Verbum Dei founder called to the Lord

Fr Jaime Bonet was called to the Lord on June 25.Rev. Fr Jaime Bonet, founder of Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity, died on 25 June 2017 in the Henares University Hospital in Coslada, Madrid. He was 91 years old and had been battling a deteriorating illness for a long time.Fr Bonet was born in Alqueria Blanca, [...]

Symposium: The Word of God is a person – Jesus

The Word of God is “someone”, not “something”.This point was repeatedly emphasised during the July 11 Bible Symposium, the first such event organised by the newly formed Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate.“The Word of God is Jesus … with a voice, a face and a heart,” said Verbum Dei Sr Sandra Seow at the daylong event held [...]

Verbum Dei to run Bible apostolate

The Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity has been tasked with running the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate – a responsibility the community says has been received with both joy and fear.“Joy because of this opportunity to share our Verbum Dei spirituality and charism to a bigger audience,” Sr Sandra Seow told CatholicNews, and “fear too” because it is [...]

Verbum Dei’s prayer journal

The Verbum Dei Missionaries in Singapore have published a “prayer journal” for students, working adults, retirees, believers and those searching for God.Prayer for Living: The Word of God for Daily Prayer contains daily Gospel readings for the next Liturgical Year, which starts on the First Sunday of Advent on Dec 1. […]

Verbum Dei marks 50th year

The Verbum Dei Missionaries in Singapore launched their worldwide congregation’s 50th anniversary celebrations with a Mass at Church of St Teresa Church.The March 24 Mass was celebrated by Fr Gerson Ortiz, a Philippines-based Verbum Dei priest, and Friar Antonio Gonzalez, a Dominican priest based in Singapore.“As missionaries, our mission is to share with others the [...]

Verbum Domini: Word of the Lord

We take a look this month at Pope Benedict XVI’s post-synodal apostolic exhortation on the Word of GodMay 2011, SPI Newsletter: In October 2006, Benedict XVI chose the topic, “The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church,” and in April of 2007 he announced a synod in which the bishops would [...]

Apostolic Exhortation ‘Verbum Domini’

VATICAN CITY, 11 NOV 2010 (VIS) – At midday today in the Holy See Press Office, the presentation took place of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Verbum Domini” of Benedict XVI, on the Word of God in the life and mission of the Church. Today’s press conference was presented by Cardinal Marc Ouellet P.S.S., prefect of [...]

Verbum Dei sisters take “builders of faith” to China

The Singapore group having an input session with the youths of Shantou.THE PRESSING NEED of Catholics in China prompted two Verbum Dei sisters in Singapore, Sister Maria Jose and Sister Sandra Seow, to organise a 12-day mission trip with a group of 14 Singaporean Catholics to Shantou and Fuzhou in southern China. The 16 participants [...]