No. 931 Diocese of Marbel, Philippines 30 May 2017
- GOVERNOR SOLON MEETS PRIESTS
Governor Steve C. Solon, Sarangani Province, met with priests, 29 May 2017, Bishop’s Kiosk, Koronadal City. Present 46: 27 priests, 2 deacons, a Claretian Brother and 16 seminarians in Theology.
Main purpose was to secure priests’ cooperation in the Sarangani’s campaign against terrorism.
Terrorism was condemned by the Mindanao Bishops in their statement “Pursue What Leads to Peace”, 26 May 2017. It was issued in relation to Marawi’s attack by the Maute Group and declaration of Martial Law by President Rodrigo RoaDuterte on 23 May 2017.
The Bishops said, “we condemned the terrorist acts that have caused the loss of many innocent lives, the burning of homes, public buildings, including a Protestant school dormitory and a Catholic cathedral.”
Further, “we condemn the unconscionable kidnapping of teachers and Church personnel.”
Finally, “in the strongest terms we condemn terrorism in its various forms. It is an ideology that is totally against the tenets of any religion of peace… Terrorism distorts and falsifies the true meaning of any religion. It destroys harmonious relationships among peoples of different faiths. It creates a world of suspicion and prejudice, of hatred and hostility.
Campaign against terrorism is the duty of every believer – in God, Allah, Adwata, etc.
Bishop exhorted the priests to fully support any campaign against terrorism. A PLAN is needed. The Bishop will call for a planning workshop to strategize our response to terrorism.
- CBCP-ECBA’S STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOP
Dates and venue : 22-24 May 2017, District 21 Hotel, Iloilo City
Participants : (25): 3 bishops, 10 priests, 1 sister, 11 lay
Facilitator : Sr. Carolijne Joy Luz, RSCJ
Strategic Plan’s time frame: 2017 – 2020
Goal : How will ECBA contribute to the life and mission of the Church in the Philippines?
- Biblical formation of animators
- Biblical literacy, beginning with ECBA animators
- Formation of lay leaders, youth
- Institute and other training programs
- New approaches in understanding the Bible
- Praying with the Bible
- Dissemination of Bibles
- The Bible and the Family
- Dissemination of Bibles
- Basic Bible Seminars
- Sunday seminars for Children
- Coordination with family and life apostolate
- Creative communications, marketing, promotions
- Radio programs
- Social media
- Print media
- organization support and networking
- strengthen BA in each parish/diocese
- information database
- communication and promotion
- collaboration and partnership with other group
- fund raising and accountability
- sustainability: personnel, funds, programs (Fr. Joel Aliligay)
- DIRECTORY, AUSGUTINIAN RECOLLECT SISTERS (AR)
Notre Dame of Lamba
Lamba, Banga, South Cotabato
Superior : Sr. Ma. PurificacionGlimada, AR
School Principal : Sr. Maria Soledad Torres, AR
School Treasurer : Sr. Constancia Buchan, AR
Notre Dame of Banga
Banga, South Cotabato
Superior : Sr. Lea Eseo, AR
Principal : Sr. LorlieDecio, AR
Treasurer : Sr. Concepcion Anadon, AR
Sr. LiezlPalabrica, AR
- JUNE SCHEDULE
|01 –||25th Priestly Ordination, Fr. BonifacioAmpoyas,||12 –||Conference, Mass, OCSO, 9am|
|9am, SMAP||–||Mass, St. Anthony/Cathedral, 5:15pm|
|02 –||Adoration Chapel, 8:30am||13 –||Fiesta Mass, St. Anthony, Kiamba, 9am|
|03 –||Conference, Laycos, Marbel, Bp.’s Kiosk, 9am||14 –||Conference, Mass, TOEs, Bp.’s Res., 9am|
|04 –||PENTECOST||15 –||Conference, Mass, Poor Clares, 9am|
|5 – 7-||Mid-Year Gathering, Diocesan Clergy, OLPHS.||16 –||Mtg., Diocesan Principals, Bp.’s Res., 10am|
|Start: Supper||17 –||Conference, CFC, Sto. Niño, 5:30am|
|08 –||Priestly Ordination, Rev. Archie Bago, CP,||18 –||CORPUS CHRISTI|
|Calumpang, 9am||20 –||Conference, PAC-IN (SUKARAP), SMAP, 9am|
|09 –||Blessing, DOLE Cannery, Tubi Allah, Surallah,||23 –||Conference, PREX-Marbel, Bp.s’ Res., 6pm|
|9am||24 –||Fiesta Mass, Lake Sebu|
|10 –||Conversation, DXCP, 10am||27 –||Fiesta Mass, Milbuk, 8am|
|11 –||HOLY TRINITY||29 –||Fiesta Mass, Lagao, 9am|
- JUNE BIRTHDAY CELEBRANTS
Prayerful birthday greetings to: Fr. Bobby Parreño (June 10); Fr. Romeo Buenaobra (June 17); Fr. Joel Sunga (June 22) and Fr. Leonardo Rano (June 27).
- JUNE PRIESTLY ORDINATION ANNIVERSARIES
Congratulations and happy anniversary to: Fr. BonifacioAmpoyas, Fr. Ronald Plomillo (June 01); Fr. GretoBugas, Fr. Mario Eudela, Fr. RoniloHuesca, Fr. Arturo Pancho (June 02); Fr. ReilPosas (June 03); Fr. Joseph Benitez (June 11); Fr. Rey Joloro, Fr. NoePedrajas and Fr. Joel Sunga (June 25).
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