Empower Retreat 2018

It was a blessed 4 days and 3 nights as OYP held their fourth combined polytechnic retreat, Empower ’18. The theme for this retreat was taken from Luke 5: 1-11, the passage on the call of Simon. When Simon had encountered Jesus, he dropped his nets, left his boat and followed Christ. Jesus invites all of […]

Polytechnic Leaders Commissioning Mass 2017

On the 26th of April 2017, Catholic Polytechnic leaders from all five Polytechnics, (Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic, Nan Yang Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic and Republic Polytechnic) came together for the Annual Polytechnic Leaders Commissioning Mass at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd. The leaders are from various walks of life but all of them decided […]


by Mitchell Tan I recently attended the TREASURE Young Adults Encounter retreat, conducted by Office for Young People from 20th to 23rd April 2017where I took on the role of a small group facilitator. On the surface, it may seem like I sacrificed my weekends to help out, but in truth, I received so much […]

Thanksgiving & Testimony: Living for More

by Sheila Fong  It wasn’t like from the beginning when people asked “What do you wanna be when you grow up?” and I would reply, “A youth coordinator!!”. In those days, there weren’t such things as youth coordinators; at least, not to my knowledge. In fact, I was very clear about what I wanted to be […]

Leading with the Shepherd’s Heart- SOCL’15

The Shepherds and their flock. 🙂 While most students their age spent their summers abroad or interning, a group of young people spent their first week of June in the Office of Young People (OYP) at Lorong Low Koon discovering what God was saying to them. Christina Chua, a full time staff in OYP who […]

OYP Family: Day of Recollection

Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. It is not to bring men and women over to our side, but to offer freedom not disturbed by dividing […]

Come to Jesus As You Are and Let Rescue Begin

I’m Brendan from the School Of Witness 2015 and I wish to testify as to how the love of Jesus brought me out from my very own spiritual desert. I am 21 this year and a cradle Catholic. For the longest time, I thought that being born Catholic was a real burden because of the […]

SOW 2015: Final Week Updates

Our final week of the school culminated on 27th of February at Nox Gaudii where celebrated the commissioning of our 32 young men and women who had given up 2 months of their time to the Lord. Our beloved Archbishop William Goh came to bless us with an inspring preaching and to bless our 32 […]

SOW 2015: Week 4 Updates

We were first called to come, to come away and just be with Jesus. In the week that has just passed, this call became go as we entered the outreach phase of the school. It was a busy week as we worked together in smaller teams to prepare ourselves for the different outreaches. Our dear […]