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Looking Forward to 2018

KOTA KINABALU – This year 2018 promises to be another eventful year.

Universal

Jan 15-21 Papal trip to Chile and Peru
Jan 24-26 ‘Media & Truth’ conference for Catholic journalists, Lourdes
Apr 13 25th Youth for Christ ICON, Manila
June 28 30th anniversary of Pastor Bonus (Good Shepherd), apostolic constitution on the Roman Curia by Pope John Paul II
July 6-8 11th Genfest ‘Beyond All Borders’, Manila
July 25 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae (Human Life), encyclical letter of Paul VI on the regulation of birth
Aug 21-26 World Meeting of Families, Dublin Ireland
Sept 14 20th anniversary of Fides et Ratio, encyclical of John Paul II on faith and reason
Oct 3-28 15th Ordinary Synod of Bishops on young people, faith and vocational discernment

Local

Jan 9 30 years of Catholic Diocesan Centre Taman Hiburan Penampang
Feb 3-10 Ad Limina Apostolorum in Rome by the Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
 Mar 25 Silver Jubilee of Franciscan Srs Julita Joseph, Calista Saliun, Dariah Ajap & Mary How
May 1 Pre-PAX Gathering, SHPC
May 6 25th anniversary of Keningau Diocese & Bishop Cornelius Piong’s episcopal ministry
May 23 10th anniversary of KK Archdiocese
May 27 10th anniversary of Sandakan Diocesan Catholic Women Apostolate
May 29 Archdiocesan Kaamatan Celebration, Ranau
June 13-16 PAX Assembly BTRC
June 17-21 KK Archdiocesan Youth Festival
July 16-20 Malaysian Catholic Clergy Assembly  Plentong
 Aug 15 Golden jubilee of Franciscan Sr Cabrini Mobilik
 Aug 27-31 Sandakan Diocesan  Youth Festival
Sept 23-26 Malaysian Bishops Conference, Penang
Sept 30 KK Archdiocesan World Migrant Day
Oct 3 Ruby jubilee of Fr Nicholas Ong
Oct 31 25th anniversary of Church of Mary Immaculate Bukit Padang
Nov 11 Ruby jubilee of Fr Thomas Makajil
 Dec 4 Ruby jubilee of Franciscan Sr Grace Deosing
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