My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, peace be with you! As we celebrate Christmas this year 2016 and bring to memory the birth of Jesus, may our lives be deeply touched by God’s love. As we contemplate on the child Jesus who is born, may our hearts be filled with joy. As your spiritual
Throughout the homily of Archbishop Jose Advincula, Fr. Romil blushed with embarrassment as the assembly laughed at the jokes and jest poked at him by the Archbishop of Capiz. Advincula who was the homilist for the Thanksgiving Mass on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary to the priesthood of Fr. Romil, is not only the
On the Solemnity of the Immaculate Concepcion, Thursday, December 8th, the island Catholics from all parishes in Saipan filled once again Mt. Carmel Cathedral to celebrate the Mass and the annual traditional Lukao. The Most Reverend Ryan P. Jimenez D.D., Bishop of Chalan Kanoa presided the Solemn Mass and concelebrated by the priests of the
More than 500 people flocked to Pacific Islands Club to support San Roque Parish’s dinner fundraiser dubbed as “San Roque Parish Celebrates the Return of the OAR Fathers to Saipan” last Monday, December 5, 2016 at Magellan, Pacific Islands Club. In joy and fellowship, the Diocesan clergy, the Pastorelle sisters and guests from all parishes
The parish community of San Vicente in its official launching of the spiritual year in preparation for the 35 years of being consecrated as a church was given the shepherd who will lead them the way to spiritual renewal. San Vicente’s very own Fr. Jason Granado who was the Parish Administrator of the Parish for
As the last of the tents were being put up on the night of November 24, 2016, a light breeze blew through the GTC Elementary field. It was as if the field itself waited for the sunrise to signal the beginning of the 4th Annual Diocesan Youth Camp. Youth Camp Day 1 began with a
BIBA! BIBA! BIBA! This acclamation to honor the patron saints has been a traditional and popular custom in every parish fiesta celebration at the end of the lukao. In his homily during the celebration of the fiesta of Kristo Rai, Bishop Ryan P. Jimenez reflected on the deeper significance whenever we say: “Biba. Kristo Rai!”
“Music must serve and never dominate the liturgy! It’s function in a liturgical celebration is ministerial.” This is one of the many points which Tinnah dela Rosa emphasized to several dozens of parish choir members from different parishes in Saipan who attended the Liturgical Music Workshop last Monday evening at Mt. Carmel Cathedral. Tinnah began
ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF CHALAN KANOA Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, U.S.A.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chalan Kanoa is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in the United States. It comprises the territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and is a suffragan of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agaña.