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Celebrating the Elderly on the Feast of St Ann and St Joachim

Celebrating the Elderly on the Feast of St Ann and St Joachim

One of the significant celebrations in our Custody is the Feast of St Ann and St Joachim which falls on 26 July. This is because the friars have been serving in the parish of St Ann in Kuching, Sarawak since 2001. Under her patronage, the parish has grown from a small...

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Sister Moon (Cake) 2021

Sister Moon (Cake) 2021

Share in Our Mid-Autumn Celebration and Support Our Mission!   In collaboration with Gin Thye and Guan Chong Bee Enterprise, our Franciscan Store is offering you an exquisite selection of Pax et Bonum traditional mooncakes and premium...

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Lessons from Serving in a Home for the Aged

Lessons from Serving in a Home for the Aged

Student friars Marvin Voo and Nelson Evarinus spent the month of June on a mission exposure and pastoral attachment at St Joseph’s Home, a home for the aged under the care of the Canossian Sisters. They share some of what struck them from the experience.  Friar...

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New OFM Definitor General for Asia-Oceania Conference

New OFM Definitor General for Asia-Oceania Conference

Friar John Wong's New Appointment Our brother, John Wong, OFM has been elected as the new General Definitor for Asia-Ocenia Region. The election of members of the General Definitory for the 2021-2027 term took place on the 13th day of the OFM General Chapter (Thursday...

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Father’s Day Tribute 2021 – The Friars’ Jam

Father’s Day Tribute 2021 – The Friars’ Jam

From the Franciscan Friars to all fathers, grandfathers, godfathers, and father figures on Father’s Day. "Thank you for shaping my life. Thank you for teaching me all you can. You are no ordinary man, no no. You make me everything I am." "Thank you for taking the...

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St Anthony Feast Day Live Stream Mass 2021

St Anthony Feast Day Live Stream Mass 2021

In conjunction with the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of our Custody, the friars will be celebrating St Anthony Feast Day Mass. Join us in celebrating St Anthony Feast day, our Custody's patron, via live streaming mass broadcasting from Greccio Friary....

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Being Catholic In A Singapore That Is At Crossroads

Being Catholic In A Singapore That Is At Crossroads

IGNITE TALKS! #2 – Being Catholic In A Singapore That Is At Crossroads Friar John-Paul Tan,OFM discusses about ‘Being Catholic In A Singapore That Is At Crossroads’. This special series of seven thought-provoking talks will lead us to explore and examine what it means...

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Sharing the Dream

Sharing the Dream

Time passes ... Thirty years ago, on 16 May, the Custody of St Anthony (Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei) was canonically erected, dependent upon the Province of the Holy Spirit (Australia). We had two Singaporean Solemnly Professed friars (Friars Michael Goh and...

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