Time Required : Less than 1 hour
Entry Fee : No entry fee
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Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Singapore located in the Museum Planning Area within the Civic District. Founded in 1832 by the Paris Foreign Missions Society, it is a designated National Monument of Singapore. The Cathedral lies between the parallel Queen and Victoria Streets and resembles the dazzling London's St Paul's Church and St Martin-in-the-Fields architecturally. The church holds services including Weekday Masses, Anticipation Masses, Sunday Masses and Confessions.
The Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is the church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore and the seat of the archbishop, that is the bishop of the highest rank. Currently, the Archbishop of the cathedral is Most Rev William Goh Seng Chye, and Msgr Philip Heng, SJ acts as the Rector. The construction of the church was done between 1844 and 1847, and it was restored between 2013-2016.