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Seminar, media fair for World Communications Day

The Archdiocese of Manila will hold a seminar and a media fair on May 12, 2012 in preparation for the celebration of World Communications Day (WCD) on the Feast of the Ascension on May 20, 2012.  The theme for WCD 2012 is “Silence and Word: Path of Evangelization,” the title of the WCD 2012 message of Pope Benedict XVI.

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Tagle will preside the Mass at 7:30 a.m. to open the day-long activity at the San Carlos Seminary, Guadalupe, Makati City. According to Fr. Joselito L. Buenafe, vice commissioner of the Archdiocesan Commission on Social Communications, the seminar and media fair aim to “1) equip the attendees with reflections and catechesis on Pope Benedict XVI’s Message for World Communications Day 2012, to disseminate to their respective constituents, and 2) provide the Church media entities with the opportunity to promote their ministry to the assembly.” 

Members of the media ministry in parishes and shrines and those involved in the media ministry of various organizations and communities are expected to this archdiocesan World Communications Day celebration.

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Bernardino Cortez, chairman of the Commission on Social Communications of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines will welcome the participants to the seminar and media fair. Fr. Nono Alfonso, S.J. will give a conference titled, “Reflections and Catechesis on the Pope’s WCD 2012 Message.” The second talk in the afternoon on “The Pastoral Challenge of the Pope’s WCD 2012 Message” will be given by Mr. Edwin Lopez.

For more information on this seminar and media fair call Ms. Sharon Isla or Ms. Marla Yap at 5623331 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .




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"Silence and Word: Path of Evangelization"
Sunday, 20 May 2012