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...

Two Friars Making their Solemn Profession

Friar Cosmas Francis and Friar Gerald Terence will make their Solemn Profession of Religious Vows at the Church of St Mary of the Angels on April 16. They share what making their Solemn Profession of Vows, after years of discernment and formation, means to them, and...

World Day of Consecrated Life

The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2 is also World Day for Consecrated Life, when those in consecrated life are invited to reflect on how they can be the light of Jesus Christ to all peoples. We, the Franciscan Friars of the Custody of St Anthony...

Welcoming Three New Novices

Before friars from the two communities in Singapore, Brothers Julian Chua, Sylvester Singh and Timothy Fong were received into the novitiate, and given their habit of probation. Custos Friar Derrick Yap presided at the ceremony and celebration held at Greccio Friary...

30 Years and Counting

The Custody of St Anthony (Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei) turns 30 this year. A lot has changed in those three decades. When the Custody was formed in 1991, there was just one parish community and one formation house in Singapore. Most its friars were in initial formation...

Friar Marvin Making His First Profession

On July 11, 2020, Friar Marvin Voo made his first profession into the Order of Friars Minor of the Custody of St Anthony Malaysia- Singapore-Brunei. Receives the Friar Minor's habit and cord with the three knots symbolises the three vows he temporarily professed which...

Tuhan Beri Petunjuk?

Saksikan renungan salah seorang friar yang terlibat dalam Promosi Panggilan. Friar David Au, OFM menggambarkan perjalanan beliau sebagai seorang Fransiskan.

Does God Send Signs?

Have you ever asked yourself what God is calling you to do? Check out this reflection by one of our friars involved in Vocation Promotion. Friar David Au, OFM describes his satisfaction in being part of Franciscan life. Enjoy!

Four Friars For Solemn Profession

The Solemn Profession of Four Franciscan Friars. Over a thousand people from Singapore and beyond, attended the solemn profession of Friars Robin Toha, Crispus Mosinoh, Sixtus Pitah and Gerald Tan, at the Church of St Mary of the Angels, Bukit Batok, on the 8th...

Three Men Welcomed Into Postulancy

On 8th February 2020, we were blessed to have Julian Chua (from Church of St Mary of the Angels, Singapore), Sylvester Singh (from Church of Christ The King, Singapore), and Timothy Fong (from Sacred Heart Cathedral KK, Sabah) begin their Franciscan life in our...