Updated Summary of Masses, Private Worship, Sacraments at the Church of St Anthony plus News Highlights (Updated Apr 8, 2021)


Mass Intentions and Contributions

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Guide to this post: This is a one-stop post for the latest news on masses, private worship and sacraments at the Church of St Anthony in Singapore while COVID-19 restrictions are in force.

  • Part 1: Updates and important notes for the week
  • Part 2: Summary of Masses, Private Worship, Devotions and Sacrament of Reconciliation by Day of the Week
  • Part 3: Full details on all items in Part 2.

Part 1: Updates  and Important Notes for the week

For this update, please take note of the 9-week Novena to St Anthony starting Apr 13 (as part of our Feast Day celebrations), 9-week devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on Zoom, starting on Apr 9 and the Devotion to the Divine Mercy on Apr 11. Please refer to the bulletin for events organized by Daughters of St Paul, the FMM sisters vocation team as well as a Monfortian Experience Retreat “True Devotion to Mary.”

  • Update 1: Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Starting from Apr 9, 2021 for a total of 9 weeks. At 6.30 PM on Zoom with mass and devotion to the Sacred Heart.

Meeting ID: 976 9697 0379, Password: csa_zoom

  • Update 2: Devotion to the Divine Mercy. Sun, Apr 11, 2021, 3.00 PM on YouTube. Includes reflections on the words of Jesus to St Faustina and recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet. A plneary idulgene may be obtained from this public devotion on Divine Mercy Sunday on Apr 11.
  • Update 3: 9-week Novena to St Anthony – As part of the 2021 Feast Day Celebrations, the novena will be on Zoom on every Tuesday for 9-weeks starting from Apr 13. Do join us as a community of St Anthony.

https://tinyurl.com/NovenaCSA
Meeting ID: 940 8803 7920
Passcode: 9CSA

  • Update 4: Little Shepherd’s Schoolhouse at Church of St Anthony is looking for Chinese Language Teachers and Administrative Executives to join them. Send your CV & portfolio to lss-cosa.admin@catholicpreschool.edu.sg
  • Update 5: Good marriages can always be made better. To deepen your couple relationship, sign up for a Marriage
    Encounter Weekend on April 16, 17, and 18, 2021. This In-person and non stay-in weekend will be at Agape Village, 7A Lor 8 Toa Payoh. Please contact David & Clara @ 96705390 or email at mewkend@gmail.com
  • Update 9: There will be no Sacrament of Reconciliation in April 2021. Bookings resume in May.
  •  Note 1: Zoom details for weekday masses have changed.
  • Note 2: Easter Reflection Booklet. The Easter Reflections from ONE are available for download from https://tinyurl.com/oneyoutubechannel. The theme for this year is “The Word Liberates.”
  • Note 3: Contributions towards Saint Vincent De Paul (SSVP). The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVP) seeks your generous contributions to sustain their ministerial work for the less fortunate. Their donation box has been shifted to the basement carpark, just next to the elevator as you all exit the Church. Do drop your donations into this box.
  • Note 4: Para-counselling service by Catholic Family Life – Need someone to journey with you through the stages and challenges of life? Trained Para-Counsellors are available via Zoom. Please call 66318963 (Mon – Fri 12pm to 4pm), email paracounselling-info@familylife.sg or visit https://cpc.familylife.sg/ to book your session.

 


Part 2: Summary of Masses, Private Worship, Devotions and Sacrament of Reconciliation by Day of the Week

All Zoom events share the following login details:

Weekday Online Masses On Zoom

Every Wednesday and Friday, 6:30pm
Meeting ID: 976 9697 0379
Password: csa_zoom
https://tinyurl.com/csa-masses

All YouTube broadcasts are at https://www.youtube.com/c/ChurchofStAnthonySingapore

The current link for Private Worship registration is https://jan2020csapw.eventbrite.sg/ to register for Fridays, 8.00-9.00 PM.

Tuesday

  1. No events currently

Wednesday

  1. Weekday Mass in church for 25 people at 6.30 PM, registration required via https://www.mycatholic.sg/, This mass is also broadcast on Zoom (see above for access details)

Friday

  1. Weekday mass at 6.30 PM Via Zoom followed by Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus  (see above for Zoom access details)
  2. Weekday Mass in church for 25 people at 6.30 PM followed by Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, registration required via https://www.mycatholic.sg/
  3. Private worship from 8.00 – 9.00 PM in the church hall. Registration is required at https://jan2020csapw.eventbrite.sg
  4. Compline Prayers at 9.00 PM via Zoom (see above for Zoom details)

Saturday

  1. Sacrament of Reconciliation starting at 3.00 PM, registration required at https://mycatholic.sg.
  2. Sunset mass in English at 5.30 PM, maximum of 150 persons in church and registration is required at https://www.mycatholic.sg/. Doors close at 5.15 PM and late comers will not be admitted for safety reasons. This mass is broadcast on YouTube.
  3. Religious items may be blessed by holding them up at the Final Blessing by the priest at the Sunset Mass.
  4. Columbarium visits in the afternoon. Registration is required via https://csacolumbariumvisits.eventbrite.sg/

Sunday

  1. Mandarin mass on 1st and 2nd Sunday of the Month, at 7.30 AM. Registration is required via https://www.mycatholic.sg/. Doors close at 7.15 AM and late comers will not be admitted for safety reasons.
  2. Mass in English at 9.15 AM, 11.15 AM and 5.30 PM, registration required via https://www.mycatholic.sg/
  3. The doors closes at 9.00 AM, 11.00 AM and 5.15 PM respectively and late comers will not be admitted for safety reasons.
  4. All Sunday masses will be broadcast on YouTube.
  5. Religious items may be blessed by holding them up at the Final Blessing by the priest at all Sunday Masses.

Part 3: Details on all items in Part 2

Blessing of Religious Articles and Holy Water
As we are not allowed to approach Priest to bless your sacred items (COVID restrictions). All items to be blessed can be raised up during Mass at the final blessing. Please note that this has to be done in person. Online Mass blessing is not valid.

Visits to the Columbarium.

Our Columbarium are opened for visits on Saturday afternoon. Availability may vary based on operational limitations. Prior registration is required via the link: https://csacolumbariumvisits.eventbrite.sg/


Sacrament of Reconciliation
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is on Saturdays starting at 2.00 PM. Admission starts at 1.30 PM and closes at 2.00 PM sharp. The registration link is https://mycatholic.sg. Additional status on the Sacrament of Reconciliation such as availability of slots or registration dates is provided in the update section at the top of this post. There will be no Sacrament of Reconciliation in April and bookings will open again in May 2021.

Weekend Masses
There are 4 weekend masses available each month starting Feb 2021.
Saturday Sunset (English) – Door Closed at 5.15pm
Sunday (Mandarin) – Door Closed at 7.15am (1st and 2nd Sunday only)
Sunday (English) – Door Closed at 9am, 11am & 5.15am
Due to pre-mass safety briefings, late comers will not be admitted.
Bookings must be made using the Mass Attendance and Registration System (MARS) set up by the Archdiocese.
To learn more about the booking process, visit: https://mycatholic.sg/help
Bookings can be made at https://www.mycatholic.sg/ but each person must sign-up for an account before bookings can be made.
Note that the MARS booking system for weekend masses only allows 1 mass slot per month per person.
Details to take Note Once your Booking has been Confirmed:
• Pre-registration needed.
• Please bring your NRIC / FIN / Work-Pass / Birth Certificate / School Smartcard for verification.
• Wear mask at all times
• Maintain a safe distance even at your allocated seat and pew.
• Download the TraceTogether app or bring your TraceTogether token for scanning.
• Temperature will be taken, disinfect your hands at the temperature station
• Refrain from coming if you or a member of your household is unwell
• Please follow the instructions of the ushers or SWAs (Safe Worship Ambassadors).
• Bring your own hand sanitizer and alcohol wipes
• Those who are vulnerable, with existing medical conditions, and have restricted mobility are not encouraged to register
• If you cannot make it, please cancel your booking by 24-hrs before the mass starts.
The Parish’s SMOs reserve the right to amend the SOP as required by the Archdiocese and MCCY,
For those who are unable to book a weekend mass slots, all weekend masses are also available simultaneously on our church YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/c/ChurchofStAnthonySingapore.

Online Masses
For those who are not attending mass in the church hall, online masses will be available as follows:
• Saturday Sunset, 5.30pm
• Sunday Mandarin, 7.30am (1st and 2nd Sun only)
• Sunday, 9.15am, 11.15am & 5.30pm

Weekday Masses on Zoom

Weekday Masses will be at 6.30pm on Wednesday and Fridays. Weekday Online Masses On Zoom

Every Wednesday and Friday, 6:30pm
Meeting ID: 976 9697 0379
Password: csa_zoom
https://tinyurl.com/csa-masses

You may offer Mass Intentions for these Masses. Please refer to the Parish’s Facebook Page and new Telegram Channel for more information.

Weekday Masses in Church

Booking for the two weekday masses in church, on Wed and Fri at 6.30 PM may be made at https://www.mycatholic.sg/ (same as for weekend masses). Both masses will still be broadcast on Zoom.

On this note, we also need volunteers to assist. If you are available on every Wednesday evening. Please lend us a helping us. Thank you.
https://tinyurl.com/y465fjs3


Private Worship

Private Worship sessions are held on Fridays 8.00 PM – 9.00 PM
As the registration link and the date registrations open varies from week to week, these are provided in the update section at the very top of this post. Exceptions to regular private worship sessions will also be posted at the top.

• 50mins duration per slot
• Please be on time


Compline (Liturgy of the Hours)

Liturgy of the Hours are only Liturgies which can be validly be done via broadcast since they are the prayers of the Church, prayed wherever Her Faithful are (regardless if they are lay, religious, or clergy), and not dependent on an Ordained Minister (or where he is, like in the context of the Mass). Join us on Zoom, every Friday at 9.00pm, Meeting ID: 914 9604 2004, Password: 483065 or via https://tinyurl.com/y68cdwct.


Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus with Benediction

This will be on every Friday after the Friday Mass at 6.30 PM. Both will be broadcast on Zoom. Join us: Meeting ID: 914 9604 2004 Password: 483065 or join via this link: https://tinyurl.com/y68cdwct