Confab to focus on Mary as ‘inspiration for priests’

Confab to focus on Mary as ‘inspiration for priests’

Pope Francis is known to be a Marian devotee. PAUL HARING/CNS

By CBCP News

May 8, 2018

MANILA

The Marian Encounter Seminar (module 2 for 2018) to be held on May 27, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the University of Sto. Tomas, Tan Yan Kee Student Center, Espana, Manila will focus on the Blessed Mother as an inspiration to members of the clergy.

In line with this year’s celebration of the Year of the Clergy and Consecrated Persons, he talks will focus on Mary as evangelizer as well as her role as model and inspiration for priests.

Msgr. Claro “Matt” Garcia, parish priest of St. Alphonsus de Liguori Church in Magallanes, Makati City, will speak on “Mary, the Priest, and the Eucharist;” Fr. Efren Rivera, O.P. will discuss “Mary and the New Evangelization.”

Meanwhile, Fr. Jose Antonio Aureada, O.P. will explain “Mary and the Trinity.” Fr. Mark Brian Adona, S.S.S will celebrate a holy Mass to end day-long seminar.

The Missionaries of Mary. a lay Marian community, has been regularly organizing the said seminar series in partnership with Radio Veritas (846 AM). The seminar fee of Php 150 includes lunch and snacks. For more information, interested parties may call tel. (02) 741-28-30.