Annual meeting of Regional Biblical Commission held

Archbishop John Ha of Kuching, the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, who is also the President of the Regional Biblical Commission, presided the event.

Malaysia
Feb 21 2014, 3:19 PM
Annual meeting of Regional Biblical Commission held
Participants of the 43rd annual meeting of the Regional Biblical Commission.

The 43rd annual meeting of the Regional Biblical Commission of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei was held at the Sandakan Diocesan Pastoral Centre from February 11 to 13.

Archbishop John Ha of Kuching, the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, who is also the President of the Regional Biblical Commission, presided over the meeting.

Other members present at the three-day meet were Bishop Cornelius Sim of Brunei, Fathers William Sabang of Kuching, Eugene Vaz of Singapore, Gerard Theraviam of Kuala Lumpur, Alphonsus Tang of Sibu, Simon Kontou of Sandakan, Sister Margarette Sta Maria, Richard Wong of Kota Kinabalu and Fredoline Umis of Keningau.

Representatives from each arch/diocese presented their reports on the progress of their Arch/Diocesan Biblical Commission and their commitment to further promote the study and reception of the Word of God.

The session also worked on the message for this year’s Regional Bible Sunday, themed Priceless Treasure. Bible Sunday will be celebrated in all arch/dioceses across the region on July 13.

Source: Herald Malaysia

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