๐’๐…๐— ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐„๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐‘๐ž๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ @ ๐‚๐š๐ญ๐ก๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ ๐’๐ฉ๐ข๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐‚๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ!

Have you wondered what it means to have a personal encounter with the Lord? Do you desire healing in a certain area of your life? Do you want more? SFX will be having a stay-in conversion experience retreat (CER) from ๐Ÿ” – ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ ๐๐จ๐ฏ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ—, conducted by Archbishop William Goh at the Catholic Spirituality Center! Successful registration for CER will be determined by balloting.

Kindly note that SFX-CER is exclusively for at least one of the following:
1. Parishioners of SFX
2. Those who attend Mass regularly at SFX
3. Serving in a Ministry/ Community in SFX

Applicants must be 1st time retreatant; and 21 years and above. Keep a lookout for the application form which will be released at a later date.

Ballot Registration Day:
Date: Sat 31 Aug (Registration – 9am)
Time: 10am – 1pm (Registration close at 10am for balloting)
Venue: Catholic Spirituality Centre (St Peter Hall, Level 1)

A PRAYER CONCERT: KENNY NGO – THE LORD DESERVES…

Experience a night of prayer, praise, and worship with Kenneth Ngo as he performs unique renditions of familiar hymns as well as his own original songs. Titled “A Prayer Concert: Kenny Ngo – The Lord Deserves All Praiseโ€, Kenneth showcases his personal faith journey, and more importantly, he centres it around praising God as one Church, for God alone deserves all praise! While sharing his beautiful talent with us in an interactive way, Kenneth is also giving back to the parish as 100% of concert profits will go towards SFXโ€™s renovation fundraising. Come support him and get your tickets today!

Date: Sat 6 Jul

Time: 8pm – 9.45pm (Free seating – Doors open at 7.30pm)

Venue: SFX Main Church

Cost: $20

Ticketing: Contact Lloyd 9827 6893, Melissa 9363 6516, Michael 9182 5495

Click here to watch ‘Teaser Video for A Prayer Concert’ย 

More about Kenneth Ngo

Kenneth, or affectionally known as Kenny to his close friends, is a parishioner of the Church of St Francis Xavier (SFX). He has 30 years of experience as a church organist, and is in fact, celebrating his 30th musical anniversary on 6 July itself. He is a self-taught musician, and his amazing talent and passion for music shines through in his performances. Kenneth is no stranger in SFX, being actively involved in its choir ministry for over two decades. He has also journeyed with couples and played at many wedding services and church events. Acknowledging that God has inspired him to be the musician he is today, Kenneth desires to share his extraordinary gifts with all of us, and give thanks to the Lord in his very own way.

Kenneth has recently released a Christian music album, โ€œKenny Ngo – The Lord Deserves All Praiseโ€, featuring songs that he will be playing at the concert. CDs and download cards will be made available for sale at the prayer concert.

Parish Formation Programme 2019: Discipleship & the Sacrament of…

Parish Formation 2019: Discipleship & the Sacrament of the Eucharist
The Eucharist is the source and summit of our Christian Faith! In it, we find strength for a life of Discipleship. So come listen to module 2 on 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun (Tues), from 7.45pm โ€“ 10pm at SFX Main Church as Fr JJ Fenelon unravels the importance of the Sacraments and how community can deepen our appreciation for them. All are invited, so grab your family & friends and sign up now, at tinyurl.com/DMDRCP2019!

28 May: History & Theology of the Eucharist
4 June: Liturgical walk through the Mass
11 June: Liturgical Calendar & Year
18 June: Aspects of the Mass

Parish Formation Programme 2019: Spiritual Growth & Spiritual Direction

Desiring to strengthen your faith and deepen your relationship with God? Come and listen to Sr Linda Lizada, Cenacle Sister, onย Wed 29 April 2019ย fromย 8pm โ€“ 10pmย at the main church as she shares the importance of spiritual growth and provides some guidance on how to improve your interior life as disciples of Christ. All are welcome!

Parish Formation Programme 2019: DiscipleshipPrayer Retreat

Come spend a morning together on Wed 1 May 2019 fromย 8.30am – 12.30pmย at the main church to learn more about Ignatian Contemplation. Experience this form of imaginative prayer and receive practical tips on how to practise this, to enrich your prayer life for spiritual growth. Led by Lance Ng, Spiritual Director, Kingsmead Centre. All are welcome!Sign up now at tinyurl.com/DMDPrayerRetreat

Parish Formation Programme 2019: Rebuild My Church, Restore My…

Our priests are excited to introduce a new 7-month long parish formation programme that aims to build up our people and rejuvenate our faith! Aligned with our tagline โ€œDisciples making Disciplesโ€, the programme seeks to form and grow disciples after the heart of Jesus and to ready us for mission, with practical tools to disciple others! All parishioners are invited to attend this formation programme. Grab your family and friends and sign up now, at https://tinyurl.com/SFXModule4ย 

Module 1: Discipleship & PRAYER
25 May: Discipline of Prayer and Lectio Divina

1 April: Methods of Prayer (Awareness Examen & Journaling)
8 April: Praying with Scripture (Ignatian Contemplation & Discernment)
29 April: Spiritual Growth & Spiritual Direction
6 May: Integrating God And Vocation – Family, Lay, Workplace

Module 2: Discipleship & The Sacrament of the Eucharist
28 May: History & Theology of the Eucharist

4 June: Liturgical walk through the Mass
11 June: Liturgical Calendar & Year
18 June: Aspects of the Mass

Module 3: Evangelisation
24 June – Evangelisation Cycle
1 July – Witness of Life & Testimony
8 July – Kerygma
22 July – Thresholds of Conversion

Module 4: Everyone is a Leader
29 July – Called to Lead
5 Aug – Empowering Leadership
26 Aug – Visionary Leadership

Module 5: Parish Renewal
2 Sep – Authentic Listening
9 Sep – Community – Christโ€™s Way of Discipleship
16 Sep – Ministry & Growth
23 Sep – Ministry & Mission
30 Sep – Whatโ€™s Next For The Parish?
7 Oct – Whatโ€™s Next For Me?

SFX Family Walkathon

The signup for the Walkathon is now open! This walkathon will be held on a public holiday, Mon 20 May 2019. There are 6 routes available between 4.5km to 5.5km. There are 2 routes of each:

a) flat routes – PCN routes @ Bishan Park and Punggol Park

b) intermediate routes – slight undulating @ Lower Pierce to Upper Pierce and MacRitchie

c) challenging routes – uphill slope @ Bukit Batok and Bukit Timah

Come join us and sign up as a family or with your friends! Come together and meet others from our parish to build and strengthen relationships with our parish community. Registration is available at the front porch after each mass. For more details, look out for the walkathon routes info sheets on notice boards at the front foyer of the Church.

A DELIGHTFUL LITTLE CHRISTMAS PARTY

Christmas is a time of joy, rejoicing and celebration for God has given us Jesus, the most precious gift of all. So come celebrate Christmas as a family of Christ at our deLIGHTful little CHRISTmas party. Held on Fri 28 Dec, 7.30pm – 9.30pm. It will be an evening of food, bingo, carolling, performances and fellowship!

GIFT: CHRISTMAS CONCERT

The SFX Youth Choir is putting up a Christmas concert on Sat 22 Dec, 8 pm at SFX! Titled โ€œGiftโ€, our Youth Choir will showcase and harmonise their beautiful voices to the tunes of our all-time favourite hymns and carols. Come and support them and get your tickets today! Bring your family and friends too, for an evening of music and fellowship! Tickets are priced at $20 each. For ticketing enquiries, please contact Thud Chee at 9632 3489 or Melissa at 9363 6516. All proceeds will go to the SFX Renovation Fund.

TRIDUUM & FEAST DAY 2018: THANKSGIVING

This year, we warmly invite all to join in the Triduum and Feast Day celebrations, anchored by the theme “THANKSGIVING”. It will be a series of topics on “Recall, Reflect, Recharge” that will be shared at each Triduum Mass by our guest celebrant from Philippines, Fr Romeo Villavicencio.

Feast Day Mass on Sunday will commence at 5pm and will be celebrated by His Grace and conclude with a special blessing for our parish leaders. On Sunday, meals will be catered for the morning Masses as well.