FRIENDSHIP

26 08 2017

Kuching – On Saturday 26th of August, a total of 31 YCS participants and servants from various schools took part in the Taize Prayer, organized by the YCS members and Catholic students of SMK Sungai Tapang. The Taize Prayer was held at St. James’ room, St. Joseph’s Cathedral Parish Centre.

     The event organized was a follow up for the action task, from  the YCS Middle Year Camp activities,  which was held in Kampung Krokong last June. The objective aims to strengthen the faith and foster Christian relationship through prayers and fellowship among the members of the YCS Club, as the children of God.

     Taize prayer is a meditating and reflecting prayer and is practiced by our Christian brothers and sisters all around the world. The theme ‘Friendship’ has been selected to foster friendship among the members and non-members of the YCS Club as well as focusing on personal relationship with God. 

     During the Taize prayer session, we chanted selected taize prayers repeatedly in a serene atmosphere accompanied by the strumming of a guitar note. This prayerful ambience gives space and opportunity for  us to spend time, and be connected with God. After that, we listened and reflected on the word of God that says: “Couldn’t you watch with me for even one hour?” 

     The programme concluded with photo sessions with our teacher advisor teacher, Miss Jenifer Stian.

Reported by Annabel Vallerie Govinda, Vice- Secretary of YCS SMK Sg Tapang

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KUCHING ARCHDIOCESAN YOUTH DAY 2017 (KAYD17) ROADSHOWS

7 08 2017

Kuching Archdiocese Youth Commission (KAYC) with the collaboration of all Parishes and Youth Groups in the Archdiocese of Kuching organized Kuching Archdiocesan Youth Day for 3 consecutive years and take up the themes taken from World Youth Day in Panama which has been announced by Pope Francis.

The themes constitute a journey of faith, love and hope which on this journey we will be accompanied by the Virgin Mary whom all generations call Blessed (Lk 1:48)”.

Hence to prepare the young people in Archdiocese of Kuching for Kuching Archdiocesan Youth Day 2017 (KAYD17); there were roadshows to each parishes in Archdiocese of Kuching led by Promotion and Marketing Ministry.

The roadshows program consists of Youth Mass and the procession of the KAYD17 Cross, Icon of Blessed Virgin Mother and Bible for youth as a signed of accompaniment and journey towards Kuching Archdiocesan Youth Day 2017 (KAYD17).

(Last Roadshow was at Blessed Sacrament Church ( 5 August 2017) – No picture)

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– KAYD17 Roadshow to Holy Spirit Lundu (8 April 2017)

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– KAYD17 Roadshow to St Stephen, Bau (22 April 2017)

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– KAYD17 Roadshow to St Ann Kota Padawan (20 May 2017)

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– KAYD17 Roadshow to St Theresa Serian (10 June 2017)

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– KAYD17 Roadshow to St Jude Bunan(8 July 2017)

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– KAYD17 Roadshow to Our Lady Queen of Peace(22 – 23 July 2017)