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!



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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!

Testimony & Thanksgiving

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

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Behind the Scenes at CYD: Logistics

Melvin Lew, 46 Logistics 1. What area are you serving in? Logistics which means anything from outdoor infrastructure to cleaning service , it’s most likely done by this team. 2. What has the experience been like? It has been exciting, nerve-wrecking and joyful. 3. What are your hopes for CYD and the people attending? That […]

Behind the Scenes at CYD: Intercessory Prayer

Rachel Kenyon, 24 Intercessory Prayer 1. What area are you serving in? I am coordinating the intercession for CYD! 2. What has the experience been like? It has been encouraging and refreshing even. There’s something beautiful about people coming together to pray. It has been an absolute privilege to be able to pray for my […]

Behind the Scenes at CYD: Faith Sharing & Ticketing

Joseph Fernandez, 23 Faith Sharing, Ticketing 1. Which area are you serving in? I am handling ticketing and the Faith Sharing exhibition. For the former, I help to pack and issue the tickets. For the latter, I mainly oversee the  development of content for the booth 2. What has the experience been like? It has […]

Catholic Youth Day 2019 (Part 1): The Heart of Service

By Johannes Tjendro As our faith grows, God calls us to go out into the world to proclaim his name and invite the rest of God’s children home. It may bring us discomfort, but as we have received freely, we are called to give freely (Matthew 10:8). 22-year-old choir member Sabrina Lee “jumped” at the […]

Catholic Youth Day 2019 (Part 1): Fullness of Life in Christ

By Johannes Tjendro What am I living for? I believe most of us will have asked this question at least once in our lifetime. Sometimes we hit a wall in our life and find it hard to move on. Other times, we scale the heights of worldly success, yet still feel a gnawing discontent in […]

Jesus, Name Above All Names

By Nicholas Loo I was recently reflecting on the ancient Christological hymn that St Paul quotes in his letter to the Philippians. In the letter, St Paul was extolling the church of Philippi towards the practice of unity through humility, and he points to the supreme humility of Jesus ‘who, being in the form of […]

Behind the Scenes at CYD: Creativity

Having experienced the love of God in a very real and tangible manner in my life, I desired to serve in CYD to spread this love that I have first received to others as well! Prepping for CYD has been a very exciting journey; the ability to evangelise and testify to God’s love through creative […]

Behind the Scenes at CYD: Administration & Ticketing

I’m involved in taking care of the CYD ticket sales, where orders are processed and packed for collection! My desire to serve stems from my desire to love the Lord and to offer His Church my help in any capacity that I am able. Whether it’s processing ticket orders or allocating service team members, it […]

Behind the Scenes at CYD: Publicity & Event Space

There’s been a lot of behind the scenes work; planning out decorations around the compound to make it look more festive and welcoming, and inviting people to come and experience what God has in store for them through social media. It has been fulfilling as I really enjoy using my creativity muscles. It has also […]

The Name of Jesus

By Gabriel Peters “What a beautiful Name it is What a beautiful Name it is The Name of Jesus Christ my King What a beautiful Name it is Nothing compares to this What a beautiful Name it is The Name of Jesus” – ‘What a Beautiful Name’ by Hillsong Worship What’s so beautiful about the […]