YouthPREPLink (YPL) through its programme, Preparation and Youth Outreach, responds to the need of preparing youths to face and handle life challenges as well as to enrich their capability in making decisions in such challenging situations. YPL is an initiative of the Good Shepherd Sisters which is being run in the Good Shepherd Welfare Centre, Alamesra. The initiative is also supported by committed volunteers.
PENAMPANG – In this issue, Catholic Sabah (CS) focuses on the Monfortian charism.
Religious life in the Church is indeed a gift from God to the Church. It is a sign and symbol of the Kingdom. The Religious life of the Brothers is first and foremost a call to live radically the Gospel in the community, in practicing the evangelical counsels. It is the life based on the words and examples of Jesus Christ.
The Montfort Brothers, had our origins nearly 300 years ago, when Louis Marie de Montfort gathered disciples around him and formed them into the “Community of the Holy Spirit” in 1715 A.D.
Archbishop John Wong presided at the Mass at the Sacred Heart Cathedral here. Joining him at the altar were Fr Wilfred Atin and Fr Rhobby Mojolou, and assisted by Deacon Abel Madisang.
The life-size solid concrete statue of about half a ton in weight was carried from the Rosary Monument at the base of the Mount and installed on a site near a spring water source.