Cardinal Mafi to Saipan Youths: “Keep the Journey!”

Posted by - October 21, 2017

The simplicity and the very personal approach in sharing his personal journey of faith enabled Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi to relate and encouraged hundreds of youths of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa to ‘keep the journey, weak as we are’. On Sunday, October 15th, it was probably the first time for many if not

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Mother Margarita and Mission

Posted by - October 21, 2017

Celebrated each October, World Mission Sunday is a special day for the Catholic Church to publicly renew its commitment to being missionary. Essentially this means that as Christians we need to be engaged in evangelization; bringing the love and redemptive news of Jesus Christ to the world. We are all called to do this in

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The duo of Kaitlyn Balgoa and John Kent Clitar, and Maria Althea Mendiola and Auston Guiawan recited their poem from Valentine N. Sengebau.

ESFDB School Level Valentine N. Sengebau Recital

Posted by - October 21, 2017

By: Edward C. Maratita, Jr. On Saturday, October 14, Eskuelan San Francisco de Borja held its school level 4th Annual Valentine N. Sengebau Recital. In preparation for the 14th Annual Valentine N. Sengebau Poetry Competition to be held on October 17 on Saipan, parents, guardians, and guest gathered at the school cafeteria to listen, watch,

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The Marriage Encounter Weekend Is M.E. right for us?

Posted by - October 21, 2017

Marriage Encounter Weekends are a special time for a married couple to escape from all distractions: work, kids, bills, and other pressures and concerns. When was the last time you had a weekend like that? The next CNMI Weekend takes place at the Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan from November 17-19 2017. Couples reside at

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MCS Knights Demonstrate Marked Improvement in National Reading Assessment

Posted by - October 21, 2017

Mount Carmel School students recently improved their performance on a national reading assessment designed to improve interdisciplinary literacy. From August 1 through September 30th, and so early in the school year, 65% of students are already approaching, meeting, or exceeding literacy benchmarks for college and workforce readiness. The assessment was part of the school’s participation

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World Mission Sunday 2017

Posted by - October 14, 2017

World Mission Sunday, promoted by the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, is a day set aside for Catholics worldwide to recommit themselves to the Church’s missionary activity through prayer and sacrifice. In his message earlier this year, Pope Francis said: “World Mission Day is a good opportunity for enabling the missionary heart of

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Rota celebrates feast of Patron San Francisco de Borja

Posted by - October 14, 2017

By: Edward C. Maratita, Jr. The San Francisco de Borja fiesta is a popular way people on Rota share their faith, culture, and tradition. An event typically tied to the celebration of the island’s patron saint, Mass and a procession are followed by a fiesta, which is a great way for visitors to Rota to

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