RD Congo

The main events programmed by the Institutes of the Pauline Family in the Congo (Daughters of St. Paul, Society of St. Paul, Pious Disciples, Pauline Cooperators) to celebrate the Pauline Year are:
 
29 June 2008 – Solemn opening of the Pauline Year in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Congo. The Eucharistic Celebration will be presided over by Apostolic Nuncio, Bishop Giovanni D’Aniello.
13 September 2008 – Conference at the Rabbouni Center on the theme: Who Is Paul of Tarsus? Speaker: Fr. Roger Wawa, ssp, biblical scholar.
11 October 2008 – Conference at the Rabbouni Center on the theme: The Letters of St. Paul (1). Speaker: Fr. Buetubela Balembo, biblical scholar.
12 November 2008 – Conference at St. Raphael Parish on the theme: The Letters of St. Paul (2). Speaker: Fr. Jean Bosco Matand, biblical scholar.
14 December 2008 – Conference at the Rabbouni Center on the theme: The Letters of St. Paul (3). Speaker: Fr. Valentin Kapambu, biblical scholar.
10 January 2009 – Conference at the Rabbouni Center on the theme: Paul and Christ (Acts 9:1-19a). Speaker: Fr. Moko Ekanga, biblical scholar.
13 January 2009 – Cineforum.
7 February 2009 – Conference at the Rabbouni Center on the theme: Paul and Work. Speak-er: Fr. Jean Bosco Matand, biblical scholar.
4 March 2009 – Conference in Divine Master Parish on the theme: Paul and Woman. Speak-er: Fr. Buetubela Balembo, biblical scholar.
18 April 2009 – Conference at the Rabbouni Center on the theme: Paul and Prayer. Speaker: Fr. José Moko.
31 May 2009 – Round table discussion on the theme: Paul: Model for Communicators. Panel members: Fr. Jean Baptiste Malenge, communications expert; Sr. Godelieve Mastaki, fsp, communications expert; Fr. Roger Wawa, biblical scholar.
June 2009 – Eucharistic Celebration closing the Pauline Year presided over by His Excellency Laurent Monsengwa, Archbishop of Kinshasa.
July 2009 – Annual Retreat of the Pauline Family on St. Paul.
 
The conferences will be adapted to audiovisual format to favor their transmission.
 
In preparation on the apostolic level:
 
1. Novena to St. Paul
2. Translation of the booklet, St. Paul: Our Ancestors in Faith, published by the FSP East Africa Delegation
3. Calendar (FSP-SSP co-production)
4. Picture post cards
5. Stickers (FSP-SSP co-production)
6. St. Paul posters
 
 

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