Archbishop begins pastoral visits at Our Lady of Peace and Safe Journey

Mrs. Rosita Suzuki Perez, a
longtime parishioner, embraces
Archbishop Anthony after giving a
simple yet profound thanksgiving
speech on behalf of the parish
for his visit. The elderly have an
important role in our society. In
Pope Francis’ Sept. 28, 2014 homily,
he called the elderly “experts in
faith, experts in God, experts in the
hope that comes from him: and this
is what the world needs in every
society/1107471. PHOTOS BY JOHN JOSEPH

BY FR. EDIVALDO DA SILVA OLIVEIRA For The Umatuna Si Yu’os  Chalan Pago welcomed Archbishop Anthony Sablan Apuron on Wednesday, Oct. 8 as he began his series of pastoral visits to parishes throughout the island. He intends to meet and pray with parishioners, religious, and the clergy. I confess I …

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Santa Teresita family man helps others build faith

BY UMATUNA SI YU’OS STAFF  Name: Salvador James Mariano Avilla Age: 62 Parish:Santa Teresita Mangilao Position: Catechist/Retreat Director, Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) How long teaching CCD or RCIA? CCD: 1981 to Present: Confirmation; 30 years with RCIA (adult sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation) ————————- Teaching our …

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Notre Dame High School students share experiences from leadership conferences

FOR THE UMATUNA SI YU’OS  Five Notre Dame High School students attended the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) and the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) in June 2014 and presented their conference experiences at a school-wide assembly in September The NSLC provides students with the opportunity to “experience life on …

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