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ALONG THE WAY
By Deacon Richard D. Shewman
PHOTO FOR THE WEEK:
Pope Francis appoints Fr. Ryan Jimenez as Bishop for Diocese of Chalan Kanoa
Filipino priest as new Saipan bishop
Then apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa Fr. Ryan P. Jimenez meets Pope Francis for the first time at the Vatican in Rome two years ago. Jimenez was appointed as bishop for the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa last Friday on the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.
Pope Francis appointed Fr. Ryan P. Jimenez as bishop for the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa last Friday on the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.
CBCP News— Pope Francis has appointed a Filipino priest as new bishop for the Church in Oceania on Friday.
Born in Dumaguete City, and raised in Larena, Siquijor, Fr. Ryan Jimenez will be the second bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa in Saipan, the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands.
A priest for only around 12 years, he will succeed Bishop Emeritus Tomas Camacho who served the the diocese for 25 years until his retirement in 2010.
The extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis which opens on December 8, 2015 will have a special significance for the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa with the clergy receiving new pastoral appointments to their respective parishes and ministries.
Year of Mercy:
Clergy received new pastoral assignments
A New Beginning for the Diocese
Pursuant to its by-laws requiring periodic changes in leadership, Mount Carmel School’s Board of Directors recently elected new officers. Vicente “Ben” Babauta, an AlumKnight and the Assistant General Manager for Operations for DFS Saipan Limited was elected as the new chair. Jacqueline Che, AlumKnight and Director of Institutional Effectiveness for Northern Marianas College, was elected as the Vice Chair, with AlumKnight and entrepreneur, Will Hunter, elected as Treasurer, and Joe A. Pangelinan as Secretary.
Mount Carmel School’s Board of Directors elects new officers
DIOCESE OF CHALAN KANOA's
HOLY DOOR OF MERCY 2016
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