Bishop Cornelius Sim, Apostolic Vicar of Brunei (pic), who was in Sabah for a steering meeting on BILA Youth Jun 8-10, managed to finish his tasks a day ahead so as to join the Religious Sisters in their solidarity visits Jun 10. With him were Fr Patrick Gomez from Bangladesh and youth leader from Brunei, Jen De Loyola.
The prelate was able to be present personally to offer his consolation and prayerful assistance to the victim’s families who were movingly touched by his care and concern.
Community groups from the various parishes were on hand to assist the bereaved families to receive visitors from the government representatives, church groups, other faiths, and NGOs. – Sr Dariah Ajap fsic