Upcoming Events

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.

Link: http://bit.ly/caritas-pg-launch

 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.

CONVERSATIONS ON STRUCTURE

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.

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