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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 Lashio

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • English Language and speaking Class:
    30
  • Pre-kindergarten:
    8

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Boarding schools:
    24
  • Centers, hostels for youth:
    1, in Lashio
  • Dispensaries:
    8
  • Homes for the disabled:
    2, at Naung Cho and Lashio
  • Nurseries (daycare centers for nursery children):
    8
  • Orphanages:
    3 in Lashio

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Commission for Animation: Father Paul Zau Sam
  • Commission for Catholic Action: U Naw Lawn
  • Commission for Ecumenism: Father Luigi Lum Dau
  • Commission for Evangelization: Father Dominic Savio Jude
  • Commission for Family: Father John Sau Luk
  • Commission for Health: Father Dominic Savio Jude
  • Commission for Laity: Father Igino Ying Bawm
  • Commission for Liturgy: Father Joseph Thein Aung
  • Commission for P.M.S: Father Dominic Savio Jude
  • Commission for Pastoral: Father Fidele Zau Nan
  • Commission for Social Communication: Father Julian Aung Htoo
  • Commission for Youth: Father Lucas Hla Yawng
  • Lashio Karuna (Commission for Development)::
    Address: Catholic Church, Sankaung Road, Ward - 2, Lashio. NSS - 06301
    Phone: (95) 82-22606, 22603
    Director: Father Paul Zau Sam
    Secretary: Mr. Eddie
    Staff: Sister Jacinta Kai Gyi
    Treasurer: Daw Angela
    Manager for Livelihood board: Daw Angela
    Manager for Social Welfare and Health board
    Manager for Education board: Ma Nyo Mi Than
    Manager for Agriculture board: Monsignor Joseph Jangmaw Din

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Carpentry Training Center (Diocesan Center)
  • Diocesan Youth Organization
  • Legion of Mary
  • Mechanic workshop (Diocesan Center)
  • St. Vincent De Paul Association
  • Tailoring Training Center (SJA and Reparation)

Social Communications

  • Commission for Social Communication:
    Father Julian Aung Htoo
    Sacred Heart Cathedral Catholic Church
    Sankaung Road, Ward - 2, Lashio. NSS - 06301
    Phone: (95) 82-22606, 23148
  • Newsletters (Lin Yaung Chi or Ah Lin Dan)

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