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World Day of Prayer for the Church in China
Marriage Encounter (ME) Weekend
Marriage Encounter facilitates life-changing weekends for married couples, by transforming the way husband and wife communicate. The enriching experience forges greater intimacy and a closer relationship.
ME benefits both young couples who want to build a strong marital foundation as well as those who have clocked many years together and strive to keep the flame burning strong.
The next ME weekend conducted in English will be held from 2 to 4 June (8pm Fri to 6pm Sun).
Venue: The Marriage Encounter House, 201B, Seventeenth Avenue, Punggol Road
Cost: There will be a $50 non-refundable fee to confirm booking. Donation envelopes will be given at the end of the weekend.
For registration or enquiries, call Joseph & Reenie at 96705390, email email@example.com or visit the website.
Kickstart: Combined University Freshmen Gathering
Entering university this year but unsure of where to meet fellow Catholic students? Then make your way to this year’s Kickstart event, where you’ll definitely get the chance to do so.
The Office for Young People invites students who are entering NUS, NTU, SMU, SIM, JCU, SUTD, SIT, Yale-NUS, or other universities in Singapore or overseas for a time of worship, fellowship, encounter and more.
Dates and times: Sat, 10 June 2017, 10am & Sun 11 June, 6pm
Venue: Office for Young People, 2 Lorong Low Koon
Sign up by 31 May 2017 at http://oyp.org.sg/ kickstart17rego
Finding God in Drama Retreat
In this retreat, encounter the Scriptures and God differently. Using Ignatian principles and bibliodrama, let the drama of finding your self unfold in a creative and inspiring weekend retreat. Let God meet you in your drama.
Dates & times: Friday, 9 June (7pm) to Sunday, 11 June (4pm)
Venue: Kingsmead Centre, 8 Victoria Park Road (next to Church of St Ignatius)
Contribution: S$260 (non-aircon room), $300 (aircon room)
Facilitators: Keith Neubronner & Anthony Siow
Mercy and Grace: A Week-long Encounter with God
Click to download the registration form or call the Church of the Transfiguration to register at 63419718
CHARIS Humanitarian Forum & Fair 2017
If you have a desire to serve those in need, make time to attend this dialogue and engagement session on humanitarian initiatives within the region.
The forum this year features Singapore and international speakers who will share their insights and experience on various humanitarian topics. Be inspired by their energy and projects, and equip yourself with the knowledge to understand how you can use your talents to give back to communities. There will also be exhibits put up by organisations in Singapore and Asia involved in humanitarian work.
Register before 9 May for an early bird fee of S$20, after which it will be S$30: Registration Form
Website of the event: http://www.charis-hff.org/
Organiser: Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore (CHARIS)
Certificate in Theology
The Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) welcomes applications for the Certificate in Theology programme for the second semester of the academic year 2017. The prospectus and application forms may be downloaded from the website or get a copy from the CTIS office at 55 Waterloo Street, Catholic Centre, #05-04.
Closing date for all applications is Friday 27 May.
The second semester will start on 7 July.
Devotion to St Pio of Pietrelcina
Building the Kingdom Workshop: The Spirituality of Work
A workshop for young adults. Register through this form.
For every account of someone who has left the Catholic Church, there is an inspiring personal tale of another’s return.
Check out these testimonies of faith at this event. Or better yet, invite a friend or loved one who might benefit from these homecoming experiences.
Anyone interested either as a returning Catholic or as a participant are welcomed.
Understanding Anxiety: A Workshop
It takes that one weekend that will inspire you for the rest of your life. Come away for a Choice Weekend – it is by the choices we make that we define what our life is all about.
Dates: 23 to 25 June 2017 (Friday evening to Sunday evening)
Venue: Choice Retreat House, 47 Jurong West Street 42
For enquiries, call Hillary at 97900537, or or Francesa at 97109680.
For registration and information, click here
Bible Sunday Seminar 2017
The Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate presents a seminar, “Listeners of the Word, Prophets of Today” to be held in conjunction with Bible Sunday. There will be guided prayer and reflection, and Mass celebrated by Archbishop William Goh. Register here.
Marriage Preparation Course in Chinese
A two-week preparation course conducted in Mandarin for couples planning to get married, to help them build a Christ-centred relationship.
Dates: 6 and 13 August (two Sundays)
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1259 Upper Serangoon Road
To register, please contact 秀琼 at 98524047 (firstname.lastname@example.org), or 丽碧 at 9878 2200 (email@example.com)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out more about the services here: http://www.able-sg.org/faqs.html
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/
Seek Help through Clarity Singapore
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org