KICKSTART: My Strength Comes from the Lord

When I entered Uni, I felt like I was jumping back and forth between two worlds of friends-one from Catholic Students Apostolate(CSA) and the other, from my school. Though my friends in school were not those who would constantly break into vulgarities, they were very absent from school and our conversations were always centred on […]

KICKSTART: My Father Calls Me to Greatness

Every Thursday is #testimonythursday for Kickstart 2018. Stay tuned for more! College life is a time of great transformation, filled with trials but also with graces. The Lord offers to walk with us, to calm the storm for us and to straighten the way to fulfilment of our lives. It is difficult to comprehend how […]

My School of Witness (SOW) Reflection

Written by James Chen   The School of Witness 2018 (SOW) gave me the opportunity to have the luxury of time to really just be silent and to deepen my relationship with the Lord, away from the distractions and pressures of everyday life in the world. This school has really been an eye opener for […]

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 […]

Living Ark Retreat Testimony

Written by Arielle Chua I went into the Living Ark community retreat thinking that it would be a relaxing time with community, but as God revealed to me and many others, He had better plans for us this time. He made use of our five loaves and two fishes, and moved my heart once again […]

My Experience at OYP

Written by Joshua Low The past five months have truly been a grace filled experience. Working in the Office for Young People(OYP) has been one of the most eventful periods of my life. This community of Christ centred individuals has helped me to realise the immense need for God among young people. In my time […]

Thanksgiving and Testimony: Lazarus Come Out! – Treasure #8

By Jane Quek Treasure, a young adults’ encounter retreat organised by the Office for Young People (OYP), saw a record-breaking 130 participants in its eighth run, from 31 August to 3 September 2017. Led by Father Jude David, the chaplain of OYP, Treasure 8 saw young working adults from past Treasures and OYP’s young adult […]

Thanksgiving and Testimony: My Call to Serve

by Lisha Ann Rodney Before I entered Singapore Institute of Management Catholic Society (SIM CS), I was just a Sunday Catholic and my faith was very stagnant. I knew God, but I did not know who He was to me. Coming into SIM, I came across SIM’s FOC (Freshmen Orientation Camp) on my parish bulletin, […]

Thanksgiving and Testimony: The University Communities of OYP Part 2

In this series of testimonies, the incoming leaders from Singapore Institute of Management (SIM),  Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Yale-NUS share their faith journey and their decision to lead. Part 1 of this series can be found here: http://oyp.org.sg/thanksgiving-testimony-university-communities-oyp-part-1/ SIM Catholic Society (SIM CS) Jonathan Chng I am Jonathan Chng, currently a […]

Thanksgiving and Testimony: The University Communities of OYP Part 1

  On the 23 August 2017, His Grace, Archbishop William Goh commissioned the new leaders of the various university communities at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd. The leaders of these communities share their struggles and the factors that led to their decision to step up in their communities. May their testimonies inspire you to […]