Welcome to the CHIJ Singapore
May you find inspiration, hope and courage in our history and our spirituality.
Who we are
We are an international group of Catholic Religious
serving in 4 continents, desiring to centre ourselves in
God, following Christ by dedicating
ourselves in total abandonment to the proclamation of the Good
Expansion to Malaya and beyond
Our thrust and direction
"Choose Life: Giving shape to our Vision"as clay in the potter's hands" Jer 13:6 - is our direction for the next six years as we allow the Spirit to guide us.
Our Thrust and Direction.
Our Vision Statement
Founder - Bl Nicolas BarreA man of deep faith and contemplative vision, he founded the Infant Jesus Sisters to respond to the poor, in a spirit of abandonment and trusting in God's Providence.
An Ordinary Man
Time Line of his life
A lay person's perspective of him
Hymn and Novena to Fr Barre
Mother MathildeResponding to the call to start education for girls in the East, she left France with a few sisters on this mission.
Her vision, faith, courage and endurance led her to set up a school for girls within ten days of her arrival in Singapore.
A brief life historyA pioneer in education