Full Video of the Inauguration and Installation Mass of the new Archbishop of Singapore, Archbishop William Goh

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This is the full video of the Installation and Inauguration Mass of the new Archbishop of Singapore, Archbishop William Goh Seng Chye, which was held on Saturday, 24 May 2013, in the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Singapore, Cathedral of the Good Shepherd.

The video exists in seven parts (below)

 

Part I (Entrance) :

 

Part II (Archbishops’ Speech) :

 

Part III (Homily) :

 

Part IV (Executive Committee oath-taking) :

 

Part V (Liturgy of the Eucharist) :

 

Part VI (Communion) :

 

Part VII (Closing) :

New Curial Appointment for the Archdiocese of Singapore

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The new Archbishop of Singapore, Archbishop William Goh Seng Chye, has appointed new members of his Curia, that is the Curia of the Archdiocese of Singapore, which functions to help the Archbishop in his management of the day-to-day affairs in the Archdiocese.

 

The new appointments :

1. Vicar General (Pastoral) : Monsignor Ambrose Vaz

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2. Vicar General (Administration and Religious) : Monsignor Philip Heng, S.J.

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Both of the Vicar Generals receive the honorary title Monsignor, more precisely titular Monsignor durante munere, that is they are only Monsignori during their term of office as Vicar Generals. The former Vicar General, Monsignor Eugene Vaz therefore is now known as Fr. Eugene Vaz.

3. Chancellor : Fr. John Paul Tan, O.F.M.

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4. Episcopal Vicar for New Evangelisation : Fr. Erbin Fernandez

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5. Executive Secretary (to Archbishop William Goh) : Fr. Ignatius Yeo

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6. Financial Administrator : (Permanent) Deacon Clement Chen

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We pray for all the new appointees of Archbishop William Goh, that both all of them and the new Archbishop will begin their new term of office with God’s every graces and blessings, for the Church in Singapore and in the wider world. God bless!

Official coat-of-arms of Pope Francis, the 266th Pope, Leader of the Universal Church

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The official coat-of-arms of Pope Francis, which followed closely the model established by Pope Benedict XVI, in placing the ‘three-tiered’ ‘papal mitre’ instead of the papal tiara, and following the same shield model as that of his Cardinalate and episcopal coat-of-arms, but with altered colours for the star and the grapes, from silver to gold.

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Pope Francis used his episcopal motto “Miserando atque Eligendo” which means “Lowly but chosen” in English, in line with his views and outlook on humility.

The Cardinal’s fifteen red tassels and the galero on top of it, is replaced by the papal arms standard including the three-tiered papal mitre and the crossed keys of the kingdom of heaven (silver and gold).

The symbols that appeared on the shield are first, the IHS symbol surrounded with a sun-like ray is the symbol of the Jesuit order (S.J.) of which Pope Francis is a member of, and the star on the bottom-left, in conjunction with the blue colouration of the shield represents the Virgin Mary, and the grape on the bottom right represents Jesus Christ, as the grower of the vineyard of the Lord.

Coat of arms of Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio, S.J., now Pope Francis

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This is the coat of arms of Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio, S.J., Metropolitan Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, who was elected as the 266th Pope and Bishop of Rome last Wednesday, 13 March 2013 and chosen the name Pope Francis.

Pope Francis used his episcopal motto “Miserando atque Eligendo” which means “Lowly but chosen” in English, in line with his views and outlook on humility.

The Cardinal’s fifteen red tassels and the galero on top of it will be replaced by the papal arms standard including the papal tiara/mitre and the crossed keys of the kingdom of heaven (silver and gold).

The symbols that appeared on the shield are first, the IHS symbol surrounded with a sun-like ray is the symbol of the Jesuit order (S.J.) of which Pope Francis is a member of, and the star on the bottom-left, in conjunction with the blue colouration of the shield represents the Virgin Mary, and the grape on the bottom right represents Jesus Christ, as the grower of the vineyard of the Lord.