CSM Disciples Pathway
For CSM Parishioners Only
We may have on our own gone for several courses and retreats offered in the parish and in the Archdiocese. Do you know where all this is leading to? Would you like to take a pathway of faith and life?
If you are interested, please register to find out more.
Saturday, 9am – 12.30pm
October is the Month of the Rosary. Come and learn how to make your own in this hands-on workshop!
Donation to the Poor
1st Sunday of the month
Collections will be for the Poor of the Parish
This pandemic has affected many people. The collection for the poor has also dwindled. We are appealing for donations for the poor.
You may PayNow to UEN T08CC4028F. Do indicate Ref: For the Poor
You may also place your donation in the boxes provided at the Church. Do indicate “For the Poor” on the envelopes.
Do note that online donations are purely for the Church only.
Mondays to Sundays
7am to 7pm
Our columbarium is now open daily from 7am to 7pm.
Dear Brothers and Sisters
Our electricity bills incurred for the columbarium is more than $6,000 every month. In the long run this is not sustainable.
We seek your understanding and cooperation to switch on the lights when you arrive and switch them off when you leave so that we can save on these expenses.
Thank you for your assistance.
Infant Baptism in December 2022
- Rites of Baptism: 17 December (Saturday) 2pm onwards
- Register by 5 Nov
- Prep #1: 12 Nov 3pm (5 prep sessions)
During the pregnancy, families should register for the Infant Baptism Preparation Programme.
Register via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us as Wardens
When we extend hospitality to others, we’re not trying to impress people, we’re trying to reflect God to them. As we serve our Lord, we may meet someone who really needs a friend…and we can fill that need. Maybe we can make an eternal difference in the person’s life, just because we choose to be friendly and helpful.
We are in need of
Trained Special Needs Catechists
Pope Francis has called the Catholic Church to be a welcoming Church. As we welcome our students into our religious education classes, it’s important that we see each one as a child of God with special talents and special gifts; remember that you are seeing the face of Jesus. Teaching religious education is a splendid opportunity to share your love of God and the Catholic Church with your students.
Call Jaq Ho 9154 7955
Building Community at Tenteram
A teatime gathering was organised on Sunday 4 September, 4pm at the pavilion next to Blk 117 Jalan Tenteram, for many Catholics and parishioners of the Church of St. Michael living in the vicinity to meet one another. Seven families from the area, plus another 12 from the Jalan Bahagia area turned up!
Read more at https://stmichael.catholic.sg/featured-story/building-community-at-tentaram
Around Our Archdiocese
Catholic Family Life: Volunteer Recruitment
(Administrative and Reception Support at Counselling Centre)
A Heart to Serve – Catholic Family Life (CFL) is calling out for volunteers!
If you have a desire/calling to make a difference and contribute your God-given gifts and talents. Join CFL in volunteering your time by empowering, enriching the lives of our fellow brothers and sisters. “Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa
Get in touch with Catholic Family Life to find out more, contact us at 64880278 or email email@example.com. If you are interested to volunteer with us, do fill up the volunteer form: https://bit.ly/CFL-volunteer-form and we will get in touch with you.
Gottman Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
22 October, Saturday
9:00am to 5:30pm
Regardless how many years you have been together, your relationship/marriage deserves more!
Join us this 22 Oct for “Gottman Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work” to help deepen your relationship, manage conflict successfully, honouring one another’s dreams and creating shared meaning. This programme is suitable for couples who desire to deepen and enhance your relationship/ marriage, regardless of how long you have been together.
Register now: https://www.familylife.sg/Gottman_Reg
About the trainer, Richard Goh:
Richard Goh, a Registered Counsellor is also a Certified Gottman Educator and has Clinical Practicum level 3 Training in the US-based Gottman Method Couples Therapy. He is passionate and experienced working with individuals, couples, and families.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Pro-Life Rosary
by Pregnancy Crisis & Support
a service of Catholic Family Life
12th October, Wednesday | 8.30pm
“The power of the Rosary is beyond description”
The Our Lady of Guadalupe Pro-Life Rosary is a beautiful way to pray for the unborn children and all who are affected by abortion. Let our Rosaries be our weapon against the culture of death and let us pray for the dawning of a new culture, the culture of LIFE! Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pray for us!
Come and Join Us to Pray Together.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 848 6814 1275
For more information on Pregnancy Crisis & Support, visit: https://www.pregnancycrisis.sg/
Appeal for CHARIS’ Humanitarian Month
Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore (CHARIS), is making its annual appeal for their Humanitarian Aid Fund which supports the Archdiocese’s overseas humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts. By sharing our blessings, we can unite as the helping hand of the Church by responding in love to our brothers and sisters in need. Donation envelopes are available in the parish. Alternatively, you can send a crossed cheque payable to “Humanitarian Aid Fund” with your name and contact information to: CHARIS, 55 Waterloo Street, #07-02 Catholic Centre, Singapore 187954. Please contact CHARIS at 6337-
4119 or scan the QR code to visit their website for more information.
Assisi Fun Day 2022
6 – 16 Oct 2022
Go green as you shop and eat for good at Assisi Fun Day 2022 – E-Edition! Enjoy sustainable food like impossible meat, grow your own salads, get creative upcycled creations and eco-friendly products at www.assisifunday.sg from 6-16 Oct. The foodies and shopaholics will be spoilt for choice with over 40 brands of delicious food and exciting products. Every dollar spent will go towards providing care for patients with terminal illnesses.
For early birds only (by 5 Oct)
• Support someone in need through “Give-A-Gift”! Make a $50 donation to give a gift of $50 credit to Assisi Hospice’s patient or someone in need for purchase of food and products at www.assisifunday.sg. We hope to bring joy to 400 patients and needy persons through this initiative.
• Enjoy 10% additional credit when you top up your e-wallet at www.assisifunday.sg
Bonus – Get $5 one-time additional credit when you top up $100 (first single transaction).
Towards a Living and Active Faith – A Review of Life Workshop
Are you or your community facing challenges in applying faith to daily life? Are you wondering how Catholics can respond to social concerns with a living faith?
Join us for a guided and facilitated discussion on one’s life, social concerns and faith using the See-Judge-Act method. We will experience hands-on learning on how to review one’s life or social concerns, reflect with the eyes of faith and take action with the light of the gospel.
The workshop will take place on 15 October 2022 from 8 am to 1 pm in CANA Level 2 at 55 Waterloo St. There is no cost but love offering is welcome.
To register: http://bit.ly/LivingAndActiveFaith
For enquiries, please email Caritas Singapore at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Mission Exposure
Theme: Called to Love; Called to Serve
Date: 28 November 2022 to 6 December 2022
Venue: Father Ray Foundation, Pattaya (www.fr-ray.org)
The Father Ray Foundation provides a home, an education, nutritious meals, medical assistance and the opportunity for our children and students to reach their full potential and become independent and decent members of society.
This youth mission exposure is a life changing adventure that stirs passion for active involvement in Love, Hope and Charity. It provides an opportunity for participants to see the transforming power of the Gospel in communities and join God in His mission of holistic transformation of peoples of the world.
Date: 2 to 6 November 2022
Venue: St Francis Xavier Major Seminary at 199 Ponggol Seventeenth Ave, Singapore 829645
The noise of the world can sometimes drown out the voice of our Lord and distract us from our journey with Him. He is calling you to come away with Him to learn, to deepen, and to strengthen your faith that you may remain steadfast and continuously walk with Him.
Led by the Episcopal Vicar for the New Evangelisation, Rev. Fr. Terence Pereira, together with Gloria Patri Charismatic Ministry, Watchmen Retreat will include talks, sharing, praise and worship, as well as spiritual sessions and direction.
This run is the second run for the Watchmen Retreat in 2022.
Retreat Fees: $400 (Accommodation and meals are covered under the Retreat Fees)
Sign-ups are on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registration closes 26 October 2022 or when retreat capacity is full, whichever is earlier.
Youthline – Call for Volunteers
Youthline is launching a dedicated helpline and counselling service for young people up to 35 years of age. Help us make a difference by volunteering today!
You can look forward to:
● Free training and skills development
● Joining our awesome community
● Making a real impact
● Helpline Volunteer
● Pro-bono Counsellor or Para-Counsellor
● Youth Hero
Please visit https://youthline.sg to sign up now.
Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) at Church of St Ignatius
CCD is a faith formation/ Catechism programme held at Church of St Ignatius for children, aged 6 to 13 years old attending international schools. Registration for the year 2022-2023 intake is now open. Please register online ASAP. Weekly classes start from September 2022 to May 2023 on Tuesday or Thursday 4-5pm. Confirmation classes are on Sundays 3.30-5pm. All students (new or returning) must register ONLINE at www.stignatius.org.sg/ccd.
Marriage Encounter Weekend
2 – 4 Dec
Restore, Rekindle and Renew your marriage at the ME Weekend!
Marriage is a project to be worked on together and a process of growth. Pope Francis (Amoris Laetitia, no. 218, 221).
Good marriages can always be made better! To deepen your couple relationship, do sign up for a Marriage Encounter Weekend scheduled for 2nd – 4th Dec 2022 by contacting Joe & Reenie at 9670-5390 or email at email@example.com
QUIETING THE SOUL CHIANGMAI 2022
A Silent Retreat
Cenacle Sisters and Team
QUIETING THE SOUL CHIANGMAI 2022 by Cenacle Sisters and Team. A silent 8-full day or 5-full day retreat set in the beautiful environment of the Seven Fountains Retreat Center in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Three choices of dates (includes travel time) :
1) 8 days – Nov.25 – Dec. 4, 2022
2) 5 days – Nov. 28 – Dec -4, 2022
3) 5-days – Dec. 7 – Dec. 13, 2022
Closing date: 15 September or when registration is full
Contact : 9298-5808 / 6565-2895.
Let us, as one Church, journey together to listen to each other’s faith experiences, joys and challenges. We invite all Catholics to join in the Synod conversations. Come together in small groups of 2 to 5 people to PRAY, REFLECT, SHARE and LISTEN to what God’s will might be for the Church going forward. Find the conversation topics, starter questions, the steps to do this conversation and access to the submission form on www.catholic.sg/synod May the Holy Spirit be with all of you as you begin your conversations.
UGAT-ACMI Free Counseling Services
UGAT’s SGot Kita, Kabayan Helpline are available for (Filipino) migrants in Singapore.
SGot Kita, Kabayan is a designated free online helpline developed specifically for migrants in Singapore.
UGAT has counsellors who speak various languages and dialects in the Philippines, such as Tagalog, Cebuano, Bicolano, Bisaya, and Hiligaynon, for those clients who are more comfortable sharing in their own language.
The helpline service is open on Monday – Sunday, 9pm – 12am.
By Catholic Family Life
Need someone to journey with you through the stages and challenges of life? Trained Para-Counsellors are available via Zoom.
Please call 66318963 (Mon – Fri 12pm to 4pm)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or
Visit https://cpc.familylife.sg/ to book your session.