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.
On Sunday, March 18, 2018, there was a Mass for the fortieth anniversary of the death of Fr. James Spagnolo sx -our Founder- in the Sanctuary of Saint Guido M. Conforti (Parma, Italy).
This year, our community celebrated the Easter Vigil in one village of our parish called Naamsoot, far 103 km from where we are living, in Naan province, North of Thailand. We are present in this province since 2014.
Children of various religions in the villages of Northern Thailand, where our community works, responded enthusiastically to the Pope's appeal for peace in Congo and in Sudan.
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.
On April 9, which this year marks the transferred Solemnity of the Annunciation, the Vatican releases the latest Apostolic Exhortation from Pope Francis: Gaudete et exsultate: On the call to holiness in today’s world.
To share... to count on... to build together are significant verbs that remind me of beloved faces.
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.