PASTORS WITH COMPASSIONATE HEART

SCJ PASTORAL CONVENTION
Manila, July 2-21, 2008
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Introduction

Schedule of activities

REALITY

“It is necessary that the shepherd know the flock and the flock know their shepherd.”
Fr. Dehon

July 2-Wednesday

Mass Celebrant -
Fr. Andreas Madya, SCJ

 

In-charge -
The Philippine District

 

 

09:00 – Official Opening Activities
09:30 – The Pastoral Reality of our Congregation – Fr. Claudio Weber, SCJ
11:00 – Opening Mass - Fr. Andreas Madya, SCJ
02:30 – Orientations about venue - Mrs. Ria
              Presentation of the schedule of the convention - Fr. Vilsom Basso, SCJ
03:10 – Biblical Icon – Fr. Delio Ruiz, SCJ
03:30 – Break
04:00 – The Personal Reality – Personal presentation of the participants
07:00 – Supper
08:00 – Integration night – Fr. Arthur Guevara, SCJ

July 3-Thrusday

Morning Prayer/Adoration/
Mass - Philippine District

 

Mass Celebrant –
Fr. Claudio Weber, SCJ

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration
08:30 – The Pastoral Reality in Different Countries – 10 minutes presentation of               each SCJ Province/Region/District
11:30 – Group Sharing
              Is the Dehonian charism clear in our pastoral work?
              What are the pastoral challenges we noticed in these presentations?
              (Free reactions in the plenary).
              To choose 2 experiences to be presented during the convention.
02:30 – The Reality of the Church in the World – Fr. James Kröeger, MM
06:00 - Mass
08:00 – The Reality of SCJ Philippine District – Fr. Francis, SCJ and Fr. Rino, SCJ

July 4 – Friday

Morning Prayer/Adoration/
Mass - Indonesia

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration (First Friday)
08:30 – Identity, mission, and future of the Church in Asia –
              Fr. Domingo Moraleda, CMF
05:00 – Summary of main insights of the week during the plenary session
06:00 – Mass
08:00 – Experience sharing

July 5 – Saturday

Morning Prayer /Mass - Canada

 

00:00 – Morning Prayer/Mass
              Guided tour/visit to Manila City and its tourist attraction/landmark

July 6 – Sunday

Morning prayer /mass - Italy

 

00:00 – Morning Prayer/Mass
FREE DAY

ENLIGHTENMENT

“The reign of the Heart of Christ in souls
and in society.” Fr. Dehon

July 7 – Monday

Morning prayer/Adoration/
Mass -USA

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration
08:30 – Biblical icon – Fr. Delio Ruiz, SCJ
08:40 – Parish pastoral work in the documents of the Church and in the Bible               - Bishop Teodoro Bacani, Jr.
05:00 – First part of the “ Letter from Manila ” – Inspirational/illuminative
              guidelines
06:00 – Mass
08:00 – Experience sharing – Indonesia

July 8 – Tuesday

Morning prayer/adoration/
Mass - South Africa

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration
08:30 – The Profile of SCJ Parish - Fr. Heinrich Lau, SCJ
06:00 – Mass
08:00 – Experience sharing

July 9 – Wednesday

Morning prayer/adoration/
Mass - Poland

 

00:00 – Morning Prayer/Adoration/Mass
              The SCJ Spirituality – Recollection day - Fr. Delio Ruiz, SCJ

TOWARD ACTION

“Go to the people.”
Fr. Dehon

July 10 – Thursday

Morning prayer/ adoration/
Mass - Cameroon

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration
08:30 – Biblical icon – Fr. Delio Ruiz, SCJ
08:40 – Religious Life in Pastoral Work – The SCJ Community in the Parish –
              Fr. Richard MacDonald, SCJ
02:30 – Panel – 4 persons from different continents – 15 minutes each person
05:00 – Second part of the “ Letter from Manila ” – Inspirational/illuminative
              guidelines
05:30 – To give the written evaluation to the participants
06:00 – Mass
08:00 – Nazareno parish priest

July 11 – Friday

Morning prayer/Adoration/
Mass - Congo

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration
08:30 – Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC): New Ways of Being a Church,               Lay Empowerment, Preferential Option for the Poor –
              Bishop Francisco Claver, SJ
05:00 – Summary of the main insights of the week in the plenary.
06:00 – Mass
08:00 – Cultural/Pastoral night – Fr. Arthur Guevara, SCJ

July 12 – Saturday

Morning Prayer/ Mass - Vietnam

 

00:00 – Morning Prayer/Mass
              Guided tour to Tagaytay City and its tourist spots and landmark

July 13 – Sunday

Morning Prayer/ Mass-England

 

00:00 – Morning Prayer/Mass
Free Day

July 14 – Monday

Morning prayer/adoration - Mass - Germany

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration
08:30 – The Parish in Permanent Mission – Fr. Vilsom Basso, SCJ
02:30 – Economy and Finances in the Parish - Sr. Alma Mangao,
05:00 – Third part of the “ Letter from Manila” – Inspirational/illuminative
              guidelines
06:00 – Mass
08:00 – Experience sharing about economical issues – Sr. Alma Mangao

July 15 – Tuesday

Morning prayer/adoration/
Mass - India

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration
08:30 – Inspirational input about new pastoral ideas or experiences happening in the Philippines that can move us Dehonians working in parishes to push our boat out to the deeper water(Luke 5:4) and to be pastors with a compassionate heart(Luke 10:33)? – Fr. Eddie Panlilio
02:30 – The parish pastoral work in Dehonian context - With the new insights about the reality of the Church and our Congregation, the profile of SC J Parish, the sources of our pastoral and spirituality, religious life in parish, BEC, permanent mission in parish, the financial, and sharing of experiences, how to tackle our pastoral work in a Dehonian way as pastors with compassionate heart?
04:00 - Groups reporting
05:00 – Fourth part of the “ Letter from Manila ”– Inspirational/ illuminative guidelines

To receive the written evaluation

06:00 – Mass
08:00 – Meeting with Bishop Antonio R. Tobias

July 16 – Wednesday

Morning prayer/adoration-
The Philippines

Mass - Fr. Rino Venturin, SCJ

 

06:45 – Morning Prayer/Adoration
08:30 – The final version of the “ Letter from Manila ” and suggestions how to
              spread these inspirational/illuminative guidelines.
09:30 - The open forum about issues that should be deepened.
11:00 – Oral evaluation
03:00 – Closing mass.

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