spiritual life

Labourers in the Vineyard Retreat 2019

The "Labourers in the Vineyard" Retreat is a 5 days 4 nights stay-in retreat open to Catholics above the age of 21. Come away and allow yourselves to be encountered by the Lord! Programme includes daily Eucharistic celebration, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, talks, praise & worship, and spiritual counselling. Retreat Master: Rev Fr Terence Pereira, [...]

Labourers in the Vineyard Retreat 20192019-03-11T13:33:16+08:00

MAGIS Immersion Retreat

In this experiential weekend retreat, discover God and self through the lens of Ignatian spirituality. Explore what it means to find God in all things and live as a contemplative in action. Modelled after the pre-World Youth Day MAGIS programme run by the Jesuits, this retreat includes activities designed to help participants grow in awareness of what's moving [...]

MAGIS Immersion Retreat2018-07-03T14:05:56+08:00

Experience, Poetry & Spiritual Life

William Wordsworth wrote, 'poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity'. Poetry as the recollection of intense feelings can be seen as the literary distillation of spiritual experience and a window into the mind and heart of a poet, an author or one who experiences God. This [...]

Experience, Poetry & Spiritual Life2018-07-03T13:55:16+08:00

Week of Guided Prayer @ St Ignatius Church

An easy, one-week mini retreat amidst your daily routine, where you learn how to pray using Scripture, via Ignatian Contemplation and Lectio Divina.  You will develop a closer relationship with the Lord as He speaks to you through Scripture.   Programme consists of a Taster Training on Sunday afternoon, half-hour prayer at home and half [...]

Week of Guided Prayer @ St Ignatius Church2017-09-11T13:07:33+08:00

Spiritual Beings, Human Experience

Spiritual Beings, Human Experience In the words of French philosopher and Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” In this talk, join us to have a look at the human aspects of our spiritual being. Date & Time: 9 November [...]

Spiritual Beings, Human Experience2017-09-06T11:36:28+08:00

Literary Imagination and the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius – Part 2: Knowledge of Christ

Follow the progression of the Spiritual Exercises through selected English and other literary works to gain deeper knowledge of Jesus Christ. In this lecture, we will explore the incarnation, Jesus and his disciples, parables, death and resurrection, and finding God in all things. Dates & Time: Thursday, 5 October, 7.30pm - 9.30pm Speaker: Fr Daniel [...]

Literary Imagination and the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius – Part 2: Knowledge of Christ2017-07-17T16:22:50+08:00

Literary Imagination and the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius – Part 1: Self-Knowledge

Follow the progression of the Spiritual Exercises through selected English and other literary works to gain deeper self-knowledge. In this lecture, we will explore existential attitudes, self-awareness, sense of sin and forgiveness, and life choices. Dates & Time: Wednesday, 4 October, 7.30pm - 9.30pm Speaker: Fr Daniel Kister, SJ Contribution: $50 (if attending 2 talks [...]

Literary Imagination and the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius – Part 1: Self-Knowledge2017-07-17T16:21:58+08:00

Showing Up

One of the most frustrating things in the spiritual life can be our seeming lack of progress. We pray, we go to Mass, we confess, we read books—and yet we seem to have little to show for it.

Showing Up2017-03-05T02:21:18+08:00

Thank You Frailty

Recently I watched the Martin Sheen & Emilio Estevez movie The Way for the second time. This time around, I was really struck by the lyrics of the Alanis Morisette song, “Thank You,” which could be heard poignantly at the part of the story when the main character reached a breakthrough.

Thank You Frailty2017-04-21T10:48:41+08:00

What will You do with your Life?

Have you ever thought what will be the next step in your life? It is something you should ask yourself. It goes along with the question of “What am I here for, what is my mission?”

What will You do with your Life?2017-03-05T02:22:33+08:00