Dedication Celebration Day 5: Social Mission Day – MERCY & COMPASSION

Sunday, 19 February 2017

9.00am – 3.00pm
Food fair

10.00am – 6.00pm
Awareness exhibition by Caritas and their member organisations

Mass presided by Archbishop
Procession by Caritas Singapore and their member organisations
In celebration of the various social mission teams, befrienders and the Catholic “poor and needy”


On this Social Mission Day, our Mother Church reminds us to live the Gospel of Christ’s “Preferential Love” for the poor and needy, and to bear witness to the commitment of our archdiocese to social mission.

Caritas and their member organisations will showcase a poster exhibition from 10.00am until 6.00pm. They will be there to share with you what they do for social mission in Singapore. So remember to stop by their booth to find out more.

Caritas Member Organisations

Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations (ABLE) |  acts29 | Archdiocesan Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People | Assisi Hospice | Boys’ Town Singapore |  Canossaville Children’s Home |      Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore |  Catholic AIDS Response Effort | Catholic Business Network  | Catholic Lawyers Guild | Catholic Medical Guild |      Catholic Nurses Guild | Catholic Welfare Services | Christian Family and Social Movement | Clarity Singapore Limited | Faith and Light Community | Family Life Society | Infant Jesus Homes and Children’s Centres | Jesuit Refugee Service Singapore | Mamre Oaks | Montfort Care | Morning Star Community Services | Roman Catholic Prison Ministry | Society of St Vincent De Paul  | Mount Alvernia Outreach

Twenty food stalls would be set up, selling various delicious dishes. The best home cooks and professionals who love our Mother Church will be cooking up a storm for everyone.

Come prepared: Family and friends, and a big smile and a generous heart.

The Food Fair; food is a basic need. Your kindness will feed another person, and this is an amazing and truly humbling gift of love. Buy lunch for yourself and your family, and also, remember to buy another meal or two for the poor and needy*.

The usual Sunday Food Distribution for Migrants and Local Poor be replaced by this fair. Our brothers and sisters in need will be invited to join the celebrations at the food fair. They will be given coupons** which would entitle them to a meal and a drink.


* Your contribution here will go towards paying for the meals of the poor and needy

** These coupons are for the poor and needy. The coupons will have three tear-offs; one for a main meal, one for a snack and one for a drink (bottle of mineral water)

Deliciously important note: Food can be consumed at the fair, or requested to be packed for later. Only while it lasts, so come get it before it’s all gone!

Some highlights your stomach will thank you for: Bakchang, Peranakan bun suzi (a signature Peranakan delicacy you cannot find in Singapore anymore), and many, many more mouth-watering options. Cash only please.

Please come with your family and friends.