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SCC

ARCHDIOCESAN SCC DAY’08
Sat Oct 11, 1.30-6.30pm: An annual gathering of all CNGs/SCCs in the archdiocese to celebrate our being together as community and our work, themed “You go into the vineyard too!” this year. Held at CJC (training and development centre).

ANNIVERSARIES & MASSES
MASS FOR VOCATIONS
Thu Sep 25, 8.00pm: Fr. Cary Chan tells “My Vocation Story” at Church of the Holy Family (Level 4). Organized by the parish’s Vocation Prayer Team.

EL SHADDAI DWXI-PPFI
17TH ANNIVERSARY
Sun Oct 5, 11.00am-7.00pm: Singapore Chapter celebrates its anniversary with mass and healing. Held at Queenstown Sports Complex (473A Stirling Rd).

TALKS & SEMINARS

CHANGE OF HEART – GROWING AS A PERSON HUMANLY & SPIRITUALLY
Fri Sep 26, 7.00-10.00pm: An invitation to be open to change and to change often by Fr. Michael McGuire, SSC, a Columban Missionary, at LifeSprings Canossian Spirituality Centre at $30. Contact Brenda Teong (6466 2178, lifsprng@singnet.com.sg).

SPIRITUALITY OF GOLDEN YEARS
Sat Sep 27, 9.30am-5.00pm: Sr. Patricia Choong, FMM speaks on retirement spirituality, ageing, making friends with our shadows and facing death at FMM House of Prayer and Formation (49D Holland Rd) at $30 (inclu tea and lunch). Register with Srs. Maria Ng or Theresa Koh at 6474 2526 (9.30am-4.30pm) or email fmmhpf@hotmail.com

KKIHS SEMINAR
Oct 10-12: Seminar themed “Feel His Presence” to be conducted at Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Retreat House) in Bahasa Indonesia by Sr. Yosepha P. Karm, Rm Gabriel, CSE and Sr. Rufina, P. Karm. Cost: $40 (adult), $20 (student). Contact Wawa (9367 6962) or Diani (9176 7950).

COURSES

MAKING PEACE WITH PIECES OF YOUR PAST
Wed Oct 8-29, 7.30-10.00pm: Painful events in our past can still afflict us. Unresolved sadness can block God’s grace from penetrating and transforming our lives.

This 4-session course helps heal through prayerful contemplation, scriptural meditation and mutual support of fellow pilgrims. By Amy Daniel, PhD in pastoral theology at Centre for Ignatian Spirituality and Counselling (Kingsmead Hall, 8 Victoria Park Rd). Cost: $80. Register at 6467 6072 by Sep 29.

BITE-SIZED INTRO SESSIONS ON THE SACRAMENTS
Thu Oct 9 to Nov 27, 8.00-10.00pm: Fr. Michael Arro leads discussions and reflections over 8 Thu at Church of St. Mary of the Angels (St. Clare Hall). Cost: $10. Presented by the parish’s Adult Faith Formation Office.

THE INFANCY NARRATIVES
Oct 28- Nov 25, 9.30-11.30am or 7.45-9.45pm: By Fr. Ambrose Vaz for 6 Tue at SPI (2, Highland Rd). Contact 6858 3011, email spi@catholic.org.sg or visit www.catholicspi.org

WORKSHOPS

EMBRACING WOMANHOOD: A WORKSHOP
Sat Sep 27, 1.30-5.30pm: Being female is more than being physically different from males. God has stamped a very deep difference in every woman’s heart. Seminar explores God’s plan for woman as daughter, sister, wife and mother. By Elizabeth Cheah and Angela Lecomber (Archdiocese of Melbourne) at CAEC (2 Highland Rd). Register at 6488 0278 or michelle@familylife.sg

HEALING OF SILENT MEMORIES
Sat Oct 4, 3.00-4.30pm: A memorial service to remember and grieve for those who know the loss of a little one through miscarriage, abortion or still birth. Held at Mt Alvernia Hospital (Chapel). Contact Sr. Una Boland, LCM at 6347 6553.

MIDLIFE GROWTH FOR WOMEN
Oct 17-18: A live-in workshop by Sr. Florence Wong, FMDM, of reflection, journaling and prayer for women aged 40-65, to help them understand self and embark on a spiritual journey of living the middle years with new meaning. Held at LifeSprings Canossian Spirituality Centre. Contact Brenda Teong (6466 2178, lifsprng@singnet.com.sg) or visit www.lifespringscanossian.com

PRAYER

WEEK OF GUIDED PRAYER
Sep 14-20 (St. Anthony), Oct 19-25 (St. Ignatius): Learn or pray with Scripture and take a retreat in daily life without taking leave from work. By the Sojourners’ Companions. Email sojourners@catholic.org.sg or visit www.catholic.org.sg/sojourners

FRIDAY GROWTH SESSIONS
Fri 26, 7.30-10.00pm: P&W, Mass and talk by Fr. William Goh – “Contemplating the Scriptures: Ignatian Contemplation”. At CSC (1261 Upp Serangoon Rd). Contact 6858 2716 / 6288 7901 or visit www.catholic.org.sg/csctr

MISSION

THE GREATEST LOVE –“MISSION IMPOSSIBLE”?
Sun Oct 5, 2.00-6.00pm: For those interested to know more about the meaning of mission that entails the what, how and why. Experience with the Canossian at Canossian Formation House (4 Lor Low Koon). Contact Sr. Jessica Teo (9653 1565, 6284 5170) by Sep 21.

A PILGRIMAGE TO MALACCA
Oct 18-19: Follow the footsteps of St. Francis Xavier on this pilgrimage to Good Shepherd Seminary, Malacca. By Verbum Dei Missionaries. Email verbumdeispore@yahoo.com.sg or visit www.verbumdeisingapore.org. Contact 6274 0251 / 9484 4654.

CATHOLIC VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HOMEBUILDING MISSIONS
Nov 9-15: The Archdiocesan Crisis Coordination Team (ACCT) is looking for Catholic volunteers aged 8-60 and in good health for a homebuilding mission to Yogyakarta. Information available at www.caritas-singapore.org or from Darren Soo (9767 7725, darren@tuesdaypeople.com). Register with Angela Lim at acct.volunteers@gmail.com

MISSION AWARENESS 2008
Nov 15-22: A journey to discover your Christian Mission at Pattaya, Thailand. Cost: $650. Enquiries to George (9739 9216) or Dawn (9825 6621). Register with Lynette (6474 9184) or at info@catholicacma.org.sg by Oct 5.

RETREATS

CHOICE WEEKEND
Sep 26-28 or Nov 28-30: CHOICE invites adults aged 18-40 to measure a year in ‘love’ at a CHOICE weekend. Contact Terence (9695 6599), Madelene (9685 9416), email choicewk@singnet.com.sg or visit www.choice.org.sg

MARIAN RETREAT
Oct 4-5: By Sr. Christine Santhou, fdcc at LifeSprings Spirituality Centre. Cost: $70 (live in), $50 (non-live in). Contact Brenda (6466 2178, lifsprng@singnet.com.sg) or visit www.lifespringscanossian.com

PAUL FOR SINGAPORE
Mon Oct 27, 9.00am-5.00pm: 1st of 2 retreats (same content) at Church of Sts. Peter and Paul by Fr. Ambrose Vaz, for the Year of St. Paul. Cost: $50 (inclu lunch and tea breaks). Only 120 seats available. Register with church office.

MIGRANT

WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS CELEBRATION
Sun Sep 28, 11.00am: Migrants invited to celebrate Mass with Archbishop Nicholas Chia at Church of St. Vincent de Paul, followed by lunch in parish canteen. By ACMI with support of the parish’s Migrants Group. Contact 6280 5424 or email acmi@catholic.org.sg

MARRIAGES

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE (MPC)
4th Quarter course begins from Oct 12: For couples intending to get married. Places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Application forms available from church offices or at www.catholic.org.sg/mpc Contact John and Joan (9848 2864, marthasohsk@yahoo.com).

COUPLE SPIRITUALITY
Oct 25-26: A stay-in at the Marriage Encounter House. Contact Steven and Susie (9655 3708) or Stanley and Esme (9011 2795). Register by Sep 26.

SPECIAL

FR. JOHN KHOO’S 68TH BIRTHDAY DINNER CELEBRATIONS
Sun Oct 12, 7.00pm: Parish priest of the parish Fr. John Khoo will celebrate his 68th birthday with dinner celebrations in aid of the Church Building Fund, held on church grounds. Cost: $600 per table of 10. Contact the parish at 6747 1433 (Mon to Sat, after 10.00am) or email chanect@pacific.net.sg



 

 






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