St Anne’s Church Columbarium – ANNOUNCEMENT

Easing of Safety Measures in St Anne’s Church

The Columbarium Visiting Hours are with effect from 1st May 2022

Columbarium Visiting Hours

Monday to Saturday:       7.00am to 10.00pm

Sunday:                              6.00am to 6.00pm

Columbarium will be closed on public holidays.

Please note that columbarium lights are on motion sensors.

Procedure for Walk-in Visits

  1. Visitors may walk-in for a visit on the scheduled days and time. No bookings needed. Visiting in groups of up to 5 persons is allowed, or as advised by the relevant government agencies.
  2. All visitors must check-in with the TraceTogether App or Token and take temperature at the front of the church before proceeding to the columbarium.
  3. Those who are unwell, on Stay Home Notice or have faulty tokens will be denied entry.
  4. Visitors are to keep a safe distance between individuals or groups in the columbarium. Do not mingle with other visitors.
  5. Visits should not exceed 20 minutes. All visitors must leave the church immediately after the visit.

Interment of Ashes

Interment of Ashes will be carried out on Fridays only. Up to 5 family members may attend the interment. Family members are to maintain a safe distance of 1m between the priest and the contractor during the interment.

Apply for Interment of Ashes via email. Please state “Interment of Ashes”, provide your phone number and attach the death certificate and baptism certificate of the deceased.

Booking of Niche

For booking of Niche kindly email and indicate “Booking of Niche”. Provide your phone number and attach the baptism certificate/s, church wedding certificate (for couples) of the beneficiary/beneficiaries and the death certificate (if applicable) in your email.

Email to: Rodney Heng at sac.columbarium@catholic.org.sg

Tel: 63863792

Columbarium Office

Mon: 2pm to 4pm

Tue to Fri 9am to 11.30am, 1pm to 4pm

Sat, Sun & PH Closed

When was it built?

The St Anne's Church Columbarium was blessed and officially declared open by His Grace Archbishop Emeritus Gregory Yong on 27 May 2001

St Anne’s Church Columbarium

Admin Coordinator:

  • Rodney Heng, Tel: 6386 3792
  • Email : sac.columbarium@catholic.org.sg

Columbarium Office

Mon: 2pm to 4pm

Tue to Fri 9am to 11.30am, 1pm to 4pm

Sat, Sun & PH Closed


Niche Booking Requirements:

  • Baptism Certificate of the Beneficiaries
  • Church Marriage Certificate if Niche is for a couple
  • NRIC of the Beneficiaries
  • NRIC of Applicant (the applicant can be the beneficiary or an immediate family member)
  • NRIC of Next of Kin (an immediate family member)

Interment of Ashes

Procedure:

  • Apply for the interment of ashes at the Parish Office
  • Arrange for Blessing of the Niche with a Catholic priest
  • Arrange for Collection of Ashes with church contractor
  • Collect ashes from crematorium (contractor will assist)
  • Blessing of the Niche by priest
  • Interment of the ashes
  • Installation of Memorial Plaque

To bring…

  • Copy of the Niche Booking
  • Death certificate of the beneficiary
  • Baptism certificate of the deceased
  • NRIC of the Applicant or the Next of Kin as stipulated in the Booking of the Niche

Visiting The Columbarium

Please observe the following:

  • Fresh flowers is prohibited
  • No smoking, eating, drinking or littering
  • No food offerings, burning of incense or joss stick
  • Do not hang any items on the grilles or railings
  • Rites or prayers from other religion is strictly prohibited
  • Children below 12 must be accompanied by an adult

Visiting Hours

  • Daily: 7.00am to 9.00pm including Public Holiday

Temporary suspended till further notice

Monthly Prayers

  • Prayers for the deceased is held every last Sunday of the month in the Columbarium at 12.00pm
    …all are welcome to join in the prayers

Offering Masses

  • Envelopes to offer mass for the soul of the deceased is available outside the General Office
  • Write the name of the deceased and date of the mass clearly then drop it into the Mass Offering box