Asia-Pacific Council of Lay Dominicans visits Hong Kong and Macau

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Asia-Pacific Council of Lay Dominicans visits Hong Kong and Macau
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With the blessing of the Prior Provincial of the Holy Rosary Province, Fr. Javier Gonzalez and the fraternal welcome of Fr. Bonifacio Solis, the officers of the Asia-Pacific Council of Lay Dominicans (APCLD) joined the Lay Dominicans, English-speaking Chapter and Chinese-speaking Chapter, in their monthly meeting at the Dominican House of Studies in Kowloon on November 6, 2016.

Dr. Belen L. Tangco, Asia-Pacific Coordinator on the International Council of Lay Dominican Fraternities (ICLDF), addressed the Lay Dominicans of Hong Kong. Ms. Estrella Jona Tabayoyong , Asia-Pacific Secretary-General of Lay Dominican Council, and Mr. Vincent Libo-on of the Provincial Secretariat, DPP, and ALAB -Veritas Secretariat, were present and actively interacted with Hong Kong Lay Dominicans. 

The group also visited Macau Lay Dominicans on November 7 graciously accompanied by Ms. Marian Yip. Bro. Steve, Sis Nits and two other Lay Dominicans of Hong Kong. The Macau group members under formation are under the spiritual guidance of Fr. Luis Miguel, Prior of the Dominican House. Fr. Fausto Gomez also warmly welcomed the visiting Regional officers. Fr. Jervis Sy generously shared his time and historical expertise in a swift but meaningful visit to Macau financial and commercial centers and historic sites.

The regional visit has been a part of the Asia-Pacific fraternal bonding being carried out by the Coordinator.

Dr Belen L. Tangco, OP

 

(16 January 2017)