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Conference on Franciscan Spirituality

Conference on Franciscan Spirituality

Did you know that there is a rich Franciscan Intellectual Tradition? The Franciscan Friars of the Custody of St Anthony (Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei) are pleased to be able to offer in April an opportunity to learn from Friar Wayne Hellmann OFM Conventual, a...

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Loving God the Franciscan Way

Loving God the Franciscan Way

Fifteen young men joined the Franciscan Vocation Discernment Retreats held in Singapore and Kuching last November and December. The aspirants accepted the invitation to Come and See Franciscan spirituality and the Franciscan way of life for different reasons, but they...

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Building Community as Franciscan Friars

Building Community as Franciscan Friars

Unanimous. At our Custody Chapter last October, the friars voted in unison to adopt the Fraternal Life Project for all our communities. This was a dream come true for me, as I feel that my call as Custos is to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood by the grace of God....

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Franciscan Friars continue to shepherd Risen Christ Church

Franciscan Friars continue to shepherd Risen Christ Church

AIR ITAM, Penang: Parishioners of the Church of the Risen Christ (RCC) hosted a dual get-together on December 30, 2022 at the parish hall to thank outgoing parish priest, Friar Arul Mariadass OFM, and Postulant Director Friar John Soh, OFM. The event was also to...

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Carols of the Bells (Christmas Carol)

Carols of the Bells (Christmas Carol)

As we prepare for Christmas, we give thanks for the blessings that God has given us and the challenges that in the end have made us more creative and faithful to God. This Christmas, we would like to share with you "Carols of the Bells" - featuring the Franciscan...

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Safeguarding: Creating a Culture of Respect

Safeguarding: Creating a Culture of Respect

Friar John-Paul Tan is part of the Commission for the Safeguarding of Minors and Vulnerable Adults and have just attended the Commission's meeting held in Rome from 21 to 23 November 2022. Friar John-Paul Tan, second from right. The Order of Friars Minor has taken the...

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Friars Join Gathering of Young Priests (YPG 2022)

Friars Join Gathering of Young Priests (YPG 2022)

The Custody sent a sizeable contingent to this year’s Malaysia-Singapore Young Priests Gathering. Our nine young priests joined 33 other young priests from the two countries for the gathering hosted by the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur from 10 to 13 October 2022. The...

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From Community to Dependent Custody to Autonomous Custody

From Community to Dependent Custody to Autonomous Custody

The Feature Article is a message from Friar Phillip Miscamble, who served in Singapore for 19 years and was our Custody’s first Custos. He was in Singapore in October for our Custody Chapter. It was a privilege to be a part of the Chapter of the Custody of St...

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