Office for Catechesis

RCIA Advent Day of Recollection for Catechumens and Candidates 2020

This Advent DOR seeks to help participants recall how Christ has touched their lives as well as to invite them to intimately call on Christ, the Word Incarnate, in their daily lives as they prepare to celebrate His birth and discover what it means to anticipate His second coming.

To experience the significance of the Advent season as a time of preparation, anticipation and waiting before the celebration of Christmas. 


Be Consoled, My People

"A voice cries out: 'In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord,

 make straight in the desert a highway for our God.'" - Isaiah 40 3



9.00 am to 6.30 pm 

Registration from 8.15 am

MODE: Online

Registration via Parish RCIA Coordinator ONLY

*Please read the course confirmation email carefully. It contains further important instructions regarding access to the online sessions. Thank you.

Presented by Ann Yeong & Edwina Yeow

Ann & Edwina are friends and spiritual companions whose very different personalities and gifts come together in a common passion to help others encounter Christ and themselves more deeply.

Speaker: Ann Yeong

 Ann’s passion is in helping others to grow more intimate with Christ through speaking and writing about the interior life, and helping people discover their unique identities in Christ.

Facilitator: Edwina Yeow

Edwina finds joy walking alongside others in spiritual accompaniment and retreats. She enjoys creating spaces and facilitating experiences for individuals and groups where they might encounter God and themselves anew.

Who should attend
  • RCIA Catechumens
  • RCIA Candidates

\We highly encourage parish RCIA group to attend together so as to foster communion within the team through a shared spiritual experience.

Contribution Fee

Waived by Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore

Notwithstanding the waiver of contribution fee, participants are required to register for all courses and events to assist us in the booking of appropriate rooms, the printing of materials and arrangement of tea and snacks, etc. In the event of foreseeable no-shows, we encourage participants to inform the office in advance to help prevent wastage of resources

Please Note
  1. Attendance - Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all sessions. Please inform us if you are unable to attend the DOR by23  Nov 2020 to admit interested parties on the waiting list.
  2. DOR Handouts - All handouts will be available via soft copy.
  3. Punctuality - Participants are encouraged to be punctual. Sessions will commence promptly as indicated. Participants may sign in at least 30 minutes before the session commences. A "waiting room" is activated while the team takes your attendance before being admitted into the main session at least 15 minutes before the session commences. Being more than THIRTY (30) minutes late for any session is deemed absent.
  4. Substitution - Request for substitution has to be made in writing by23 Nov 2020 e.g., via email and subject to acceptance by OFC. Failing which, your registration will be offered to the waiting list.
  5. Withdrawal - As we anticipate  this DOR to be fully subscribed, and to allow others on the wait-list to attend the course, a no-show penalty of the course fees may be imposed.
  6. Cancellation/Postponement of Courses - OFC reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In these circumstances, OFC will refund payments made, if any.