Song for Vincent is the official newsletter of
St. Vincent de Paul Church, Singapore.
Song for Vincent is written by a talented team of individuals who take time out of their busy lives to read, reasearch and write these articles, all with the aim of bringing God’s Word closer to us.
With the way the world is changing, our challenge today is to renew our understanding of Lent and to examine how we integrate our usual practices into this renewed perspective. Our February issue dives into the season of Lent providing some useful resources for your reflections and prayers.VIEW ISSUE
Browse our past issues below.
Our first issue for the year of 2023 calls for a new look and feel. Packed full of content like Christmas recaps and also a tribute to Pope Benedict XVI.VIEW ISSUE
With carol-singing resumed, lights, decorations and a magical feeling in the air, we welcome a season full of new life and renewed hope.VIEW ISSUE
This issue talks about reaching out to the elderly who are homebound. We also share the Pope’s message for the 6th World Day of the Poor.VIEW ISSUE
We had truly spiritual and meaningful Feast Day celebrations. Enjoy our Feast Day issue packed full of content on our experiences of the Feast Day.VIEW ISSUE
The team has been excited to put together a special edition for the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul. We also cover the Youth Rally held on 20th August.VIEW ISSUE
Issue no. 38 has a special focus on family. We look at unique angles such as parenting large families as well as celebrating Grandparents.VIEW ISSUE
Our issue 37 offers a welcome tribute to Assistant Parish Priest, Fr. Andrew Wong.VIEW ISSUE
This issue features a special tribute to Fr. JJ on the occasion of his farewell.VIEW ISSUE
In this edition, we cover the welcoming of newly baptised Catholics into our parish.VIEW ISSUE
Take a close look at the three traditional practices for Lent – prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.VIEW ISSUE
Discover about Friends-In-Need (FINS), Safe Management Volunteers (SMV) and Project Elisha.VIEW ISSUE
What is the Word of God Sunday 2022 Message,
first established by
Pope Francis in 2019?
The Church invites us to WAIT FOR JESUS, not just for his birth but for
his second coming.
Being a caregiver often takes a toll on an individual. They can suffer from depression and burnout.VIEW ISSUE
How do we connect our faith with everyday life? How does it help us to build a better world?VIEW ISSUE
Technology has its benefits and can play an important part in faith formation.VIEW ISSUE
Father JJ Fenelon shares his experience with the Roman Catholic Prison Ministry.VIEW ISSUE
The powerful impact grandparents can have in our lives.VIEW ISSUE
He aspired to follow in the footsteps of the great Saint Paul.VIEW ISSUE
The Lord revealed to me in my time of prayer that my feelings matter to Him.VIEW ISSUE
A journey of a thousand miles begins
with a single step.
ISSUE # 22
We are the Easter people and Hallelujah is our song.VIEW ISSUE
The working of the Holy Spirit can be immeasurable.VIEW ISSUE
Sadly, for most of us, Catholicism is just a religion.VIEW ISSUE
THE WORD OF GOD
Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.
Breaking down Christmas traditions, hymns, festivities and more.VIEW ISSUE
Papal blessing to mark the 50th Anniversary of our church building.VIEW ISSUE
Caring for the needy is
something very close to
We celebrate the 50th
anniversary of our church building.
Learn about the truly unique history and beginnings of our parish.VIEW ISSUE
When a man and a
woman marry, God is ‘mirrored’ in them.
Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them.VIEW ISSUE
Yet during crisis, it is also the time when
perseverance is tested.
What is a Lay Apostolate and why do
we celebrate it?
Keeping the tradition of reciting the Rosary alive.VIEW ISSUE
Eight blissful days in one of the most beautiful places on the planet.VIEW ISSUE
How do you feed the hungry during this time of forced isolation?VIEW ISSUE
Our parishioners weigh in on being Mass attendees and volunteers.VIEW ISSUE
How we bring the Gospel to our children amidst challenging times.VIEW ISSUE
We are all called to a better understanding of the Word of God.VIEW ISSUE
The struggles of the youth to maintain community life.VIEW ISSUE
How one family used the circuit-breaker to stay rooted in prayer.VIEW ISSUE
We have an obligation to use these talents given to us by God.VIEW ISSUE
Inaugural Issue of Song for Vincent
My dear parishioners, it is my pleasure to introduce this inaugural issue of our parish newsletter, “Song for Vincent.” During this unprecedented period in our lives, when all of us have to cope with changes and deal with anxieties while physically apart from each other, we hope that this weekly electronic newsletter can help in a small way to re-connect you with the parish community and provide you with some spiritual sustenance.VIEW ISSUE