What is it about?
With the theme "Partnering the Poor, Living Our Faith", SMC2012 aims to create a mindset change of what it means to help the poor in our society.
The moral test of any society is how it treats its most vulnerable members.
What is your response to the poor and marginalised in our midst?
Do you focus on their needs and deficits?
Do you seek to create opportunities and motivation for self-help and respect?
How does our faith call us to respond to these social needs?
Through a series of in-depth discussions on the underlying issues facing our poor, personal and theological reflections, you will be inspired to transform lives and help shape a more proactive and participatory Church.
An in-depth look into the poverty entanglement
Theological reflection by Fr Mark Raper, SJ, President, Jesuit Conference of Asia-Pacific
‘Find Your Own Calcutta” – A panel conversation with social entrepreneurs and advocates of the needy
Sharing by Kwek Mean Luck, Chairman of Community Strategy Committee, Caritas Singapore, on its approach to helping the poor
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Speakers and Panelists
Who should attend?
Those interested in the Catholic Social teaching and/or are engaged in social mission work, Church community leaders and people involved in church ministries, including Caritas member organisations.
How much does it cost?
Full conference rate – S$40 per person
Special rates – complimentary for religious
S$20 per person for member organisations (Board members, Staff, Volunteers), Students and Senior citizens (aged 60 years and above)
Cheque to be made payable to ‘SMC 2012’
How do I register?
Collect a brochure which come with an attached registration form from your parish office or download the form below.
>> Download registration form here
Send cheque and completed registration form to:
Caritas Singapore Community Council
55 Waterloo Street, #09-03
Who can I contact for further information?