"Sanctity is made up of heroic acts. Therefore, in our work we are asked for the heroism of finishing properly the tasks committed to us, day after day, even though they are the same tasks.” Saint Josemaría
"Sanctity is made up of heroic acts. Therefore, in our work we are asked for the heroism of finishing properly the tasks committed to us, day after day, even though they are the same tasks.”
A family pilgrimage to Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Singapore.
Andrea is a mother of four who lives in Kuala Lumpur. She started helping a friend to raise funds for an NGO involved in palliative care and has not turned back since...
As we face a global health crisis, we may find ourselves feeling helpless or at a loss about the best ways to respond or react. What difference can one person really make to improve such a complex situation? The example of Joanna from Singapore shows that knowledge of one’s personal circumstances, a network of good friends, and a bit of initiative can go a long way.
Norms for safe environment
This year, the Anniversary Mass of St Josemaria was held in Singapore on June 26 at the Church of the Holy Cross. Fr Avelino Marin, Regional Vicar of Opus Dei in Southeast Asia, was the main celebrant. He was joined by the four other priests of Opus Dei who carry out their pastoral work in Singapore. Some 700 to 800 people attended the solemn Mass.
Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam was among the few places where the anniversary Mass of St Josemaria on June 26 could be held in public during the pandemic.
A simple favour received when buying food during lockdown
Vivian Wong was baptised by Pope Francis during the Easter Vigil, 2017. “I am so grateful to become a child of God and finally be able to receive our Lord in Holy Communion; I have waited so long for this moment!”
Eugene and Ann Keng share insights on raising their family of six children in Singapore. Caring for their youngest child Jerome, who has Down's Syndrome, is especially challenging.
Pope Francis visited Thailand in November 2019 on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the Apostolic Vicariate of Siam (old name of Thailand).
Bishop Javier Echevarría last week made a brief pastoral trip to Singapore, Taiwan and Korea. Opus Dei’s apostolic work began there in a stable way in 1982, 1985 and 2009, respectively.