Soul Food

Apart from our shared love for Jesus, we at OYP also share a great love for food so that tells you a little bit about our choice of words here!

But as it says in scripture,"Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God." - Luke 4:4

It is our hope that the stories and reflections you find here will serve to encourage and bless you on your faith journey. We hope it serves as a reminder that none of us are really alone!


 

Articles

Click HERE for articles and reflections on faith and spiritual growth. And if you feel so moved, drop
us an email at: info.oyp@catholic.org.sg

Testimony & Thanksgiving

        “And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony”
                                                                       – Revelations 12:11

Click HERE for all the encouraging testimonies of what God has been doing in our lives. And if you feel
so moved, drop email us at: info.oyp@catholic.org.sg

Past Events

Welcome! Click HERE for articles on our past events and if you like what you see, head on over to our Upcoming Events page to check out what’s currently going on! Who knows, maybe we’ll see you soon!


 

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 […]

7 Ways To Revamp Your Prayer Life

by Amanda Er Often we may find ourselves struggling with prayer, not knowing what to say, what to do or constantly finding it impossible to be still. If that is your struggle, you’ll be relieved to know that prayer is not as restrictive as you may have grown up with. There are many creative ways […]

Being a Christian at Home – 6 Tips and Accompanying Short Comics!

By Joanna Oey The following paragraphs and short comics stem from my personal experiences and daily struggles in wanting to love my family better. I have always struggled with my pride and temper at home, and it was only a few months ago that my mum briefly mentioned to my boyfriend, “she’s (me) changed a […]

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 […]

Thanksgiving and Testimony: The Young Adult Communities of OYP Part 1

“Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith” Heb 13:7 The leaders of the young adult communities at OYP share their experience in community and what prompted them to desire Christ more. May their testimonies shed light on what it is like to […]

Thanksgiving and Testimony: In the Community of Christ

By Genevieve Especkerman I was a cradle Catholic and a Sunday Catholic growing up. By the time I was 13, I had stopped going to church, so I never went through confirmation classes and or had any experiences with community. Just before university started in 2014, I attended the Awaken retreat. It was my first […]

Evangelisation? Do we Catholics even do that?”

by Brandon Krygsman We often fall into the habit of thinking there’s no need to evangelise. Sometimes, we even think that evangelisation is not the ‘Catholic way’ of spreading the Gospel. “We don’t have to talk about our faith, we can just evangelise subtly through our everyday actions by being a good person!” However, this […]