15 October 2022
Throughout history, men and women in the Catholic Church have devoted their lives to educating the young. Over time, the role of lay Catholic teachers has grown. On this day in 1982, the Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education produced a document entitled “Lay Catholics in Schools: Witnesses to Faith”, observing that “every person who contributes to integral human formation is an educator; but teachers have made integral human formation their very profession”.
12 October 2022
Catholic Family Life (CFL) is conduction a survey, entitled “Building Strong Families in Singapore”, which aims to help social service providers better understand families’ journeys, the realities of families at different life stages, and the current resources available to support families.
3 October 2022
The Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican is known for producing several documents on various aspects of the Church and Christian life. In total, there are sixteen documents, among which is the Declaration on Christian Education, Gravissimum educationis, promulgated in October 1965. In a study and discussion guide on the declaration, Aquinas College in Nashville, […]
2 October 2022
Ms Tay Hui Cheng of St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School (SACSS) was one of eight recipients and Mr Kok Boon Siang of St Anthony’s Primary School (SAPS) was one of nine finalists for this year’s President’s Award for Teachers (PAT).
2 September 2022
Various teachers and alumni from Catholic schools throughout Singapore have been recognised with national awards, including Ms Tan Shu Tian of St Anthony’s Primary School, who was one of six teachers who received the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) 2022.
26 August 2022
The Montessori method has become synonymous with excellence in early childhood education. Even secular institutions have implemented the pedagogy of the Italian paediatrician Maria Montessori, who understood that children have an innate drive to learn and develop their interests and talents.
14 July 2022
St Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American saint. Following a petition by 906 Native Americans and two certified miracles, she was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1980 and canonised by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.
22 June 2022
Although he abided by his conscience and sacrificed an earthly fatherhood, Saint Thomas More’s courageous witness to God’s truth makes him a steadfast spiritual father for time immemorial.
26 May 2022
A friend of St Ignatius of Loyola, and the founder of the Congregation of the Oratory, known as the Oratorians, St Philip is called the third Apostle of Rome after Sts Peter and Paul.