25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

22/23 SEPT 2018 • VOL. 38

RCIA Rite of Acceptance

Last Saturday was a special day for our Inquirers and Candidates as they experienced their first liturgical rite during mass. Journeying with us on our tenth RCIA journey since early July, they have been introduced to God and to the Church. Following God’s light, the Rite of Acceptance marks their first acceptance of the gospel. Moving forward our Inquirers who are now called catechumens will continue to be taught from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

After the rite, having experienced the signing of the senses, some of our catechumens shared with Christopher our sponsor during our breaking of the word session that the experience was very meaningful and spirit filled.

Suresh our new catechumen shared that it was “an uplifting spiritual experience where my commitment to the faith grew stronger and I feel I just took another step closer to God.”

Visit www.divinemercy.sg/rcia_gallery for photos of the RoA

Nourish Your Soul & Reduce Hate for Others

“Instead of hating the people you think are warmakers, hate the appetites and disorder in your own soul, which are the causes of war. If you love peace, then hate injustice, hate tyranny, hate greed – but hate these things in yourself, not in another.”

Thomas Merton

Infant Baptism


to the parents and godparents whose infants received the Sacrament of Baptism this month.

Our Story

“Upon this rock, I shall build my Church”

A journey back in time to see how far we’ve come from our humble beginning.


Lord, I am not worthy to receive you. Please keep speaking your words to me so that I may be healed.”

22/23 September 2018 • 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Parish Buzz

Level 3 – Day of Recollection in Preparation for First Holy Communion

The Day of Recollection (DoR) was a time of reflection and preparation for our Level 3 children preparing to receive their First Holy Communion. Sessions and activities on Forgiveness, Faith, Love, Hope, Prayer, Praise and Grace were conducted by members of the various ministries in our parish and our parish catechists. The recollection concluded with the parents joining their children for Eucharistic Adoration.

Let us pray for our Level 3 children as they prepare to receive Jesus for the first time on 6 & 7 October at the Sunset, 9.00am, 11.30am and 5.30pm masses.

L9 Ministry Attachment • Children’s Liturgy A Confirmation Journey

Why did you choose this ministry?

I have always been curious about children’s liturgy, especially since the children always look so excited to attend and thus when I had to choose my ministry attachment, I knew this was where I wanted to be.

How has it been so far?

Being part of a supportive community of volunteers has been both eye-opening and inspiring. One of the highlights every week is learning how to engage the little ones, knowing that we strengthened their faith journey.

What have you learnt?

I believe that there are many ways to serve God and this attachment has been an enlightening experience. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve alongside my wonderful mentors.

Children of Praise Ministry Roadshow

The Children of Praise will be holding their recruitment drive this weekend (22 & 23 September).

Through our Praise and Worship session we help bring you into the presence of God and let you have that special time and encounter with HIM. Our sessions include talks, workshops, intercessions, healing and thanksgiving masses. Everyone is welcomed to join us every Thursday, 8pm at the Parish Hall, for your special time with Jesus and encounter HIS presence and love for you.

Do pop by their booth at the foyer to learn more about the Ministry!


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