1Q 2024

What's in store for 2024?

“The JRS Singapore team enjoyed an unprecedented year in 2023 and it has been a remarkable journey for us”, remarked our Chair, Caroline at the JRS New Year celebration on 5th January 2024. Our project team leads enthusiastically shared the team’s achievements throughout the year and laid out their plans for the coming year. Gordon Pinto, our Executive Director, predicts that 2024 will be an even more eventful one as JRS expands some current projects and launches new initiatives.

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Ecological Stations of the Cross

On the 1st of March, JRS volunteers and friends gathered to pray at the outdoor Stations of the Cross at St. Joseph’s Church. Traditionally, this 14-step Catholic devotion during Lent commemorates Jesus Christ’s last day on earth as a man. But this year, the Prayer Warriors Sub Committee decided to do something a little different. Agnes Peng who heads the Sub Committee tells us how she felt about a Stations of the Cross with an emphasis on ‘eco-conversion’…

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Blessings in my life

As a refugee from Sri Lanka, the past 12 years in Thailand have been tough. Lini, a graduate of our JRS E3 programme and a current intern, has faced her share of struggles. But she believes that all of her experiences have a significant lesson for her.

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The call from the borderland​​

The call from the borderland​

Among the students from the Xavier Learning Community (XLC), the Jesuits’ support for underprivileged children is well known. One of the students, Chee shares his recent experience of visiting a refugee camp…

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