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PAPAR – A pre-marriage seminar organised by the parish Christian Family Committee here drew 20 couples.
The seminar was held on 20-21 Oct 2017 at Fr John Tsung Hall.
The programme began with a Bible Enthronement by Father Rayner Bisius, followed by his presentation entitled; Marriage in the Context of The Catholic Church, and Marriage in God’s Plan/Sacrament of Marriage.
The second day began with a session by Richard and Grace Lim on Communication in Marriage.
Dominic Lim presented Theology of the Body while Joseph Sipalan gave a talk on infectious diseases.
After tea break, Judith Sideh presented Economics in the Family in accordance with the Bible.
The afternoon session continued with a workshop session on Responsibilities of Christian Parents in a Family, moderated by the PPC Chairman, Johnny Sitamin.
The 40 participants were divided into two men and two women groups, where they discussed and presented the chosen topic on what are the responsibilities of husband/wife after marriage?
The final session dealt with Natural Family Planning Approach with a practicum on the process of charting.
After Sunset Mass, the participants returned for the summary and Q&A session handled by Jeffery Anjuman, chairman of the family life committee.
The seminar ended with a certificate presenting ceremony to the participants by Margaret Lee, coordinator of Christian Family Committee, and a group photo session. – William Charles Mindus