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Special Mass for SSVP’s beneficiaries

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP) held its annual Mass for their Friends-in-Need (FINs) at the Church of St Ignatius on April 23. The Mass drew the biggest ever turnout of 860 attendees, 500 of whom were made up of the society’s adopted FINs, many of them non-Catholics. [...]

Special Mass for SSVP’s beneficiaries2017-06-20T10:57:05+08:00

Pray for the ‘mother of all vocations’

The priesthood is the “mother of all vocations” because the priesthood generates other vocations for the Church, said Archbishop William Goh. “Without the priest, who is going to give you the bread of life? Without the priest, who is going to heal you in the Sacrament of Reconciliation and empower [...]

Pray for the ‘mother of all vocations’2017-06-20T10:28:29+08:00

Archbishop celebrates the closing Mass for the Year of Consecrated Life

“Certain congregations could close down if no one is taking over their charisms.” “With the support of the laypeople, our Religious men and women must be role models in every possible example to inspire the young.” These were the parting words Archbishop Goh had for those gathered for the closing Mass for [...]

Archbishop celebrates the closing Mass for the Year of Consecrated Life2017-03-10T10:46:59+08:00

Archbishop celebrates the Montfort Centennial Mass

“Today, we are really proud, honoured and grateful that over this 100 years, the Montfort school has produced many leaders both for the Church and for society,” said Archbishp William Goh. He was speaking during his homily at the Montfort Centennial Mass held at the Church of the Nativity of the [...]

Archbishop celebrates the Montfort Centennial Mass2017-03-10T10:47:06+08:00

Archbishop at the fundraising dinner for the Church of the Transfiguration

A fundraising gala dinner for the building fund of the Church of the Transfiguration (COTT) was held at the Fairmont Ballroom on Jan 17. About 1,700 Catholics came together to show their support by raising $827,180. The amount was raised through table sales for the dinner and an auction. In his [...]

Archbishop at the fundraising dinner for the Church of the Transfiguration2017-03-10T10:47:15+08:00

Archbishop celebrates the commencement of the academic year at CTIS

Rectors and lecturers of the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) and St Francis Xavier Major Seminary solemnly pledged their Faculty Profession of Faith before Archbishop William Goh on Jan 15. They recited the Nicene Creed and publicly declared to embrace and strongly uphold every doctrine asserted and declared by the [...]

Archbishop celebrates the commencement of the academic year at CTIS2017-03-10T10:47:25+08:00

Principals’ Commissioning Mass Celebrated by Archbishop

“How can we be instruments of mercy according to the vocation we are in?” asked Archbishop William Goh, in his homily during the Principals’ Commissioning Mass on Jan 23. The three new principals are: Fr (Dr) Adrian Danker, SJ, St Joseph’s Institution (SJI); Mrs Woo Soo Min, Maris Stella High School; [...]

Principals’ Commissioning Mass Celebrated by Archbishop2017-03-10T10:47:32+08:00

Archbishop’s address at the launch of the new Catechetical Year

The Catechetical Office, which used to be part of the Office for the New Evangelisation, is now an independent office called Office for Catechesis (OFC). Catechetical director Fr Erbin Fernandez announced this at the launch of the new Catechetical Year on Jan 3. He explained that the move was to allow [...]

Archbishop’s address at the launch of the new Catechetical Year2017-03-10T10:47:41+08:00

Archbishop blesses and opens Agape Village

Agape Village “is to be a village of love ... a love without borders, without conditions, without condescension, and without expectation of rewards”, said Archbishop Goh at the official opening of the four-storey Caritas Singapore building. “My dream is that Agape Village will be a household name in Singapore one day, [...]

Archbishop blesses and opens Agape Village2017-03-10T10:47:50+08:00

Archbishop William celebrates mass at the end of the [email protected] 2015 Conference

The conference, featuring speakers such as Mr Philip Ng, CEO of Far East Organisation and Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers from the US, had the theme Your Pursuit of Happiness at Work, and focused on finding one’s spiritual purpose and mission in the workplace. The day-long conference, organised by the Catholic Business Network [...]

Archbishop William celebrates mass at the end of the [email protected] 2015 Conference2017-03-10T10:48:05+08:00