• Are bishops, priests, and laity pulling in the same direction?

    Dec 08, 2023

    The Catholic bishops of Togo made their ad limina visit to Rome in October and, wanting to better understand the purpose of these famous five-yearly encounters, I carefully read the interview the president of the bishops’ conference gave to Vatican News afterwards.

  • On one’s knees, like a true king

    Dec 08, 2023

    Although dignified and powerful men are usually shown standing, Jesus Christ is most often on His knees, at the level of the poor – a posture that Pope Francis calls us to adopt.

  • The incredible story of Fr Vincent’s chalice

    Dec 08, 2023

    There are some coincidences in which it’s hard not to see a wink from God’s providence. Such is the story of Fr Vincent and his chalice, mysteriously left to him by the last pastor of his home church, in 1968.

  • Influence vs Control The Heart of Pastoral Ministry

    Dec 01, 2023

    At times, we yearn for everyone to align with our wishes — a feeling I’ve certainly experienced, hoping my wife, kids, and others would adhere to my expectations. As a father of five, my contentment once relied on others following my lead meticulously.

  • Will Pope Francis have an impact at COP28?

    Nov 24, 2023

    Pope Francis’ trip to the United Nations climate summit in Dubai (November 30 – December 12) will be a significant moment, say Catholics and environmental officials.

  • Fashion girl in a Catholic world

    Nov 24, 2023

    “Clothes and fashion are materialistic,” I said sternly to myself as I switched between website tabs for the Fashion Institute of Technology and Ave Maria University. I was 17 years old, sitting in my bedroom surrounded by fashion magazines.

  • Theology of style

    Nov 24, 2023

    Theology of Style is a book that would make a great gift for the women in your life that aspire to create their own unique style that also reflects their love of God and our Catholic faith.

  • Nun’s food bank legacy for the poor

    Nov 19, 2023

    Sr Stella Tan, SSFS started the “Food in the Boot” project after she came across poor, hungry people during her visits to villages in the interior pockets of Bau in Sarawak about a decade ago.

  • Spiritual enrichment from ‘listening

    Nov 10, 2023

    In a recent interview on Catholic Singapore Radio’s “The Faith Perspective”, Fr Dr Clarence Devadass from the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur, shared insights on the recently concluded Synod on Synodality.

  • Book Review: Reform of the Roman Curia

    Nov 10, 2023

    In the wake of Pope Francis’ release of the Apostolic Constitution Praedicate Evangelium, Professor Merlin Rengith Ambrose has provided a timely and indispensable guide for those seeking a comprehensive understanding of this significant development in pontifical law.