In Memories of Two Cardinals in Asia

Cardinal Cheong
Cardinal Sim

The Church in Asia lost two cardinals in less than two months this year.

Cardinal Cornelius Sim, a new cardinal in Asia and the first of Brunei, died on May 29. He was 69.

Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, 89, former archbishop of Seoul and president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea, passed away on April 27.

More about the lives of Cardinal Sim and Cardinal Cheong
and the Churches in Brunei and South Korea, of which their missions were dedicated to.

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Diocese of Larantuka

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Credit Unions:
    Credit Union of Sinar Sharon
  • Foundations:
    1.Papa Miskin (poor father) Foundation in San Dominggo
    2.Ratu Rosari (Queen of Rosary) Foundation in Lebao
    3.Flores Timur Catholic Schools Foundation in Postoh
    4.St Gabriel Foundation in Hokeng
    5.Larantuka Socio-economic Development Foundation in Weri
    6.Mardiwiyata Foundation in Podor
    7.Karya Wiyata (teaching work) Foundation in Kiwangona Company:
  • Foundations:
  • Hospital -Bukit Hospital:
    Address: Lewoleba, Lembata, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
  • Hospitals:
  • Indonesia Medical clinics:
  • Indonesia Medical clinics:
    1.St Raphael Boto Clinic in Lembata
    2.Stella Marris Clinic in Enatukan, Solor
    3.St Joseph Clinic in Kiwangona
    4.St Theresa Clinic in Lebao, Larantuka
    5.St Margareth Clinic in Pamakayo, Solor
    6.R.A. Kartini Clinic in Riangkemie
    7.St Anna Clinic in Waibalun
    8.Politoben Clinic in Witihama
  • St Damian Leprosarium:
    Address: Lewoleba, Lembata, East Nusa Tenggara,

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Association of Catholic Health Services (Perdhaki)
  • Center of Basic Ecclesial Communities Development
  • Commission for Catchetics:
    In-Charge: Father Fransiskus da Santo
  • Commission for Education:
    In-Charge: Father Eduardus Jebarus
  • Commission for Family:
    In-Charge: Father Lukas Darsono, MSF
  • Commission for Justice and Peace:
    In-Charge: Father Benyamin Davo
  • Commission for Liturgy:
    In-Charge: Father Donatus Slidang Kolin
  • Commission for Mission:
    In-Charge: Father Paulus Lowoema
  • Commission for Social Communications:
    In-Charge: Father Leonardus Lewokrore
  • Commission for Socio-economic Development:
    In-Charge: Father Yansen Raring
  • Commission for the Bible:
    In-Charge: Father Gregorius Kedang
  • Commission for the Laity:
    In-Charge: Mr. Bernardus Tukan
  • Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrant and Itinerant People:
    In-Charge: Father Laurensius Riberu
  • Commission for Women:
    In-Charge: Mrs. Agnes Nely Witin
  • Commission for Youth:
    In-Charge: Father Marianus Dewantoro Welan

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Academics Association of Indonesia (ISKA) Larantuka chapter
  • Catholic Women of the Republic of Indonesia (WKRI) Larantuka chapter
  • Catholic Youth Flores Timur chapter
  • Konfreria (group for fathers)
  • Legion of Mary
  • St. Anna group for mothers
  • Union of Catholic University Students of the Republic of Indonesia (PMKRI) Larantuka chapter

Social Communications

  • Diocesan bulletin (quarterly):
    ddress: Jl. Mgr. Miguel Rangel 1-2, San Dominggo, Kelurahan Larantuka, Kecamatan Larantuka, Kabupaten Flores Timur, East Nusa Tenggara 86213, Indonesia
    Phone: +62383 - 21170
    Fax: +62383 - 21443

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Senior High Schools:
  • Junior High Schools:
  • Vocational Schools:

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