Building a relationship with God through Spiritual Journaling.

Written by Jonathan James    God speaks to us in many ways. A journal is one way we can build a relationship with God through the thoughts and inspirations that He planted in our hearts. Journaling is a powerful tool and a great way to track one’s spiritual growth. When you express your thoughts, desires and […]

Christian “Adulting”

Written by Christabel Fernandez As I complete my first year as a working adult, I have to force myself to sit and really reflect on life, where I am right now in my work as well as in my relationship with God. Growing up as the Youngest in the Family Progressing into the working world […]

Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary.

Written by Shawn Wee “Understand this well: there is something holy, something divine hidden in the most ordinary situations, and it is up to each one of you to discover it.” – St. Josemaría Escrivá It has been a while since the church liturgical calendar shifted from Christmastide to ordinary time and at the same […]

The Call and Cost of Christian Discipleship

Written by Kevin Mak From the great saints of old to the saints of tomorrow, the call to be a disciple remains unchanged. “And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself.” (John 12:32) The Catechism of the Catholic Church goes on to elaborate that it is “into […]

Worship and Work

Written by Mervin Prakash I would like to begin with this verse that inspired me during a personal retreat I had attended, earlier this year. “Abram put his faith in the Lord, who credited it to him as an act of righteousness” – Genesis 15:6 Like many young Singaporeans, I strived to achieve success in […]

Opening Wide The Doors To Christ – Discerning Our Vocation

by Kenneth Tham “We are short of priests, please pray for more vocations” is a common petition by the Church. This is a possible explanation why many young men are afraid of the word ‘vocation’. Vocation is derived from the Latin word vocare which means ‘to call’ and it is mostly used to imply a […]

Why go for the School of Witness?

by Melvyn Foo A question like ‘Why should I go for School of Witness(SOW)?’ does not admit of a simple answer. On one hand, there are too many reasons to go. On the other hand, all these reasons would have never convinced me before I went for SOW. Take, for example, the reason that I encountered God. […]

The Eucharist: Source and Summit

By Joveena Fernando Attending a Protestant secondary school made me curious about and question the Catholic faith that I grew up with. My family would visit Novena Church about once a month on Saturday mornings to attend Eucharistic Adoration. As a lover of tradition, it fascinated me to observe this and sing hymns that sounded […]

The Art of Asking—Boldly and Deeply

By Anonymous “Be unabashedly curious.” This was the mantra in a course I took last year that trained us to be mediators. Every position that a disputant takes has underlying interests. Every event has a history. Every facade has a face. When I shared with my community last year that I struggled with same-sex attraction […]

Finding my Kingdom Friendships

by Natasha Lowe “In friendship…we think we have chosen our peers. In reality a few years’ difference in the dates of our births, a few more miles between certain houses, the choice of one university instead of another…the accident of a topic being raised or not raised at a first meeting–any of these chances might […]