SCRIPTURE REFLECTION FOR THE DAY BY REV FR ERBIN FERNANDEZ:
Jesus in the gospel today goes on to warn his disciples about the problem of the “closed mind” that refuses to learn new things. Jesus used an image familiar to his audience — new and old wineskins. New wine skins were elastic enough to take the pressure, but old wine skins easily burst because they were hard.
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HAPPENING AT CSC:
Friday Growth @ CSC
(7.30pm to 10pm) Praise & Worship, Talk, Mass
All Fridays except on 1st Friday, public holidays and retreat days
Jul 1: No Friday Growth due to Discipleship Friday
CER #53 Ballot Registration
(Wed Aug 17, 9am to Sun Aug 21, 6pm)
5-day stay-in retreat
Retreat Director : Archbishop William Goh
A 5-day stay-in programme designed to help individuals, especially Catholics, revive their faith through a deep personal encounter with God. Many who have attended this retreat have testified powerfully, to the touch of God and have gone on to lead radically changed lives.
- When: Saturday, July 9, 2016
- Time: 10am to 12pm (doors open at 9:30am and close at 10:00am for balloting)
- Where: St Peter Hall, Level 1, Catholic Spirituality Centre
Please help us to make the registration process a smooth one for you! Here is a checklist of what you should look out for:
- Applicant must be first-time retreatant; and 21 years and above.
- Complete the registration form fully and sign the Declaration & Undertaking (Section D). We regret that we are unable to accept incomplete and unsigned forms.
- Enlist the help of a proxy if you are unable to make it for the ballot (1 proxy per applicant). CSC members are unable to stand in as proxies in view of their assigned duties.
- Registration and payment for successful ballots will take place immediately after the ballot. Please be prepared to make a registration fee of $200 (cash or a cheque payable to “Catholic Spirituality Centre”) if you have balloted successfully.
- Registration forms available here and in the Admin Office.
Prayer Experience Retreat #18, Jul 29-31
This is a 3D/2N stay-in programme, designed to help individuals build up their prayer life and to deepen their prayer experience. It is especially recommended for CER retreatants, following their Conversion experience. This retreat will be conducted by Rev. Fr. Ignatius Yeo and will be held from Friday, July 29, 9am to Sunday, July 31, 6pm. Registration opens on Friday, June 17. Registration form is available here and in the Admin Office.
WP Tuesday sessions on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month will cease temporarily.
Collection and Purchase of CDs
A gentle reminder to retreatants from CER#44 to CER#49 who ordered CER CDs to collect these from the Media Kiosk or email us to arrange for collection of the CDs.
CER#50 Retreatants who ordered CER CDs can collect the CDs at the Media Kiosk before or after Friday Growth and 4th Saturday service. Please send an email to arrange for collection on weekdays (only from Monday to Thursday, from 10am to 3pm, except public holidays), if you are unable to make it on Friday Growth and 4th Saturday.
Kindly give us a week’s notice when you send your email as the Sales Team is not at CSC daily and we need to extract your CDs and get them ready for your collection from the Admin office.
Check CDs for sale for CD titles that may interest you. Visit the Media Kiosk, open during Friday Growth and 4th Saturday services to purchase your desired CDs. If you are not able to visit our Kiosk during opening hours, you may also email us to place your order and let us know your preferred time for collection (please give us 10 days’ notice). We will arrange for your collection from the CSC Admin office during office hours between 10am and 3pm,from Monday to Thursday, except public holidays.
Intercession Schedule for the Month of July
Tue to Thurs 10.30am – 12.00nn, 8.00pm – 9.30pm
Sat 8.00pm – 9.30pm
4th Sat 4.00pm – 5.15pm, before Mass and Healing Service (No 8pm intercession)
Note: No intercession on Wednesday, Jul 6 due to a public holiday.
The Healing Prayer Ministry provides prayer ministering to individuals for spiritual, emotional or inner healing on Wednesday from 8.15pm to 9.30pm (except for retreat days and public holidays). Praying over sessions are held on Wednesdays from 9.30pm to 10.00pm in Jesus Room (except for public holidays and retreat days).