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The first official meeting of the Dehonian Asian Theological Commission (CTDAS) took place at the Dehon Study House in Manila (Philippines) on February 11. All the members of the commission were present: Fr. Francis Purwanto, SCJ (Indonesia, coordinator), Fr. Delio Ruiz, SCJ (Philippines), Fr. Agus Suyono, SCJ (Taiwan), Fr. Yudhistiro Adi Fritri, SCJ (Indonesia), Fr. Joseph Dung, SCJ (Vietnam), Fr. Michael Augustine, SCJ (India, secretary) and Fr. Edoardo Aguero, SCJ…
Confreres Fr. Quang Nguyen (USA), Fr. Grzegorz Piatek (POL), Fr. Carlos P. Lobo (MOZ), Fr. Paschoalim Joao Carlos de Castro (BSP) and Fr. John Karl Cabaluna (PHI) have been entrusted with the task of preparing the General Conference, focusing on the response that we are called to give in the social sphere. The conference is scheduled to take place in Manila (Philippines) July 14-18, 2018. The space between our identity…
The annual assembly of the Argentine Province was held February 6-10, 2017. The days were a moment to lend guidance to the new administration; each day was dedicated toward evaluating and planning for a pastoral area. Joining Argentine Dehonians at the meeting were Fr. Stephen Huffstetter, general councilor, and future members of the territorial community of Uruguay (Fr. Rino Venturin, Fr. Joaquín Izurzu, Fr. Adriano Marques and Fr. Simón Pedro…
Br. Razafiarison Nomena Michel Roberto from Madagascar was ordained to the diaconate by Bishop Zolile Petros Mpambani, SCJ, on February 12, 2017, at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Eastwood., The bishop, in his homily, encouraged Br. Roberto to be effective in action, gentle in ministry, constant in prayer and to seek not to be served but to serve. Quoting the SCJ Constitutions No. 96, he reminded Br. Roberto not to…
Fr. Heiner Wilmer, superior general, accompanied by Fr. Léopold Mfouakouet, general councilor, began the canonical visitation of the Congolese Province on February 16. They were welcomed to Kisangani at St. Gabriel parish and at the Msgr. Grison Center. These were the first missions of what was then the Belgian Congo. A warm welcome was given by not only the provincial superior, Fr. Zenon Sendeke, but also by a large number…