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Loving him the way he needs to be loved

Recently D and I had celebrated our 10th anniversary. D and I had a vow renewal ceremony at church and just like 10 years ago, the mass was still the best part of the day.

Loving him the way he needs to be loved2017-10-24T14:24:54+08:00

Seven Myths About Catholic Evangelisation

Although evangelisation is a core activity of the Catholic life, a lot of Catholics today don’t understand what it entails. Having been involved in Catholic evangelisation for a quarter of a century, I’ve encountered many evangelisation-related myths. There’s seven common ones you should definitely know, and how to bust them, too.

Seven Myths About Catholic Evangelisation2017-07-17T16:13:04+08:00

What shall I render to the Lord for all his bounty to me?

Like the merchant, the few years of my life involved looking for pearls of ever increasing value and beauty – friends and enjoyment, good academic grades and qualifications, money and possessions. At its heart was a search for happiness.

What shall I render to the Lord for all his bounty to me?2017-10-17T16:40:17+08:00

Look at the world through the lens of faith

In a twinkle of an eye, 15 months have passed since I first visited Queen of Peace Church. A jovial friend invited me to the Christmas midnight mass. I stepped into the church, knowing nothing about the Catholic faith.

Look at the world through the lens of faith2017-10-24T14:25:57+08:00

Annual Priests Retreat 2017

Our priests will be in their Annual Retreat during 3 - 7 July. Please pray for them!

Annual Priests Retreat 20172018-04-10T13:07:15+08:00

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.

Five signs you should attend a Young Adults Retreat2017-06-23T11:09:52+08:00

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.

Trading Ashes for Beauty2017-10-24T14:26:35+08:00

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.

Hearts like His2017-05-24T16:32:33+08:00

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.

Being right is so much easier than being truly empathetic and human2017-06-19T15:14:34+08:00