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Messages for Other Occasions from The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Singapore

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.

511, 2015

Deepavali 2015

November 5th, 2015|Categories: Messages, Other Occasions|

It is with great joy that I greet you on this wonderful celebration of Deepavali – the victory of Light over Darkness. May your celebration be filled with the light of love and harmony as you gather among family and friends to renew, rekindle and strengthen bonds that are so much at risk in this age of individualism.

907, 2015

‘Id al-Fitr Message 2015

July 9th, 2015|Categories: Messages, Other Occasions|

I would like to extend my warmest wishes of our Catholic community to you all as your holy month of Ramadan draws to a close. The spiritual disciplines of prayer, fasting and almsgiving which we share with you as Catholics, is a great delight for all of us.