Entries by misacorindo

XXV General Chapter

On Monday, September 4, 2017, the MSC XXV General Chapter  was officially opened in Rome. The XXV General Chapter will take place from 4 – 23 September 2017 at Casa La Salle, Rome. The new Superior General Elections will be scheduled on Tuesday evening, 12 September, which will be preceded by nominations, candidate presentations, prayers […]

Mission Sending of Two Deacons

Two Deacons were officially commissioned for overseas mission on a mission sending liturgy presided by our beloved Provincial, Fr Johny Luntungan MSC, Sunday, August 27, 2017. Deacon Carol Sompotan MSC will carry out his mission in Japan and  Deacon John Kilmas in Marshal Islands. We accompany the two missionaries with our supports and prayers.

60th Anniversary of MSC Scholasticate

On August 22, 2017, 2 of our confreres celebrated 60 years of religious life as the MSC. They are P. Silvester Rarun MSC and P. Alexander Welerubun MSC. Sixty (60) years ago at the chapel of the Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Pineleng, in the presence of Dr. Fr. Theodorus Moors MSC, Regional Superior of Manado, […]


Maluku Catholics remember sacrifice of Dutch missionaries

Catholics in Indonesia’s Southeast Maluku regency have staged a special festival to commemorate Dutch missionaries who introduced Catholicism to the region and who were shot dead 75 years ago. Japanese soldiers shot Sacred Heart Bishop Johannes Aerts, the Dutch Apostolic Vicar of New Guinea, along with five priests and eight brothers on July 30, 1942 […]

First Profession of Vows

On July 25, the Feast St James the Apostle, our Province gratefully witness the First Profession of Vows by our 12 newest confreres. They are Antonius Nugroho; Mikhael Ekel Sadsuitubun; Jeremias Atman; Yohanis Ngaga Mbira Lando; Yofalandus Crispyanto Litong Taa; Dionisius Kalesaran; Meibivis Xaverius Rotikan; Elias Dumais Dengah; Thomas Neles Babaubun; Agustinus Nicolaus Yokit; Yohanes […]

Acceptance of New Novices

On Monday, Jul 24, 2017, 19 new novices were accepted in Sananta Sela Novitiate, Karanganyar – Kebumen, Central Java. The new novices are Raymond Veki Rahail, Petrus Lodar Tethool, Marcelino Lomboan, Joseph Kanar Tethool, Johanis Renyut, Jenner Senduk, Ignatius I Made Suatma, Gregorius Montolalu, Fransiskus Mario Charlos, Finsenso Farano Savsavubun, Febrian Stefanus Wengke, Eusebius Verceli […]


Consecration of New Bishop of Manado

Manado, July 8, 2017 – Today is a blessed day for the Diocese of Manado. New Bishop of Manado, Bishop Benedictus Estephanus Rolly Untu MSC, was ordained in a Euchaistic Celebration at Maesa Stadium, Tondano. Thousands of people have flocked before noon to Maesa Stadium. The consecration of the new bishop begins at 15.00 and […]

Fr. Heribertus Merung Passed Away

In the midst of our joy because of priestly ordination of Fredrik Fritz Ponomban MSC and diaconate ordination of 9 Scholatics in Pineleng, we had news that Fr. Heribertus Merung MSC died at the Hospital of Gunung Maria Tomohon. Fr. Herry was born in Rumengkor, Minahasa, on December 10, 1936, from the Family of Aloysius […]

Institution of Lectors and Acolytes

Pineleng, June 30, 2017 – In a eucharistic celebration presided by Bishop Joseph Theodorus Suawatan MSC, 8 scholastics were instituted as Lectors.  Those who were instituted as Lectors: Frt. Bonaventura Farneubun MSC, Frt. Devid Fransiskus Abram MSC, Frt. Julianus Batvin MSC, Frt. Richardo Bill Lira MSC, Frt. Hardaely Palloan MSC, Frt. Allesandro Pinangkaan MSC, Frt. […]