Category: Faith Formation

Faith Formation

Faith and Works

By Caitlyn Teo   Can Catholics work their way to heaven? A common misconception of the Catholic faith is that Catholics believe that good works

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Fortitude

By Natasha Lye What is fortitude? Strong as we think we are on our own, we all have our triggers and limits. When life throws

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Joy

By Angelica Goh What is Christian joy? In common usage, “joy” and “happiness” can be seen as synonyms. Often we use it interchangeably to mean

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Church Origins

By Elliot Ng and Ryan Ng What is the point of the Church? Why do these Christians keep trying to talk to me? The main

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Suffering and Hope

By Aldrin Relador Why does God allow suffering in my life? The paradox of Christianity is that it is possible to suffer and be loved

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Redemptive Suffering

By Mitchell Han Can my suffering actually benefit others? During parish visits, St. John Paul II would always make it a priority to visit the

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Miracles

By Nicholas Loo   What is a miracle? The word ‘miracle’ finds its origin in the Latin word miraculum, from mirari, which means “to wonder”. The greek

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Daily Discernment

By Natasha Wong How do we normally make decisions? Life is lived through our decisions; while sometimes they are made in response to a situation

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The Environment & Stewardship

By Regina Vanda Do Catholics have a duty towards caring for the environment? Yes! In Genesis 1:28, God commands us to “Be fruitful and multiply and

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Abortion and Contraception

By Brandon Tan Life as a Precious Gift from God In layman’s terms, abortion is defined as the expulsion of a fetus from the uterus

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Saint John Paul II

By Justin Lam Totus Tuus! That was the motto of St John Paul II in his coat of arms. It means “I am all yours

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Saint Dymphna

By Joanna Ong Dymphna was born in Ireland sometime in the seventh century to a pagen father and devout Christian mother. At the age of

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Charity and Mercy

By Gina Koh What is Charity?  “He asked Jesus, ‘Who is my neighbour?’ – ‘The one who had mercy on him.’” (Luke 10:29,37) What kind

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Saint Anthony of Padua

By Patricia Choo Saint Anthony, best known as the saint for lost things, was born Fernando Martins de Bulhões in Lisbon, Portugal. He grew up

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Love

By Francine Ho What is “love”? “What is love?” As humans who are created to love and to be loved, this question is something that

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The 5 ‘W’s of Prayer

By Joshua Elias & Caitlyn Ang WHAT is prayer? Prayer is how we communicate with God. St John of Damascene, a canonised saint of the

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Love and Relationships

By Brandon Tan What does the Catholic Church teach about love and relationships? In this contemporary age, many of us are unsure of how to

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The 4 Types of Prayer

By Joshua Elias and Caitlyn Ang Prayer of Petition A prayer of petition is when we ask God for a desire that we have. It

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Purgatory

By Victoria Soh Purgatory is an intermediary and temporary state of “purification” needed to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven, it

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The End of Time

By Joseph Fernandez “The End of Time” conjures, for many, images of fire and brimstone, death and destruction. But, in fact, the Church has a

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