This article is part of the 4th issue of the Verbum Dei newsletter in Quezon City, Philippines (page 11).
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Verbum Dei QC Word News - Issue 4
1/12/2023 0 Comments
Verbum Dei Philippines did it again!
Thanks be to God for the successful hosting of the 5th Jaime Bonet Series via the online platforms Zoom and Verbum Dei Facebook Live in the late afternoon Philippine Standard Time last November 19, 2022.
This was attended by Verbum Dei missionaries, disciples, friends and benefactors from the Philippines, Peru, Mexico, and USA.
The Jaime Bonet Series 5th edition recently was entitled “The Pedagogy of Jaime”. The participants were consensus in agreement that the event was both moving and inspiring, which undeniably attributed through the resource speaker, the former president of the Verbum Dei Community Sr. Lucia Herrerias from the Verbum Dei female missionary branch. Her talk made everyone see a glimpse of the life and spirituality of the Verbum Dei founder, Rev. Fr. Jaime Bonet.
The heartwarming talk of Sr. Lucia, centers on the founder’s life and his journey of faith. Since from his conversion when he was young, his formation in the seminary, the founding of the Verbum Dei Community, his life of prayer and his profound love and passion for the Word and mission in bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the five continents of the world where Verbum Dei community strive and thrive for 60 years now and with God’s mercy and grace still counting.
After Sr. Lucia’s talk, Sr. Amy Hernandez, VD-Philippines Zone Responsible, who at the same time serve as Spanish translator and Rev. Fr. Antonio Velasco from the VD male branch and former president of the Verbum Dei Community were made to give their insightful thoughts relative to the sharing of Sr. Lucia as panel of reactors that added significance to the theme of the series.
The afternoon ended with a light moment of group picture for posterity and bringing along the voice of Jaime reverberating in each of the participant’s hearts “Hacer…Hacer.”
Jn. 6:68 “…“Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life,…”
Contributor: LUCIO A. PULMONES, Coordinator VD-NATCOMMS PHILS.
Lucio with his wife Jean is consecrated Verbum Dei Missionary Married Couples in Temporal Bonds from Cebu, Philippines