1 March — From the beginning of the Lent, every Friday we celebrate the Stations of the Cross in the seminary chapel.



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14 March — Recollection day led by Bishop Donald Lippert from Mendi. Bishop did his reflection on the base of the new document of the Church published by the Congregation of the Clergy on 8 December 2016 „The Gift of the Priestly Vocation.”




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15 March — Twice a year we hold the important meeting of the Episcopal Board (Governing Council) of the Holy Spirit Seminary. The rector and spiritual director presented their reports. The meeting continued with the discussion on the topics regarding the different aspects of the formation in the seminary.



On the photo from the left: Fr. Andrew Bili Rosi – the spiritual director of the seminary, Fr. Joseph Vnuk OP – president of the Catholic Theological Institute, Fr. Jacek Tendej CM – rector of the seminary, Abp. Stephen Reichert OFM Cap. – archbishop from Madang, and Bp. Donald Lippert OFM Cap. – bishop from Mendi.


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17 March — As a form of recreation, the seminarians with their rector visited the Nature Park in Port Moresby, enjoying the beauty of the fauna and flora of PNG.



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17 March — After only 4 weeks of work, the Goodwill Company concluded the general renovation of the Holy Spirit Seminary Church. The building looks new from out and inside.




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18 March — The representatives of the seminarians with the rector, the spiritual director and the parish priest of Holy Name of Jesus Parish went to Kerema to witness the ordination of the new bishop of the diocese of Kerema, Pedro Barquero SDB.



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20 March — Nationally recognized artist and painter Joe Gickmai presented to our seminarians the history of his life and his artistic work, and sensitized them on the importance of art in the decoration of the churches. „Art and Religion” it was the topic of his gathering with the seminarians.



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31 March — The afternoon trip to the tourist village Lea Lea on the seaside of the Gulf of Papua (Coral Sea). After a bath in heavy rain and sea water, we visited the local chapel.




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31 March — The prisoners from the Minimum Security Unite completed the painting and repairing of the outside of the St. Mary student dormitory. We thanked them and appreciated their professional work, during a solemn lunch.






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March — As a part of their formation our seminarians are involved in the pastoral work at the Holy Spirit Seminary Church, Bomana Parish and some schools in the neighborhood of the seminary.


— Goldie, Barraks —






— Laloki —







— Evahadana, Primary School —





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March — In the afternoon of every Thursday of the academic year our seminarians are involved in the sports activities.




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March — On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays our seminarians are working on the order and beautifulness of the seminary compound.




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March — The seminarians of the last year of theological studies are giving their reflections during the Sunday benediction at Holy Spirit Seminary Church.



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