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I Found My Place Of Belonging

Theresa Shares About Her Journey In Singapore And How She Came To Find Her Place Of Belonging.  I first came to Singapore in 1982 for my studies. I came alone, not knowing anyone from here. Coming from a big family, I was the eldest of ten. My family was close-knit and my parents always taught us to look out for one another. Thus, from a close-knit family, it was natural that I sought out a place of belonging in Singapore. Seeking Out Friends and A Place Of Belonging. To make more friends, I joined several singing and choral groups. These…

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Moved To Pray For Others
Ignatius, second from right; spending time with migrant workers at the Bread Basket Programme with parishioners from St Mary of the Angels.

Moved To Pray For Others

Ignatius Shares About The Power of Prayer. I’m always moved by the suffering of others.  I always try to put myself in the other persons shoes and try to understand their pain and sorrow.  I too have gone through some periods of pain in my life. During such periods, others have stopped, listened and loved.  Moved with Compassion. So why was I moved to feel for them?  While the reason for suffering is different, I think the feeling that the other feels is often the same.  That longing for peace, understanding and compassion.  The desire to be understood by the other person and to be loved. …

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It’s Not Just About Migrants: It is About Our Humanity

Day 3/10 - Hello. Will you help me? “But a Samaritan traveler who came upon him was moved with compassion at the sight” - Luke 10:33 READ Compassion motivated the Samaritan traveler not to pass by. It motivated him to stop, to open his ears to listen to the injured man and to give him what he wanted. Compassion urges us to “be a neighbour” to all those whom we see in difficulty. Being compassionate means recognising and understanding the suffering of the other and taking immediate action to help.  When we open our hearts to the other, it enables…

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