The Catholic Church celebrates 200 years of faith this year. Join us as we give thanks for the gift of Jesus in our fair city!

“I first attended SOG in 2020. Leaving the safe space of an IJ school where we’d have daily prayers, in JC I really had to rely more on my own initiative to stay close to God and keep my eyes on Him. If you’re hesitant towards joining SOG this year then just try to give God a chance to work wonders through you.” – Samantha Lai

Seeds of Growth runs on Saturdays 10, 17, 24 April from 11am-2pm (lunch included). Our first session is happening this Saturday! 🤩

*This event is organised in compliance with MCCY guidelines*

 

School can be stressful and overwhelming, why should you come for SOG? Watch on to find out why ☺️

Do share this with someone whom you know is in JC/IB and come and see what God has in store for you. Wait no longer and sign up here today! ✨

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Voiceover by Joanna Ong

SOW 2021: A Minute to Witness It

 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.” – Ezekiel 36:26

Brothers and sisters, today the Lord reminds us that we matter to Him. His love for us is not a mere platitude, but specific to each one of us and our needs in this moment. YOU are important, your pain is important, and He sees you! Know that just as the Lord is writing His story on the lives of these young people in the video, He is also doing the same for you.

“I want to claim the truth that God shares my burdens, and as my Father, He wants to take care of me and my problems; big or small. By His grace and mercy, my once burdened and weary heart is now made new again, and in this newness, I am learning to love and claim my identity as His beloved child today and everyday.” – Jacqueline Lim

#AMinuteToWitnessit

FAITH RESOURCES

Constant Conversion: An Everyday Guide

Metanoia (Greek: /ˌmɛtəˈnɔɪə/) — change in one’s way of life resulting from penitence or spiritual conversion

Sarah Teo shares with us here that we are constantly called to conversion in our daily lives. Just like how Jesus calls Peter on a normal day where he was mending his net to follow him (Luke 5:1-11) or Paul who was travelling to Damascus where he encountered Jesus on his way there (Acts 9:1-19).

Oftentimes we tend to seek God in the big things, forgetting that he is just as present to us when we go for a retreat and in our daily lives as well. As we celebrate Easter octave this week, let us remember that Jesus constantly calls us out of our tombs, that we are to answer that call to conversion everyday.  How are you answering that call today?

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FAITH RESOURCES

Witnesses in Workplaces

The A Life That Breathes Mission

“Spirit filled evangelisation is not the same as a set of tasks dutifully carried out despite one’s own personal inclination and wishes… (it) is one guided by the Holy Spirit, for he is the soul of the Church called to proclaim the Gospel” -Pope Francis, Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium

Genevieve Especkerman from one of the OYP working adults communities, The Lord’s Vineyard, reminds us of how the Lord’s mission is integral to our lives. 

Discover how alive the Holy Spirit is even in our work lives, let this truth  speak to your hearts. 

A Guide to The Mass

“When we begin to see that heaven awaits us in the Mass, we begin already to bring our home to heaven. And we begin already to bring heaven home with us.” – Scott Hahn, The Lamb’s Supper; The Mass as Heaven on Earth

Have you ever wondered what the Celebration of the Eucharist is all about? Have you desired to attend but have not been able to follow because you didn’t what was happening?

Then this guide is for you! Prepared by students for students, this guide takes you through the various parts of the mass and what they all mean. Discover the rich meaning of mass and how it leads to experience Jesus more fully!

If you are a young person who desires to share about the Mass with you Non-Catholic friends, look no further! Download a copy to keep handy and share with anyone who may have questions or just be interested in entering deeper into the richness of the Mass! 

Click on the button below to get started! 

Seasons of Growth Series

Seasons of Growth Series: Sin and Reconciliation

  “I don’t know.” Under a dim kitchen light, John stood before his mother, with his eyes fixated on the tips of his feet. Puzzled, his mother, Mary, continued to probe him about the empty cookie jar. The cookies were supposed to be her contribution to the parish potluck tomorrow. “I don’t know. I don’t

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Constant Conversion: An Everyday Guide

by Sarah Rachel Teo I attended the Awaken conversion retreat in 2013 because the new Catholic friends I had met in polytechnic were also going for it and I wanted to be with them. This spurred my desire to serve in my parish youth community, polytechnic community, and in catechetical ministry as a facilitator.  But

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Living a Life of Discipleship

by Sandra Elizabeth Yim (second from left) We’re all probably familiar with the story of the five loaves and two fishes (John 6): how Jesus took the bread and fish offered by a little boy, gave thanks to God and distributed it to thousands of people with 12 baskets of leftovers to spare. Everyone knows

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Seasons of Growth Series: Finding True Riches in Poverty

by Revelation 22 In the Rosary, “poverty of spirit” is described as the spiritual fruit from reflecting on the Third Joyful Mystery, the Nativity of our Lord. What is poverty of spirit? We may imagine that it refers to sacrifice or carrying of our crosses, resulting in us feeling down in spirits. Yet, in the Gospel of

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Seasons of Growth Series: Putting the Discipline in Discipleship

by Jonathan Justin Chng Whenever you watch your favourite athlete, let’s say Messi or Ronaldo, what do you notice? Are you impressed by their skills in soccer? Are you in awe of how they are able to curve that ball into the goal post? No doubt, these athletes have the skill and talent to pull off

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Seasons of Growth Series: Rooting Our Growth in Jesus

by Geraldine Soh Growth – this word somehow triggers a fight or flight reaction in us. For some, it triggers an instinct to face it head on. In fact, such individuals may actively seek out avenues of growth given their strong aversion to stagnancy. For others, especially those who are extremely comfortable where they are,

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