Commencement of School Year Mass
This year, 6 principals have been newly appointed to head our Catholic schools and pre-schools. The Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS) invites all educators to celebrate Mass with them and to pray for all our Catholic schools and pre-schools.
Date: Saturday 20 January 2018
Venue: Cathedral of the Good Shepherd
Main celebrant: Archbishop William Goh
As parking is limited on the Cathedral grounds, you are advised to park your vehicle in carparks around the vicinity such as SMU or NTUC Income building.
Wardens’ Day of Recollection
All wardens serving in churches are invited to this Day of Recollection organised by the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE), led by Father Terence Pereira, Episcopal Vicar for the New Evangelisation.
Date: Saturday 27 January 2018
Time: 9.30am to 4pm
Venue: Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre, 2 Highland Road
Those who wish to attend should register together as a parish and email to email@example.com before 15 Jan.
Faith on Film (Caritas Singapore Young Adults)
An event organised by the Caritas Singapore Young Adults Committee, in collaboration with the Kingsmead Centre for Ignatian Spirituality and Counselling.
Please register here to help organisers plan the food and logistics arrangements. Love offering will be collected on that night to help defray the cost of the event.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018
Invite your Christian friends to pray for Christian unity at any of the 5 prayer services at various churches in Singapore. All services begin at 8pm and end around 9pm, followed by fellowship. No registration required.
Courses by the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate
1. Introduction of the Bible
Dates: Tuesdays 16 & 23 January 2018
Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
2. The Book of Jeremiah
Dates: Tuesdays 30 January to 22 May 2018 (Except 13 March and 1 May – 15 sessions)
Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Place: Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre, 2 Highland Road, Singapore 549102
Msgr Ambrose Vaz will be lecturer for both courses.
For more information/registration, email: email@example.com. Or call 62800354 during office hours (9am to 1pm).
Marriage Encounter (ME) Festive Promotion
Give your spouse or loved ones a special gift this festive season. For December and January only, get ME vouchers at half-price — $25 from Cana, 55 Waterloo Street, Level 2.
Book a ME Weekend and pick up communication skills for a stronger marriage. Slots are still open for 2-4 Feb and 2-4 March weekends.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website.
Personal Moral Compass Course 2018
This course conducted by Fr David Garcia, OP is for all Catholics and all people of goodwill who are interested in getting formation in the foundations of Ethics and Moral Theology. It is a one-year-long systematic course in Moral Theology consisting of 6 individual modules. The course is organised under Caritas Singapore.
Dates: Every Thursday, starting 4 January 2018
Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Place: Agape Village, 7A Lorong 8 Toa Payoh
For more information and registration, please refer to the Caritas Singapore website or email to email@example.com.
The Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE) is seeking collaborators who are fired up to use their unique gifts to share in the work it does. You will get to know more about what ONE does and explore opportunities on how you can contribute to the work of the New Evangelisation.
To register and attend the event, sign up at https://goo.gl/forms/BJEek2szKM76cKZJ3
Pieta is a support group made up of Catholic parents who have suffered the loss of their children. The mission is to provide support to other bereaved parents and foster a sense of solidarity in God’s comfort and wisdom.
Pieta holds sessions with scripture, prayer and reflection.
Date: Every fourth Tuesday of the month, Nov 28 2017
Time: 7.30pm to 9pm
Place: Agape Village, 7A Toa Payoh Lorong 8
Sessions are open to all parents who are coming to terms with losing their beloved children, regardless of age and no matter how recent or long ago.
Contact the group at pieta.Singapore@gmail.com.
Medical and Dental Services for Persons With Disabilities
The Mount Alvernia Outreach Medical and Dental Clinics at Agape Village (7A Lorong 8 Toa Payoh) offer medical and dental services at subsidised rates for all persons with disabilities (PWDs).
Cost of Medical Service*: $15
Cost of Dental Service*: $30
*To enjoy the subsidised rates, please produce your relevant PWD ID for each visit to the clinic.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 62624312 (Medical) / 62624313 (Dental).
Abilities Beyond Limitations And Expectations (Able)
Do you know someone who is physically challenged who may need rehabilitation therapy, or the physically challenged and their caregivers who need respite?
Help us share the message: Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations (Able), a member of Caritas Singapore, provides rehabilitation therapy, training and job support to enable beneficiaries to return to suitable and sustainable employment.
Able also offers home- and centre-based respite services to caregivers and their physically challenged care-recipients. Please contact us if you have any questions or need more information.
Call 68017460 or email email@example.com.
Find out more about the services here: http://www.able-sg.org/faqs.html
Family Life Society
The Family Life Society offers its services to individuals, couples and families who may be struggling with life’s challenges. They include counselling, professional advice and support for those in need, whether it be unplanned pregnancies, sexual or relationship issues, stresses over work, etc.
If you need, or knows someone who needs a listening ear or professional advice, you may contact the society at 64880278.
CatholicSG Mobile App
The CatholicSG App is for Catholics in Singapore to live their faith more actively. It is the official Archdiocese app and is free for this early 1.0 release. Find the Mass time for a church nearest to you, read the day’s Mass readings and prayers from the Divine Office, and view the liturgical and event calendars.
Users may also see a list of the buses and nearest MRT stations for each church, as well as information and contact details of the priests in each parish.
Available in the iTunes app store and Google Play store. Details at https://app.catholic.sg/
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Share-A-Pot @ Agape Village
Know of any elders who would enjoy a bowl of nutritious soup, some meaningful activities and making new friends?
In collaboration with Alexandra Health Services, Agape Village will be conducting a weekly Share-A-Pot programme where seniors with little access to proper meals and / or facing neglect may get together to rebuild their bodies, minds and spirits over a good bowl of broth.
No fee is involved. Pre-registration is required for planning purposes. The first session is slated for 15 June 2016. To find out more or to pre-register, please call 6801 7400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Legal Clinics at Agape Village
Facing a legal issue on a *personal matter and do not have legal advice or representation? Having a legal dispute that you want mediated and resolved? Unable to afford a lawyer?
If these are your difficulties, you may wish to get free basic legal advice and information at the Catholic Lawyers Guild’s Pro Bono Legal Clinics. Visit its website at www.clgsingapore.com for more information on clinic dates and registration.
*Note that these clinics do not cover legal issues on business and professional matters, and are intended for the poor, disadvantaged, and the “sandwich” class.
Open Studio Art Therapy @ Agape Village
Feeling down, lost and confused? Join us at the art therapy open studio and let the healing qualities of art awaken you. No art experience is required – just an open mind, open heart and creative spirit.
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 9.30am to 12pm
Venue: Agape Village, 7A Lorong 8 Toa Payoh
Fee: $10 per person
Pre-registration is required. Limited spaces available.
Please register by email with your name and contact to email@example.com