Single people often tell stories. Sad, frustrating, neverending stories. Stories that aren’t true, that we who are single for who-knows-how-long or forever, ought not say to ourselves anymore.
As I witnessed Elsa’s struggle with the voice that beckons her onwards, together with the highly emotional soundtrack "Into the Unknown", I couldn’t help but draw the parallel between her journey and our Christian journey.
The ache of singleness is real. It can be painful when we have a desire for something good that seems just out of reach. Yet, letting the temptation of bitterness creep up on us will cause us to miss out on something else—namely, the gratitude, joy and opportunities that are present right now. The truth is: Wherever we are, whoever we are. God has a plan.
No matter what your calling may be, you were created for sainthood. For holiness. For perfect communion with God, and with others. Don’t be discouraged if you’re still trying to figure out God’s plan for your life. Simply stand still, and let Him move.
The call to holiness applies even when we are on a holiday! Here's some practical tips to practice holiness!
International speaker, Phil Gungor will give you powerful tools on how to strengthen, rebuild, and regenerate your marriage! This seminar will have you laughing for days. Choose either session: Run 1 - Fri, 24 May - 7pm to 10 pm & Sat, 25 May - 9am to 12.30pm OR Run 2 - Sat, 25 May - [...]
"IS CONSECRATED LIFE RELEVANT IN TODAY'S WORLD?" What is it? Sharing, presentation, Q&A about consecrated-life by men & women religious of Singapore. Who should attend: Men & women between 23 - 35 years who are considering consecrated-life. SATURDAY, 11 MAY 2019 (Vocation Sunday weekend) 2:30 PM - 5.30 PM, followed by Sunset Mass at Maris [...]
Do we love the Lord enough to feed and tend all the lambs and sheep entrusted to our care? As pastors and leaders given authority over people who may not be our own children or from our own community, ministry or parish, or who may not be of our own faith, what is our attitude towards them?
Discovering our vocation is found in an intentional, daily relationship with God. It is more than just knowing the state of life He desires us to live in within the body of the Church (married, single, religious), it is ultimately about discovering ourselves each and every day found most perfectly in Him alone.
Have you wondered about the different religious orders in Singapore? Who are they, what do they do, how do they pray, and how do they live and love in community? What makes each charism so special and unique in answering God's call to vocation? Open to all from ages 25 - 45 years of age. [...]