Fr. Ronald Completes His M.Phil.

Fr. Ronald Sujeevan, CMF completed his M.Phil. studies in Social Work in September, 2018 at Loyola College, Chennai. Under Social Work, he specialized in Community Development (CD). His dissertation was on “Lifestyle, social neglect and resilience of war widows in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka.” Serendib congratulates Fr. Ronald Sujeevan for his achievement and wishes him a … Continue reading “Fr. Ronald Completes His M.Phil.”

Book in Korean

Fr. Jeyaseelan’s book, “Look at the Lilies of the Field: Musings of the Heart,” has been translated into Korean. The 2016 book which was originally published in English by the Claretian Publications contains 40 poems accompanied by illustrations wonderfully done by Bro. Antoni Daufi, CMF from Spain. The Korean translation has been done by Fr. … Continue reading “Book in Korean”

Conference on Migrant Workers

Frs. Surendrakumar and Ronald Sujeevan attended a conference, named: “Migrant Workers: An Asian-Pacific Experience,” held in New Delhi from the 9th to the 11th of September, 2018. Issues surrounding labour migration- such as the rights of migrant workers, high fees on wired remittances, and inconsistent policies across nations were the focus of the conference. The … Continue reading “Conference on Migrant Workers”

Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the Chennai Province

Fr. Aquilino Bocos, the Superior General, with the consent of his council in November 1993 canonically erected Madras Province today known as Chennai Province. To mark 25 years of grace, and remember the missionary developments during those years, with gratitude, the province celebrated with a special function on the 13th of January, 2018. The concluding … Continue reading “Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the Chennai Province”

Fr. Milfer Attends the VIII AsIPA General Assembly

The VIII AsIPA General Assembly was held at Pacific Palace Hotel in Batam Island, Indonesia from October 18 to 24, 2018. It was organized by the AsIPA Desk of the Office of Laity & Family of the FABC, and hosted by the Catholic Bishop Conference of Indonesia. The theme for the assembly was: “Small Christian … Continue reading “Fr. Milfer Attends the VIII AsIPA General Assembly”

Fr. Jeganathan Attends the Encounter of Vocation and Youth Ministry

The youth and vocation ministry encounter was held in Rome from the 18th of November to the 1st of December 2018. Bro. Carlos Verga, CMF, Sr. Lia, RMI and Sr. Elaine, MC organized the event, which was open for the participants from all the branches of Claretian family. There were 76 participants from 36 countries, … Continue reading “Fr. Jeganathan Attends the Encounter of Vocation and Youth Ministry”

Solidarity and Mission Training Meeting for ASCLA-West

The Solidarity and Mission (SOMI) training program, facilitated by the General Government SOMI team, was held at the Provincial House, Bangalore. The programme went on from the 12th to the 16th of November, 2018. There were twenty-two participants from different organisms of ASCLA-West including RMI sisters and Frs. Efrain Mamani and Jenis Coonghe, who attended … Continue reading “Solidarity and Mission Training Meeting for ASCLA-West”

Fr. Jesuthas Attends CAFE Programme in Thailand

Chaplains and Animators Formation and Exchange -2018 (CAFE) programme was held in Bangkok, Thailand from the 11th to the 19th of September, 2018. The programme had been designed for Asia-Pacific Region University Chaplains in order to give them a better understanding about the modality and the spirituality of IMCS (International Movement of Catholic Students). Fr. … Continue reading “Fr. Jesuthas Attends CAFE Programme in Thailand”

Visit to Kenya

Fr. Jeyaseelan was in Nairobi, Kenya for two weeks (August 25-September 5, 2018) visiting with several institutes, groups, and individuals dedicated to and engaged in peacebuilding and reconciliation projects in that country. The visit was made to learn from others about their experiences at peacebuilding.This comes as background for the discernment that is taking place … Continue reading “Visit to Kenya”

Fr. Efrain Attends a Conference on “Laudato Si”

An International conference entitled ‘Saving our Common Home and the Future of Life on Earth’ was held at Vatican City from the 5th to the 7th of July, 2018. Fr. Efrain Mamani attended the conference. This conference had been organized to celebrate the third anniversary of the encyclical “Laudato Si” by Pope Francis. Cardinal Peter … Continue reading “Fr. Efrain Attends a Conference on “Laudato Si””