The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes is a Catholic church located within the Rochor area of Singapore.
It’s the first Tamil Catholic church in the country; built in 1885 and opened by 1888. The church was gazetted a National Monument on January 2005.
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The sacraments offered include Holy Communion, adult and infant baptism, confirmation, Holy Matrimony, reconciliation, communion for the homebound, and anointing of the sick. The ministries include Catechetical Ministry, Hospitality Ministry, Communion Ministry, Lector Ministry, Music Ministry, Altar Services, St. Vincent de Paul, Legion of Mary, and Migrant Welfare.
The Lourdes Hall of Repose is a sacred place for the departed and is open to all Catholics and Christians.
Also known as the Tamil Church or the Indian Church, its design utilises neo-Gothic architecture, which takes inspiration from a building of the same name in Lourdes, France. Some of its distinct features include the lancet-shaped doors, spires, crockets, elegant cornices, and a beautiful rose window with an image of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Other prominent features include the stained-glass windows, which portray the 15 Mysteries of the Holy Rosary; life-sized statues of Saint Bernadette and the Blessed Virgin Mary, and an angel blowing a trumpet above the porch.
The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes is located at 50 Ophir Road in Singapore.