Panel Discussion on The Legacy of MEP

An expert panel discussion ‘To Remember the Past with Gratefulness’ was held at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ayutthaya on June 4, 2019. The event was part of ‘The Legacy of Mission Étrangères de Paris’ exhibition which is also part of the 350th anniversary of the Vatican’s Mission to Siam. Father Nicholas Lefebure, MEP, … Continue reading Panel Discussion on The Legacy of MEP

Celebrating 350th Anniversary of the Mission to Siam – Opening Ceremony

https://youtu.be/zx2uoY2W3d0 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, addressed religious, seminarians and catechists at a ceremony to mark the 350th Anniversary of the Church’s “Mission in Siam” in Sampran, 30km west of the Thai capital Bangkok on May 18. Four thousand turned up, at St. Joseph Upatham School, to … Continue reading Celebrating 350th Anniversary of the Mission to Siam – Opening Ceremony

Tracing the Church’s first steps in Siam – Ayutthaya

During his trip to Thailand to celebrate the 350th anniversary of Vatican’s Mission to Siam, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, visited St. Joseph Catholic Church and the “Legacy of Mission Étrangère de Paris” on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Why did the cardinal visit Ayutthaya? Because that is where … Continue reading Tracing the Church’s first steps in Siam – Ayutthaya

Cardinal Filoni’s celebratory message at the Eucharistic Celebration

Cardinal Fernando Filoni’s celebratory message to the congregation at the Eucharistic Celebration on the occasion of the 350th Anniversary of the Church’s “Mission to Siam”, at the Hall of Pope St. John Paul II in Sampran on May 18. “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and … Continue reading Cardinal Filoni’s celebratory message at the Eucharistic Celebration

Message and Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis

https://youtu.be/wnwpAqN5nGA On the occasion of the 350th Anniversary of the Church’s “mission to Siam”, Cardinal Fernando Filoni read a celebratory message from Pope Francis addressed to Thailand’s Catholics during a Mass in the Hall of Pope St. John Paul II in Sampran on May 18. “To the clergy, men and women religious and lay faithful … Continue reading Message and Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis

Vatican envoy visits Blessed Nicholas’ shrine

Vatican envoy visits Blessed Nicholas' shrine Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, visited Thailand to help celebrate the 350th anniversary of the Church's mission to Siam. As part of his visit, Cardinal Filoni went to a memorial shrine just outside Bangkok dedicated to Blessed Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung, one … Continue reading Vatican envoy visits Blessed Nicholas’ shrine

Eucharistic Celebrations & Events: Chiang Mai

Eucharistic Celebration on the Opening Inauguration of the 350th Anniversary of the Apostolic Vicariate of Siam Mission (1669-2019) Cardinal Fernando Filoni PreFect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples   Organized by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Thailand May 19, 2019 11.00 Reception at Chiang Mai International Airport (Enter into the Conference Hall, St. … Continue reading Eucharistic Celebrations & Events: Chiang Mai

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Eucharistic Celebrations & Events: Bangkok

Eucharistic Celebration on the Opening Inauguration of the 350th Anniversary of the Apostolic Vicariate of Siam Mission (1669-2019) Cardinal Fernando Filoni PreFect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples Main Celebrant   Organized by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Thailand Hall of St. Pope John Paul II, St. Joseph Upatham School May 18, 2019 … Continue reading Eucharistic Celebrations & Events: Bangkok