Category Archives: 2009.03March

1. Pope Benedict Visits Africa

Pope Benedict XVI visited two countries in Africa, Cameroon and Angola, on 17-23 March 2009. Africa trip focused on hopes and challenges. He arrived in Cameroon on 17 March. Tens of thousands welcomed him. They lined the streets of Yaounde. … Continue reading

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2. Seminar on Rites and Music of Holy Week

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) … Continue reading

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1. 3rd National Assembly, Philippine Misereor Partnership, Inc (PMPI)

3rd PMPI was held in Eco-Tech, Lahug, Cebu City, March 9-12, 2009. Theme: “Affirming the Past, Celebrating the Present, Engaging the Future”. Objectives: 1) self-assessment to identify organizational strengths and weaknesses; 2) determine and define priority challenges; 3) resolutions relevant … Continue reading

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Civilian – Military Dialogue

Residents of Tampakan Municipality, Local Government Officials and Military Officers met at the Bishop’s Residence, Koronadal City, on 4 March 2009 to clarify certain issues pertaining to peace and order and to restore harmony among persons concerned. Issue No. 1. … Continue reading

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2. Marbel Diocese Opposes Coal Fired Power Plant (CFPP)

Conal Holdings Corporation (CHC) plans to put up a 200MW coal fired power plant in Brgy. Kamanga, Maasim, Sarangani Province. Accordingly, CHC applied for Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) to DENR-EMB. Before DENR-EMB approves the ECC an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) … Continue reading

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3. March Clergy Recollection

Fifty-seven (57) priests, 48 diocesan and 9 Passionists, made their recollection on March 2-3, 2009 at the Our Lady of Mt. Matutum Trappistine Monastery, Landan, Polomolok, South Cotabato. Speaker was Fr. Pablo Tiong, OP, a theologian and a budding environmentalist. … Continue reading

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