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Brother Francis (Barefoot Saint of Assisi)

Experience the life of Francis of Assisi is a truly personal way through our audio theatre programme held in San Damiano Spirituality Centre. Join us on a journey to discovering the inspiration that continues 800 years later. This 5-part series will take participants through a rich account of the life of St Francis. It would include a refreshments, two episodes, facilitated discussions and prayer each week. The cost for this programme is $100 per participant. That is just $20 per week! Interested? Unfortunately we have yet to schedule the next one. Stay-tuned!



Individual Silent Retreat

A spiritual journey of faith, contemplation and reflection requires time away from the busy-ness of our lives. At SDSC, we offer scheduled Individual Silent Retreats. Every month, we schedule a 4-Day Silent Retreat for pilgrims to consider some quiet time. Check-in at 9am on Thursday and check-out at 4pm on Sunday.

Cost for this retreat is : $360 (Guided)/ $280 (Unguided) 

Costs includes private en-suite, airconditioned room, access to all prayer spaces in SDSC and three simple meals. Please find below our 2018 schedule. Do note that there is no scheduled silent retreat for June and August in lieu of featured Vocation Discernment Retreats. Sign up on our  Event Registration form >

** If the arranged times do not fit your schedule or if you are looking for a longer stay with us, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your preferred dates and we will work something out for you.**

Month  Check In (Thursday | 9am)  Check Out (Sunday | 4pm 
February 2018  22nd February 25th February
March 2018 22nd March 25th March
April 2018 19th April 22nd April
May 2018 24th May 27th May
July 2018 26th July 29th July
September 2018 20th September  23rd September
October 2018 25th October 28th October
November 2018 22nd November  25th November
December 2018 20th December 23rd December




Hammer- Youth Theology Programme

San Damiano Spirituality Centre aims at nurturing a heart for Christ through the Franciscan tradition. This includes our young ones. Catered to youths aged 16- 21years old, Hammer is a youth theology programme that deepens an awareness of our Catholic belief and traditions, in an environment of like-minded individuals. Taken from St Anthony of Padua's nickname, "Hammer of Heretics", this programme consist of 7 modules which youths can sign up for independently at their own pace. Each module consist of 6 weeks and cost only $30/pax. Sign up for the next Hammer module at our Event Registration Page.

Module  Dates  Remarks 
Level 1: Scripture 

Sundays| 10:30am- 12:30pm

25th Feb, 4th Mar, 11th Mar, 18th Mar, 25th Mar, 8th April  

Tuesday| 8:00pm - 10:00pm

7th Aug, 14th Aug, 21st Aug, 28th Aug, 4th Sep, 11th Sep

Break for Easter Sunday on 1st April 
Level 1: Liturgy

Sundays| 10:30am- 12:30pm

24th Jun, 1st Jul, 8th Jul, 15th Jul, 22nd Jul, 29th Jul  

Level 1: Catholic Dogmatics  Sundays| 10:30am- 12:30pm

19th Aug, 26th Aug, 2nd Sep, 9th Sep, 16th Sep, 23rd Sep

Level 2: Church History 

Thursdays| 8:00pm - 10:00pm

19th Apr, 26th Apr, 3rd May, 17th May, 24th May, 31st May

Thursdays| 8:00pm - 10:00pm

13th Sep, 20th Sep, 27th Sep, 11th Oct, 18th Oct, 25th Oct

Break for Ascension on 10th May &

Break for Feast of St Francis on 4th Oct

*Only those who have completed Level 1 modules can take this.

Level 2: Moral and Spiritual Theology 

Sundays| 10:30am- 12:30pm

7th Oct, 14th Oct, 21st Oct, 28th Oct, 4th Nov, 11th Nov

 *Only those who have completed Level 1 modules can take this.
Level 2: Vatican II and New Evangelisation 

Thursdays| 8:00pm - 10:00pm

22nd Feb, 1st Mar, 8th Mar, 15th Mar, 22nd Mar, 5th April

Break for Maundy Thursday om 29th Mar

*Only those who have completed Level 1 modules can take this.

Level 3: Franciscan Spirit 101  4- Day Stay-in Retreat

14th June (9am) - 17th June (2pm)

 **Only for those who have completed the aforementioned

modules and wish to be a part of the YouFra movement in Singapore




Franciscan Pilgrimage to Italy

Join us on this pilgrimage to discover the Franciscan spirit that inspired so many for 800 years. Visit places in Assisi, Rieti, Gubbio and La Verna. This pilgrimage will also feature a Camino walk in the beautiful landscapes of Rieti over two days.

Limited to 35 pax, register online under event registration  and send a copy of your passport to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Place is confirmed upon the receipt of $2000 deposit. Deadline is 15th July 2018.  A minimum of 30 pax is needed to confirm this trip.  

Depart on Emirates Airline at 2140hrs on 5th Oct and return at 1405hrs on 15th Oct.

*Land Tour Package are also available for those who wish to extend their trip or fly on a separate airline. Email Ryan for more details.

** Register your interest online to receive a copy of the proposed itinerary


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