MANAOAG, Pangasinan, Feb. 2, 2016 – “Knowing Mary” is the theme of the Marian Encounter seminar-outreach to be held at St. Camillus College in Manaoag, Pangasinan on Feb. 6, 2016.
Spearheaded by the Missionaries of Mary (M.O.M.), a lay Marian community, the activity is part of its mission to help in the Church evangelization program by promoting a Marian spirituality that will lead the faithful towards a closer and deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.
The topics are “Who is Mary”; “True Devotion to Mary and Imitation of Mary’s Virtues”; and “Mary and the Eucharist”.
Resource persons are:
- Fr. Napoleon Sipalay, O.P., Prior of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary in Manaoag, Pangasinan;
- Br. Rolan Banting;
- Bro. Noe Dora, former president of the Pure Gospel of Jesus Christ International Ministries, Inc.
Group sharing and recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy will follow the talks. Fr. Allan Lopez, O.P., parish priest of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary.in Manaoag will preside over a Eucharistic celebration to conclude the event. The faithful will also be encouraged to make an Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary as part of the program.
MOM, which has Fr. Louis Niez of the Alagad ni Maria congregation as its spiritual director, also organizes regular Mariology seminars at the University of Sto.Tomas (UST) in Manila. (CBCP News)