The Encounter of the Superiors and Representatives of the Congregation to the Apostolic Works (RCAs)
The encounter of the Superiors and Representatives of the Congregation to the Apostolic Works (RCAs) with the Provincial took place last November 11-12, 2016 at the second floor conference room of Mater Dei.
The Postulancy formators of the Association of Women Formators of the Philippines (AWFP ) Manila area organized the Postulants Big Day 2016. The Big Day celebration is one of the highlight activities of the Postulancy Formation Program where postulants from India, Korea, Vietnam, China, Indonesia and the Philippines have interactions and bonding activities , thus building bridges of friendship and the communitarian spirit among the postulants.
ALL THE PARTICIPANTS
Last October 27-29, the Economic Team held a seminar-workshop for RCAs, Treasurers and Treasurers' staff. It was hoped that those who attended the seminar would have a better and bigger perspective of the whole accounting cycle, the importance of communication, and how it impacts on the works of a whole lot of people.
News from Japan
It's been over a year now since I arrived in Japan.
No university had taught me how to start a new life from zero. It was a challenging decision to go to a new place, where I am no-one, you know no one and you know no word except for “arigatou” (thank you!). Leaving my loved ones was tough, moreover, the feeling of uncertainty with my future in a foreign land.
For the past months, discernment retreats have been conducted to some young women who have showed their interest to religious life. And three of them formally made their consecration to the Blessed Virgin Mary as aspirants:
On October 24, 2016, the lay collaborators of Manresa Retreat House, Quezon City made their pilgrimage to the five Jubilee Churches in the Archdiocese of Manila. They were accompanied by some Sisters from Manresa Retreat House and Tahanan Candida Maria de Jesus, and some of our young Vietnamese and Chinese sisters with Sr. Madeleine Capistrano FI.
In Misericordiae Vultus, Pope Francis proclaimed December 08, 2016 to November 20, 2016 as an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy to direct our attention and actions on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father's actions in our lives . . .