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Sunday, November 29, 2009
DS & photo by Bell
Saturday, November 28, 2009
SANDAKAN 29th November 2009 : Today, being the third and final day of the Formation Seminar for PPC members started off with an input session by Brother John D'Cruz on 'Institutional Church' and 'Community Church - a new way of being Church.'
Telupid Parish Grouping
- Increasing awareness (conscious of the situation, the realities, the difficulties)
- Deeper reflection (knowing the life of Christ, a happier way to live,be a better person)
- Action possibilities (promote a better communion, bring out the values of Jesus Christ)
Bishop Julius urged everyone to be watchful, that is to be more aware of the realities happening within the Church, pray and meditate as well as to reflect deeply based on Christ's teachings before responding to the situations. In life process it is important to share the time, talents and treasure for the growth of the Church.
He went on to say, 'The seminar has just ended but actual work in building and sustaining Basic Ecclesial Communities in each parish will have to begin after this'.
He expressed his appreciation to all who had contributed towards the success of the seminar.
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Lahad Datu - Pertama kalinya Team Pelayanan Belia KUK Felda telah menganjurkan "Program Kepimpinan dan Motivasi Belia KUK Felda dan St Gabriel Tungku" dengan bertemakan "Membentuk komuniti Di Mana Impian Yesus Terlaksana".
Sebahagian para pesertaProgram ini diadakan di rumah ibadat Felda pada 21 Nov - 22 Nov 2009 dan seramai lebih kurang 50 belia yang berusia 11 tahun ke atas daripada KUK Felda dan Tungku mengikuti program ini.Saudara Teodulfo Rosalia dari paroki St. Dominic adalah peceramah jemputan bagi program ini dan dibantu oleh beberapa ahli Team Pelayanan Belia Paroki.Dalam program ini, peserta digalakkan untuk lebih banyak membuat renungan pada Injil Yesus Kristus. Dalam ceramah beliau, saudara Teodulfo juga banyak menyentuh tentang pelayanan sebagai seorang belia di gereja.
Beliau juga menggalakkan para belia untuk menjadikan program ini sebagai titik permulaan mereka dalam pelayanan mereka dan jangan takut untuk melayani.Saudara Fabian Atong, pengerusi KUK Felda berpesan kepada Team Pelayanan Belia KUK Felda agar program seumpama ini dapat diadakan lebih kerap agar belia di KUK Felda dapat bertumbuh dalam pelayanan mereka.Penyampaian cendera penghargaan kepada saudara Teodulfo dan wakil TPBP disempurnakan oleh saudara Fabian. Rev Fr. Simon Kontou menutup program ini dengan harapan setiap belia dapat bertumbuh dalam iman Yesus Kristus.Laporan : Udin @ KerulusGambar : Shirley Yong.
Tawau : The English CCR & Filipino Community of Holy Trinity Church, together with the Diocesan Service Team of the Kota Kinabalu Archdiocese, jointly held the above seminar on 8th November 2009.
The parish indeed felt very privileged to be able to hold this seminar in Tawau because it is usually held in Bundu Tuhan only. More than 200 people turned up for the seminar, with quite a number from Lahad Datu, Semporna and other outstations like Luasong and Bombalai.
The teams also gave an extra input and sharing session to the Filipino community on the importance of the word of God in their daily lives.
- Living out the Gospel values and Community witness
- Practical life skills for building up the community
The sessions of the day were designed to fall in line with the goal and objective of the seminar as well as the pastoral needs of the Diocese.
Friday, November 27, 2009
- Common understanding of Christian life
- The realities of Parish life
- Difficulties in living out the Christian life
- Expectation of Community life
- Living out the Gospel value and Community witness
- Practical life skills for building up Community
SANDAKAN : Fr Peter Kim Se Mang, SJ and Fr Theo M Feldbrugge, MHM who were here to attend the St Mary's Secondary School Class of 1955-1959 reunion event held on 25th November 2009 paid a courtesy call to Bishop Julius Dusin Gitom at the latter's office today, 27th November 2009.
Fr Peter Kim, SJ born in Sandakan had his early education at Holy Trinity School Tawau. He studied at St Mary's Secondary School in 1959 and then proceeded to Sabah College Kota Kinabalu. He was ordained Jesuit Priest on 10th December 1979. He served as rector of St Francis Xavier's Church, Petaling Jaya before getting involved in pastoral institutes in Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Kota Kinabalu and Johore. Currently he is now attached to the Catholic Major Seminary in Yangon, Myanmar.
Fr Theo M Feldbrugge, MHM first taught in St Mary's Secondary School in 1956 - 1960. He was then assigned as Principal of St Anthony, Labuan from 1961 - 1963. From 1963 - 1967 he further his study in Dublin and Glasgow where he obtained his bachelor degree in geography and economics as well as a bachelor degree in education. He was pastor and principal of St Francis Xavier, Keningau from 1967 - 1975. After retiring from teaching, he served in New York, the Phillipines and Los Angeles. He is now a retired priest, residing in Holland.
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