Aglow with The Transfigured

Join all the consecrated in Singapore for an evening of prayer, celebrating 200 years of Evangelising Mission in Singapore. ๐—”๐—ด๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ด๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ - ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ ๐Ÿฒ ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿญ, ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ! ๐Ÿด๐—ฝ๐—บ! As One,...

Lessons from Serving in a Home for the Aged

Student friars Marvin Voo and Nelson Evarinus spent the month of June on a mission exposure and pastoral attachment at St Josephโ€™s Home, a home for the aged under the care of the Canossian Sisters. They share some of what struck them from the experience.  Friar...

With God, All Things are Possible – ‘Honorary Friar’ Januarius

Two years ago, Januarius was diagnosed with an acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. The Make-A-Wish Foundation (Singapore) has granted Januarius' wish to become a Franciscan friar. He was brought to Greccio Friary and spend a day with the friars. It was a memorable and...

Sharing the Dream

Time passes ... Thirty years ago, on 16 May, the Custody of St Anthony (Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei) was canonically erected, dependent upon the Province of the Holy Spirit (Australia). We had two Singaporean Solemnly Professed friars (Friars Michael Goh and...

Two Friars Making their Solemn Profession

Friar Cosmas Francis and Friar Gerald Terence will make theirย Solemn Profession of Religious Vows at the Church of St Mary of the Angels on April 16. They share what making theirย Solemn Profession of Vows, afterย years of discernment and formation, means to them, and...

World Day of Consecrated Life

The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2 is also World Day for Consecrated Life, when those in consecrated life are invited to reflect on how they can be the light of Jesus Christ to all peoples. We, the Franciscan Friars of the Custody of St Anthony...

Welcoming Three New Novices

Before friars from the two communities in Singapore, Brothers Julian Chua, Sylvester Singh and Timothy Fong were received into the novitiate, and given their habit of probation. Custos Friar Derrick Yap presided at the ceremony and celebration held at Greccio Friary...

30 Years and Counting

The Custody of St Anthony (Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei) turns 30 this year. A lot has changed in those three decades. When the Custody was formed in 1991, there was just one parish community and one formation house in Singapore. Most its friars were in initial formation...

Beatitude Series (M.O.M) – Friar Marvin Voo, OFM

M.O.M - "Pergelutan saya dengan panggilan Tuhan" Pernahkah kamu mendengar kisah pergelutan Yakub dengan Tuhan dari Alkitab? Pernah mengalami pergelutan dalam hidup kamu sendiri? Dengarkan perkongsian Friar Marvin Voo, OFM mengenai kisah hidupnya yang berkait rapat...