PARISH DIARY | 18 Nov 2017

Categories: News & Events



Parish Advent Retreat
All parishioners are invited to make room for Jesus in this Advent retreat as we give thanks for the end of our liturgical year and prepare ourselves for Advent.

Sister Francisca Tan, RC (Religious of the Cenacle) will be conducting the retreat, with the theme, “Emmanuel – God with Us”.

Date: Saturday 25 Nov 2017
Time: 9am to 4.30pm
Venue: Auditorium, level 3, Parish House

As lunch will be provided, registration is required for catering purpose. Please register early as seats are limited.

Registration is on now and closes on 19 Nov 2017.  Kindly fill up the form at the church bulletin stands and place them in the boxes provided, or e-register at


Year-end Children’s Camp
Our Parish Council will be organising a stay-in Children’s Camp from 1 to 3 Dec 2017 for those aged 7 to 12. It will be held at St Francis Xavier Major Seminary, Punggol. For more details, approach the catechists leading your child’s class.


Second Collection for GIFT
This weekend, 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.

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 to donate online or to find out more.


Sunday School Children’s Mass
The last day of the Sunday catechism classes is on 26 Nov. The 8.30am Mass on the day is a Children’s Mass. All students, parents/guardians and catechists are encouraged to attend.


Briefing Day for Infant Baptism
The next Infant Baptism will be held on Sunday 3 December, 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 26 November 2017
Time: 11.45am
Venue: Chapel


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


Appeal for the Humanitarian Aid Fund
The Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives Singapore (CHARIS) is making its annual appeal for the Humanitarian Aid Fund to support overseas humanitarian work. Flyers and envelopes are available in the parish.

You may also send a crossed cheque payable to “Humanitarian Aid Fund” with your name and contact information to: CHARIS, #07-02 Catholic Centre, 55 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187954.

Please contact Victoria Lim at 63374119 or if you need more information.



*An invitation to build and auction a nativity set, a young adults’ discussion night, open house for CHIJ St Theresa Convent, and more. Click here for details.