PARISH DIARY | 23 Sep 2017

 

 

St Teresa’s Parent Prayer Circle
Every last Sunday of the month, the St Teresa’s Parent Prayer Circle meet to pray for the needs of the children, families, as well of their own personal intentions. Join the session this Sunday 24 Sep, from 10.15am to 11am in #03 – 06 of St Teresa Centre (above canteen).

 

Flowers for St Therese’s Feast Day
Last call for those who would like to pay for flowers to decorate the sanctuary and statue of St Therese, for our upcoming parish feast day. You may place your orders after Masses outside the sacristy this weekend. Thank you for your support.

 

Blessings on Fourth Weekend of the Month
Special blessings at the end of Masses this weekend for parents-to-be

 

Parish Feast Day Celebration
Join us for our very first Sundown Carnival with food & games for the whole family, in celebration of the Feast Day of St Teresa of the Child Jesus.

Date: Saturday 30 September 2017
Time: 3pm to 9pm
Venue: Church premises

Tickets are available at the church canteen or at the sales booth outside the church side entrance after Mass. Proceeds will go towards the church maintenance fund.  

The full schedule of the celebrations is available here.

 

Feast Day Triduum
Due to the Feast Day Triduum Masses, there will be no 6pm Masses on 27, 28 and 29 Sep.

There will also be no prayers for priests on the last Wednesday this month, and no prayer and fellowship with the Joyful Hearts Group on Thursday 28 Sep due to the celebrations.

 

Briefing Day for Infant Baptism
The next Infant Baptism will be held on Sunday 8 October, 4pm.
To prepare for this, there will be a meeting for parents whose babies are getting baptised, and the godparents need to be present as well.

Date of briefing: Sunday 1 October 2017
Time: 11.45am
Venue: Chapel

 

Mass for Deceased Loved Ones
Wednesday 4 Oct | 8pm | church

 

An Hour of Eucharistic Adoration
All are invited to the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the chapel on Thursday 5 Oct from 8pm to 9pm

 

Cantonese Mass
Mass celebrated on Saturday 7 Oct at 3.30pm in the chapel, with the Mother of Divine Love Cantonese Group

 

 

* A day of art, music and faith-sharing for those interested in learning more about Jesus Christ, a retreat a symposium on understanding same-sex attraction, and more. Click here for details.

PARISH FEAST DAY CELEBRATIONS 2017

We invite all parishioners and those with a special devotion to St Therese of the Child Jesus to come together and celebrate the feast day of our church’s patron saint

 

 

 

FIRST SUNDOWN CARNIVAL
There will be games stalls, live music, an inflatable bouncing castle, a dunking tank, and kiddy rides. Food stalls will be selling burgers, chicken wings, satay, ice-cream, waffles, Vietnamese and Filipino food, and much more. There will also be 2 food trucks on the premises selling coffee, western food and Old Chang Kee snacks.

Proceeds from food and games will go towards the church maintenance fund.  

 

PARKING NOTICE
There will be no parking in church from 2pm to 10pm on Sat 30 Sep for the carnival.

There will be limited lots on Sunday 1 Oct.

Parking is available at the nearby Bukit Purmei housing estate. Thank you in advance for your kind cooperation.

PARISH DIARY | 16 Sep 2017

 

 

Flowers for St Therese’s Feast Day
Those who would like to pay for flowers to decorate the sanctuary and statue of St Therese, for our upcoming parish feast day, may place your orders after Masses outside the sacristy this weekend. Thank you for your support.

Second Collection for GIFT
This being the third weekend of the month, there will be a second collection to receive your monthly pledges to Catholic Foundation’s GIFT campaign.

GIFT is Catholic Foundation’s regular giving campaign to fund the numerous organisations involved in families, youth, evangelisation, etc, as well as building projects in the archdiocese.

The contributions from our parish from the start of the campaign last November to June this year has been more than S$103,000. For an update on the collections so far, read the report.

Kindly complete your pledge envelopes with the cash/cheque enclosed and drop them into the collection bags that will be passed round. The envelopes can be found at the bulletin stands in church.

Or visit gift.catholicfoundation.sg to donate online or to find out more.

 

Third Sunday Fellowship Lunch
All are welcome to a fellowship lunch in the canteen after the 12.30pm Mass

 

Parish Feast Day Celebration
Join us for our very first Sundown Carnival with food & games for the whole family, in celebration of the Feast Day of St Teresa of the Child Jesus.

Date: Saturday 30 September 2017
Time: 3pm to 9pm
Venue: Church premises

Tickets are available at the church canteen or at the sales booth outside the church side entrance after Mass. Proceeds will go towards the church maintenance fund.

There will be games stalls, inflatable bouncing castle, a dunking tank, and kiddy rides. Food stalls will be selling burgers, chicken wings, ice-cream, Malay and Vietnamese food, and much more.      

The full schedule of the celebrations is available here.

 

Briefing Day for Infant Baptism
The next Infant Baptism will be held on Sunday 8 October, 4pm.
To prepare for this, there will be a meeting for parents whose babies are getting baptised, and the godparents need to be present as well.

Date of briefing: Sunday 1 October 2017
Time: 11.45am
Venue: Chapel

 

Prayers for Priests
There will be a prayer service for priests and vocations at our chapel, Wednesday 27 Sep, at 6.30pm after daily Mass. All are encouraged to pray for priestly and religious life, and the seminarians staying at our parish.

“The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into his harvest.” (Luke 10:2)

 

Gathering with the Joyful Hearts Group
There will be no prayer and fellowship with the Joyful Hearts Group on Thursday 28 Sep due to the Parish Feast Day Triduum celebrations.

 

* Mass for the feast day of St Pio, a symposium on understanding same-sex attraction, and more. Click here for details.

PARISH DIARY | 9 Sep 2017

 

Celebrating 165 Years of Catholic Education
The Archdiocese has designated 10 Sept as Catholic Education Sunday. Besides a prayer of blessing for all Catholic teachers, the screening of a 2-minute video and the distribution of prayer cards, students from CHIJ St Theresa and Kellock Convent will join the congregation in worship at our church at the 10.30am Mass.

 

Blessing on Second Weekend of the Month
A special blessing at the end of Masses for those celebrating wedding anniversaries in September

 

Collection for the Poor
The second collection by the Society of St Vincent de Paul for the poor during the weekend Masses on 2 & 3 Sep was S$10,361.80 in total. Thank you so much for your great generosity.

 

Flowers for St Therese’s Feast Day
Those who would like to pay for flowers to decorate the sanctuary and statue of St Therese, for our upcoming parish feast day, may place your orders after Masses outside the sacristy this weekend. Thank you for your support.

 

Movie Screening
There will be a special movie screening of “The 13th Day” at our church on 16 Sep.
To help organisers prepare for the event, register your attendance by completing a registration form from the bulletin stands and dropping them off in the boxes provided.
Alternatively, register online at http://bit.ly/2uToUpl

 

A Marian Pilgrimage with the Golden Years Club
Sister Julia from the Infant Jesus Sisters will be guiding the third trip for the group. Check out full details here.

 

Parish Feast Day Celebration
Join us for our very first Sundown Carnival with food & games for the whole family, in celebration of the Feast Day of St Teresa of the Child Jesus.

Date: Saturday 30 September 2017
Time: 3pm to 9pm
Venue: Church premises

Tickets are available at the church canteen or at the sales booth outside the church side entrance after Mass. Proceeds will go towards the church maintenance fund.

If you are interested to run the game stalls, or would like to contribute by donating cash and prizes, please contact Matthias at matthias.wee@gmail.com or send an SMS to 96622662

The full schedule of the celebrations is available here.

 

 

* The centennial celebrations of Our Lady of Fatima, Mass for the feast day of St Pio, and more. Click here for details.

A MARIAN PILGRIMAGE | 17 Sep 2017

All are welcome to the last of three pilgrimages organised by the Golden Years Club, in conjunction with the 100-year anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portugal.

On Sunday 17 Sep, the group will be joining in the celebrations at the Catholic Spirituality Centre during the visit of the International Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Fatima, which was blessed by Pope Francis in Rome.

The trip is guided by Sister Julia of the Infant Jesus Sisters.

Cost: S$8 per person. Register at our church canteen with payment after morning Masses on Sunday, or at the parish office on weekdays.

For enquiries, contact Raymond Ho at 97466770.

*Note: Those who do not wish to stay on after Mass (as per the programme) are free to leave at their own time.

Read about the celebrations in Singapore here.

PARISH DIARY | 2 Sep 2017

 

Collection for the Poor
There will be a second cash collection at this weekend’s Masses for the poor and the needy, under the care of the Society of St Vincent de Paul at our parish. Please give generously to the families and individuals receiving aid. Thank you.

Feel a calling to serve those in need? Feel a calling to serve those in need? Email ssvp@stteresa.org.sg or contact Elizabeth Ng at 94260074 / Nancy Leong at 98268533.

Do note that cheque donations to the society in aid of the poor should be made payable to “SSVP St Teresa”.

 

Cantonese Mass
Mass celebrated on Saturday 2 Sep at 3.30pm in the chapel, with the Mother of Divine Love Cantonese Group.

 

First Sunday Fellowship
Potluck lunch after the 12.30pm Mass on 3 Sep, at the canteen. All are invited.

 

Blessing on First Weekend of the Month
Special blessing at the end of Masses for those celebrating birthdays in September.

 

Flowers for St Therese’s Feast Day
Those who would like to pay for flowers to decorate the sanctuary and statue of St Therese, for our upcoming parish feast day, may place your orders after Masses outside the sacristy this weekend. Thank you for your support.

 

Movie Screening
There will be a special movie screening of “The 13th Day” at our church on 16 Sep.
To help organisers prepare for the event, register your attendance by completing a registration form from the bulletin stands and dropping them off in the boxes provided.
Alternatively, register online at http://bit.ly/2uToUpl

 

A Marian Pilgrimage with the Golden Years Club
Sister Julia from the Infant Jesus Sisters will be guiding the third trip for the group. Check out full details here.

 

Parish Feast Day Celebration
Join us for our very first Sundown Carnival with food & games for the whole family, in celebration of the Feast Day of St Teresa of the Child Jesus.

Date: Saturday 30 September 2017
Time: 3pm to 9pm
Venue: Church premises

Tickets are available at the church canteen or at the sales booth outside the church side entrance after Mass. Proceeds will go towards the church maintenance fund.

If you are interested to run the game stalls, or would like to contribute by donating cash and prizes, please contact Matthias at matthias.wee@gmail.com or send an SMS to 96622662

The full schedule of the celebrations is available here.

 

Gathering with the Joyful Hearts Group
Parishioners are welcome to get together for an afternoon of Divine Mercy prayers and fellowship to bond with each other.
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue: Chapel and canteen

 

An Hour of Eucharistic Adoration
All are invited to the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the chapel on Thursday 7 Sep from 8pm to 9pm

 

Celebrating 165 Years of Catholic Education
The Archdiocese has designated 10 Sept as Catholic Education Sunday. Besides a prayer of blessing for all Catholic teachers, the screening of a 2-minute video and the distribution of prayer cards in all parishes, students from CHIJ St Theresa and Kellock Convent will join the congregation in worship at our church at the 10.30am Mass next Sunday.

 

 

* An evening of stories and songs performed by priests in aid of the Cenacle Mission, a group intervention workshop for young adults newly diagnosed with depression, celebrations for the feast day of St Pio, and more. Click here for details.