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Loggin’ Out at Advent!

  • Clarissa Hoong & Andronicus Gonsalvers
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Loggin’ Out at Advent! On the 15th of December, a group of us – St. Joseph’s Church youths, went for a nature walk at Rimba Ilmu Botanical Garden in University Malaya. This trip was casually called Loggin’ Out where young people were invited to disconnect from social media in order to have a better connection with nature – our common home – and with each other. We gathered in St. Joseph’s Church at noon for registration and a simple lunch before departing to Rimba. We arrived there with excited faces, ready to take on the walk. Our tour guide, Benjamin Ong or better known as Ben, gave us...

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Special Needs Learning Centre graduates their first batch of students

  • Cheryl Kristine
  • Updates
Special Needs Learning Centre graduates their first batch of students The Special Needs Learning Centre (SNLC), part of the work of the Archdiocesan Office For Human Development (AOHD), celebrated their first ever graduates, Rubenraj Senthirajah, Adrian Michael Arulappu, Soosairaj Francis Jacob, Kumarendran@ Kannan and Jonathan Lee Thien Shui. The students received their certificates from Anthony Soter Cardinal Fernandez. As April is an Awareness month for Autism, the school organised mass with the students and parents participating in the liturgy. Others came to help out too. Mass was celebrated...

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Lenten Campaign 2019 - Cartoon

  • Dr Melanie Yeoh
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Lenten Campaign 2019 - Cartoon This cartoon illustration drawn by Dr Melanie Yeoh help us and our children reflect on how our daily encounter with God through others and through our faith, can help us become integral ecologists, and to serve as responsible stewards of God’s wonderful work of art – Our Common Home! – Lenten Campaign 2019 Download a copy now!

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Global Fellowship Programme

SIGNIS launches its first Global Fellowship Programme in partnership with Jesuit University. A fellowship program in collaboration with Xavier University Bhubaneswar, India is open for registration. The three months (plus two months in local country) programme has ten scholarships to offer. It will be good if one candidate from our diocese could attend the programme.

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Message for Lenten Campaign 2019

MESSAGE FOR LENTEN CAMPAIGN 2019 We mindfully begin again our Lenten journey of spiritual renewal and conversion by going through the purposeful actions of praying, fasting (abstinence), and almsgiving (works of charity). These three practical ways express our true interior repentance or conversion.   Lenten Journey with All of CreationAll of creation (including food and water) and creative actions (all forms of prayer and works of charity) are aids for us to enter deeper into a meaningful journey of encountering and returning to Jesus Christ. All of creation is at the service of our...

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2nd World Day of the Poor

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS SECOND WORLD DAY OF THE POOR 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time18 November 2018   This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him 1. “This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him” (Ps 34:6). The words of the Psalmist become our own whenever we are called to encounter the different conditions of suffering and marginalization experienced by so many of our brothers and sisters whom we are accustomed to label generically as “the poor”. The Psalmist is not alien to suffering; quite the contrary. He has a direct experience of poverty and yet transforms it into a song...

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