The traditional threefold concept of the Catholic Church involving the clergy, religious, and the laity has served the faithful for a long time. But for a Malaysian bishop, the upcoming Synod of Bishops may be leading us in a new direction to build “a Church of disciples.”
H.E. San Vathana said, “The Catholic church has contributed a lot to Cambodian society today, especially in the field of education from kindergarten to higher education, boarding for young people, health care shelter, scholarship programs for students and charity works.”
The book "William Finnemann: An SVD Filipino Martyr” (for Inspirational Category) was among those awarded at the 17th Cardinal Sin Catholic Book Awards Ceremony on September 15 at the 44th Manila International Book Fair at SMX Convention Center Mall of Asia Pasay City.
Father Galea said, "his heart is so full, even though my body is tired and I have lost my voice, my heart is filled with gratitude for all the Goans, all the volunteers, and all those who have attended this concert and I am going to be back because I love you.”
“Everything belongs, everything is for the Lord, everyone is involved, everywhere is for the mission. This is our synodal Church, the Church walking together,” said Bishop Moises Magpantay Cuevas, during his installation as bishop.
Participants vowed to eliminate single-use plastics, adopt energy-efficient practices, support and engage in city ecosystem restoration, and serve as sustainability ambassadors in our school and community after the event.