For a meaningful and fruitful celebration of Holy week 2009 a seminar on rites and music was conducted on 11-12 March 2009 at Tupi Pastoral center, Tupi, South Cotabato.
Topics: 1) a short explanation of the Holy week liturgy; 2) pointers what to prepare for the liturgy; 3) appropriate songs to accompany the actions; 4) order and sequence of each rite.
Participants. 86 persons from 23 parishes/mission station. St. Michael, Maasim and Milbuk had no participants.
Details. Banga and Calumpang – 10 each. Lake Sebu and Polomolok – 7 each. OLPGV – 6. Malungon – 5. Kiamba, Lagao, Sto. Niño – 4 each. Good Shepherd, Marbel, Norala, Surallah, Tantangan – 3 each. Bula, Fatima, Maitum, Tampakan, Tupi – 2 each. Alabel, Glan, Malapatan, T’boli – 1 each.
Staff: Fr. Roming Buenoabra and Naneng (Reported by Naneng).