nostra Aetate as a Religious Resource for Common Space

January 25th, 2016|Categories: Current Events, Other Occasions|

There is always tension between state and religions and among religions themselves. How do we handle such tensions in a creative and proactive way so that they do not give rise to terrorism, civil war or religious wars? - This is the Keynote Address delivered by His Grace, Archbishop William Goh on 'Nostra Aetate' at the 2nd SRP Distingished Lecture and Symposium Series, 20 January, 2016, Marina Mandarin Singapore.