Invitation to the Online Launching of Caritas Diocese of Penang
We would like to cordially invite you to join us to Pray for Malaysia and be part of the launching of Caritas Diocese of Penang on 31st of August 2021 (Tuesday) in conjunction with Merdeka Mass beginning with Rosary for Mission at 9.30am followed by Mass at 10 am. The launching will take place online at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit Penang via YouTube which will be inaugurated by Rt. Rev. Sebastian Francis D.D., the Bishop of the Diocese of Penang.
This is an open invitation to all in the Diocese of Penang and beyond the borders of our diocese, as social mission is truly a call for all of us. Let us unite in solidarity as a nation and strengthen the Body of Christ in charity through social mission. We invite everyone to join and be part of this significant chapter of Caritas Diocese of Penang. We look forward to seeing you at the online launching.
“Let’s come together with One Heart, One People, One Nation and as One Body of Christ, to Pray for Malaysia”
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COURSE
Caritas Malaysia is organising a six-month online Community Development course to build the capacity of staff, volunteers, parish coordinators and local community leaders in Integral Human Development work. The practice of community-based development is gaining traction globally as it engages the people to participate, share their gifts and resources, as well as take responsibility for the improvement of their lives and communities.
The course is designed as a hands-on programme to build the capacity of Caritas heads, staff, volunteers, centres, parish coordinators, and local community leaders. It draws its inspiration from the work done by Caritas in various countries in the region as well the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) documents calling for ‘a new way of being Church in Asia’, one that is participatory, prophetic, communitarian and dialoguing.