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  Theologian. Writer. Saint. We delve into the background and contributions that St Jerome has made to the Church.   e all know how much emphasis is placed on studying and education here in Singapore. The foundations of our education open doors to opportunities and help shape our lives in …

  Some years ago, I read a story about a legless African girl called Olivia, who crawled 4.5km to Mass every Sunday, sometimes with the sun-beaten road burning her hands. She wasn’t even baptised. Her determination to get to Mass has stayed with me all these years. I am spoiled. …

  Dear Brothers and Sisters, thank the Lord that I can celebrate this Holy Mass for the inauguration of my Petrine ministry on the solemnity of Saint Joseph, the spouse of the Virgin Mary and the patron of the universal Church. It is a significant coincidence, and it is also …

  n these three readings I see that there is something in common: it is movement. In the first reading, movement is the journey [itself]; in the second reading, movement is in the up-building of the Church. In the third, in the Gospel, the movement is in [the act of] …

  ere in Singapore, we are used to complaints that young Catholics care little for the faith. Indeed, many young people admittedly find it hard to connect with our faith. What we hear much less is that there are also many young Catholics who have a deep love for the …

  eryl Streep observed of the Catholic sisters who shaped the education systems of America: “The responsibility they had at that time was just incredible… Think about it: this was like running a major business corporation. And at the time you just couldn’t find a woman running a whole corporation …

  nna was born on 18 Feb 1882 in Bavaria, Germany. Anna’s mother taught her shy little daughter how to love God dearly and devoutly. On the day of her First Holy Communion, Anna offered herself completely to God. She was determined to become a missionary, so upon completion of …

  any non-Catholics – and even a number of Catholics – shy away from the idea of venerating things, even if these things belonged to a faithful person who once lived in our history. Perhaps there is a slight discomfort in mixing something material with what is spiritual. But there …