The expansion of this seminary, a sign of hope: Cardinal Martino

Opening

Kuching: “The expansion of this seminary is a sign of hope, and our gathering in prayer today is a manifestation of our great trust in the Lord,” said Cardinal Renato Martino during Mass on 15th June 2009, a momentous day for St Peter’s College, the Major Seminary of the Archdiocese of Kuching.

Cardinal Renato Martino currently the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace arrived from Rome for the official opening and blessing of the new wing to the Seminary together with the Apostolic Delegate Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Archbishop John Ha, Archbishop Emeritus Peter Chung, Bishop Cornelius Piong, Bishop Dominic Su and Bishop Joseph Hii.

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First Bishop from St Peter’s College

SANDAKAN — St Peter’s College (Kuching) made history on 15 October when one of its graduates, Fr Julius Dusin Gitom, was ordained the first bishop of the new Diocese of Sandakan in Sabah.

The ordination of Bishop Julius confirms the vision of Archbishop Emeritus Peter Chung who established St Peter’s College in 1980 to be a place of formation for priests and bishops. Since then, it has produced over 55 priests and, now for the first time, a bishop. Continue reading First Bishop from St Peter’s College

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