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Young people experience prayer, fellowship at university retreat

“O Come let us adore Him.” That was the theme for this year’s Combined University Retreat (CUR), and 250 young people gathered to do just that from Dec 16-19. Organised by the Office for Young People (OYP) and held within its compound at Lorong Low Koon, the Advent-themed retreat aimed [...]

Young people experience prayer, fellowship at university retreat2017-06-20T11:18:57+08:00

Archbishop William Goh on the completion of his third year in office

As I complete the last day of the third year of my episcopate as the Archbishop of Singapore, I want to praise and thank God for guiding me through all these years. Every year in office has been a challenging year without exception. Without His grace and mercy I would not have been able to discharge my office responsibly with passion and enthusiasm.

Archbishop William Goh on the completion of his third year in office2017-04-26T10:15:09+08:00

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