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New Year Day’s Message 2017

Time and tide waits for no man. In the humdrum of our daily activities, one day after another passes by and before we know it, we are at the threshold of yet another year. Our machinery grinds to a momentary pause as we take stock of the year in passing. Resolutions are attempted and we begin the year with a mixture of hope and trepidation of what is to come.

December 30th, 2016|Categories: Catholic Occasions, latest, Messages|

Speech at Christmas Celebration for Members of Inter-religious Organization

It is my great pleasure and privilege to welcome you all to this newly restored Cathedral, the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Singapore. We thank you for so graciously accepting our invitation to join us for our annual Christmas gathering.

December 29th, 2016|Categories: latest, Messages, Speeches|

Christmas Message 2016

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness, a light has dawned (Isaiah 9:2).

December 25th, 2016|Categories: Catholic Occasions, latest, Messages|

A message for Deepavali from Archbishop William Goh

Dear Hindu Friends, On this delightful occasion of Deepavali which celebrates the preeminence of Light over Darkness, may God, the Transcendent Light, bless and illumine your communities and your relations with others with his unconditional love and mercy. Hinduism, or Sanatana Dharma as it is known, acknowledges mercy or compassion as a core principle. Its [...]

October 28th, 2016|Categories: latest, Messages, Other Occasions|

Congratulatory Message to Cardinal-elect Anthony Soter Fernandez

Dear Cardinal-elect Anthony Soter Fernandez, It is with great joy that Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Chia and myself together with the Archdiocese of Singapore rejoice and congratulate your Grace, Most Reverend Anthony Soter Fernandez, Archbishop Emeritus of Kuala Lumpur on your elevation to Malaysia’s first Cardinal by His Holiness Pope Francis on 19 November 2016 in [...]

October 11th, 2016|Categories: Catholic Occasions, latest, Messages, Notices|

Opening Address at Social Mission Conference 2016

This is the Jubilee Year of Mercy. It is therefore understandable that the questions most people will ask, especially those of us who are involved in humanitarian works of mercy, are the “what” and the “how”.

August 18th, 2016|Categories: latest, Messages, Speeches|

National Day Message 2016

This year we celebrate our 51st National Day. In the last 50 years, we, together with our leaders, have been focusing on building a progressive society with proper infrastructure and transparent governance.

July 30th, 2016|Categories: Current Events, Messages|

‘Id al-Fitr Message 2016

With great affection and solidarity in our desire for peace, I wish you God’s continued blessings as you conclude the month of Ramadan; a special time of spiritual renewal.

July 1st, 2016|Categories: latest, Messages, Other Occasions|

Vesak Day 2016 Message

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.

May 21st, 2016|Categories: latest, Messages, Other Occasions|

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.

May 17th, 2016|Categories: Current Events, Other Occasions|