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...

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...

Vocare Season 3 – A Singing, Dancing Priest (Friar Derrick Yap OFM)

Friar Derrick Yap’s love for music and dance led him to know and learn about Christ. Here’s how this Taoist believer chose the Catholic priesthood. Check out the latest Season 3 of Vocare Episode 142 : A Singing, Dancing Priest | Friar Derrick Yap OFM Vocare Trailer...

Loving God the Franciscan Way

A Franciscan Vocation Retreat "The joy of Francis was not in having nothing, but in having nothing but God." The Early Companions of St Francis Join us for 4 Days 3 Nights Franciscan Vocation Discernment Retreat.  The retreat is open to Singaporean and...

Learning How to Minister the Youth

In June, four student friars were sent to Sabah for Mission Exposure. Friars Timothy Fong and Sylvester Singh had a pastoral attachment with Montfort Youth Training Centre (MYTC) in the town of Kinarut, working with the staff, trainees and young adults. Friars Marvin...

Eucharistic Adoration For Vocations

Pray For Vocations Let’s pray that our young people will answer God’s call to priesthood and religious life and serve His people. Join the Eucharistic Adoration led by Friar Robin Toha OFM. LIVE, 16th September, 8.30 AM, Singapore/Malaysia Time ...

Kadazan Friar Professes Solemn Vows

Friar Nelson with his immediate family members. On a fine Saturday morning in July, in the presence of more than 750 people comprising friars, family, friends and parishioners, Friar Nelson Evarinus made his Solemn Profession to observe the Rule of St Francis...

Rejoicing Over Five New Priests

Friar Robin's ordination day at the Church of St Mary of the Angels, Singapore In ceremonies punctuated by glorious music and triumphant applause, Friars Cosmas Francis, Crispus Mosinoh, Gerald Terence, Robin Toha and Sixtus Pitah were ordained as priests before a...

Widow’s only son ordained a priest – Catholic News Singapore

Cardinal-elect (at centre) with Friar Robin Toha, OFM (right), Custos Friar Derrick Yap, OFM (left), Minister Provincial of the OFM of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia, Friar Philip Miscamble, OFM (at extreme right) and the Toha family. Photo: Luminaire...