On Sunday August 12th of this year, it had held with great joy the baptism of three mothers in Namsot village in Nan province. Namsot is situated in the North Thailand, 103 Km from our house.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
As members of the General Administrations of the eight male and female exclusively missionary Institutes founded in Italy – Consolata, PIME, Xaverians, Comboni – we met on August 5-12 at the house of the Consolata Sisters in Nepi, to pray and reflect together on the mission ad gentes.
On this past Pentecost Sunday, there was a nice celebration with children and youth from the center and the parish of Saint Joseph in Phrae.
On February 2nd, 2018, in the Cathedral of Saint Paul in Worcester (MA), 200 delegates from the different parishes in which there is a Hispanic/Latino community from the Diocese of Worcester (Ma) came together with our Bishop Robert McManus to attend the celebration of the V Encuentro Diocesan meeting: the second stage in the process of preparation for the National V Encuentro meeting.
The players took part in a press conference, which Chiang Rai's provincial governor, Prachon Pratsukan, said would be the boys' "only official media interview". The boys’ coach said “We took turns digging at the cave walls”. The team’s youngest member, Titan, added, “I had no strength. I tried not to think about food so I didn’t get hungrier.”
With joy and gratitude, we want to share with you the news of the creation of Chiang Rai diocese in Thailand. Previously Chiang Rai territory belonged to Chiang Mai diocese. With the new diocese of Chiang Rai, Thailand has now 11 dioceses.
The Patriarch of Moscow had a long phone call with the Pontiff, following the missile attacks by the US, France and Great Britain. The dialogue was attended to Bartholomew of Constantinople, Theophilus of Jerusalem, Theodore of Alexandria and John of Antioch.
In the parish, I am the coordinator of Catechesis, I help in the organization of the Liturgy and support the process of integration of the Japanese and Hispanic communities, as well as coordinate the small community of 30 Hispanic families.
At the Epiphany’s celebration, which is the world Missionary Childhood Day, our sisters Teresa ad Elizabete did activities with children and youth from the Naan’s province, which is at North of Thailand.
Last July I arrived in Worcester, Ma, this is when I began an experience of a new and different mission to discover.