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Five signs you should attend a Young Adults Retreat

Recently, I attended the TREASURE Young Adults Encounter retreat, where I took on the role of a small group facilitator. On the surface, it may seem like I sacrificed my weekends to help out, but in truth, I received so much from the Lord. The Holy Spirit was the one doing the hard work – raking away stubborn weeds and sowing seeds of truths in our hearts.

Trading Ashes for Beauty

I was watching the outside roll past like in a movie scene and I thought: How beautiful, this Singapore. How impressive, how well-planned, how attractive… and yet, how impermanent, all of these.

Hearts like His

You’re always hurt most by those closest to you. The sharpest knives are wielded by family, religious brothers, or intimate friends, for they have a particular access to our hearts that is born of the strength of the bond between us.

Being right is so much easier than being truly empathetic and human

There is a great struggle that goes on inside people who are predisposed to righteousness. God, the bible tells us, is righteous. And because that is the case, we human beings who are made in his image and likeness, will find ourselves gravitating towards righteousness. Together with the call to holiness and sanctity and perfection, lies the call to be righteous as well. When this is insufficiently understood, it can become a great stumbling block for many people.

‘Id al-Fitr Message 2017

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.

11 Reasons Why Catholics Don’t Evangelise (Part 2 of 2)

For many Catholics, the word ‘evangelisation’ is still associated with bible-thumping Christians who come up to people at bus-stops and traffic-lights or knock on our doors to ask, “Have you been saved?” Understandably, we shrink back at the thought of being asked to do the same because

11 Reasons Why Catholics Don’t Evangelise (Part 1 of 2)

For many Catholics, the word ‘evangelisation’ is still associated with bible-thumping Christians who come up to people at bus-stops and traffic-lights or knock on our doors to ask, “Have you been saved?” Understandably, we shrink back at the thought of being asked to do the same because

Stand together as One people

Recently, Archbishop William shared his thoughts on how we should protect our community from radical ideology. Click on picture to read the full story. Follow Archbishop on his Instagram! Insta handle @archie.will

A Vow of stability: A Call To Commitment in an age of choice

Recently, while traveling for business, I was tired after a long day and so began scrolling through the channels on the hotel television. Because there was next to nothing worth watching on the hundreds of channels available, I finally settled on a mildly interesting house hunting show.