NEWS & EVENTS IN OUR DIOCESE

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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.

There are still slots for the next ME Weekend conducted in English, from 1 Sep to 3 Sep (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 mewkend@gmail.com or visit the website.

 

 

 

 

 

The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide
This DVD-based programme seek to help divorced or separated Catholics find hope and healing.

Dates: Every Monday night from 21 Aug to 6 Nov 2017.
Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre, 2 Highland Road
Contribution: S$120.

For enquiries please call 97804456 (Joann) or 93836868 (Jileen), or email cdsg@acf.org.sg
Or register online at http://catholicfamily.org.sg/cdsg/

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Acts of the Apostles
A 12-session journey through the Acts of the Apostles, delivered by Msgr Ambrose Vaz.
Date: Starting 16 Aug 2017, every Wednesday
Time: 8pm – 10pm
Venue: Church of St Bernadette, Parish Hall
Contribution: Love offering

Email batSB@outlook.com for enquiries. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bible Study: Gospel of Mark
This is a 12-week study led by Msgr Ambrose Vaz at the Church of Saints Peter and Paul (225A Queen Street). At the first two sessions, you will be guided on how to read the bible before exploring the Gospel of Mark. Email sppbiblestudy@hotmail.com with your name and contact number to register.

 

 

 

 

 

Bible Study: The Book of Revelation
Sign up at the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate website.

 

 

 

 

 

Jesuit Refugee Service Fundraiser Movie
In aid of the Jesuit Refugee Service (Singapore), a movie screening to raise money and support all the works it does. The charity group, founded in Singapore in 1999, is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people in Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Nepal.

 

 

 

 

 

Cana Presents: My Soul Proclaims
An evening of stories and songs by Fr Valerian Cheong, Fr Edward Lim, OCD, Fr Derrick Yap, OFM, Fr Eugene Lee, CSsR, and Br Nicholas Lye. A fundraising event for the Cenacle Mission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The International Centennial Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Fatima

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop for Youth with Depression
Arise and Shine! is a group intervention workshop for young adults (between the ages of 18-30), who have just been diagnosed with their first depressive episode. In this workshop, participants will have get more knowledge about depression. They will learn behavioural and cognitive strategies to manage depressive symptoms.

Venue: Clarity, Block 854 Yishun Ring Road, #01-3511

Pre-requisite:  A 1 -hour chitchat session prior to the workshop date. Please call 67577990 to make an appointment.

This is an 8-session weekly workshop starting Wed 6 Sept 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pieta Singapore
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
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. For enquiries, email: pieta.singapore@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Pilgrimage to Myanmar
There will be a 7-day trip to from 6 to 12 November 2017 to Yangon and Mandalay, with visits to at least 10 churches, and daily Mass.
Other sites to visit on the trip: Shwedagon Pagoda, Aungsan Bogyoke Market, National Museum, a multicultural neighbourhood, etc.
The spiritual director for the pilgrimage is Reverend Father George LaRing, diocesan priest in Myanmar.
For enquiries, contact: Noel at 62744546 or email isabnoel@singnet.com.sg

 

 

 

 

 

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 enquiries@able-sg.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/

 

 

 

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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 kath@caritas-singapore.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 registration@clarity-singapore.org