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THAILAND

Catholic Bishops’ Conference

of Thailand

Full Member

_______________________________________________________________

Annual Report:

Catholic Biblical Division of

Archdiocese of Bangkok 2016

(Associate Member)

1. Internal situation
Character :      Biblical Division of Archdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand
Telephone:      (66) 24290124 to 33 Fax (662)4290120
Website:          http://www.thaicatholicbible.com

  

Contact person : Rev. John Baptist Somkiat Trinikorn E-mail : s_trinikorn@hotmail.com

Contact person: Rev. John Baptist Somkiat

Trinikorn E-mail : s_trinikorn@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Coordinator : Ms Tadsanee Mathurotsuwan E-mail : tadsaneem1961@gmail.com

Coordinator : Ms Tadsanee Mathurotsuwan

E-mail : tadsaneem1961@gmail.com

2. Activities:

       2.1 Formation of Catechists / Religious

             2.1.1 Teaching the student-catechists at Saengtham College, Sampran, 72 students.
2.1.2 Teaching at National Catechetical Center Summer Course March 23 – April 28,   2016, there are 94 students.
2.1.3 Conducted the Bibliodrama Workshop for Catechist ,there are 37 participants on June 30 – 2 July, 2016 at Pastoral Training Center of Bangkok “Baan Phu Waan” Sampran .
2.1.4 Conducted the Phuwaan (The Sower) 40 days Course (Biblical Formation) from June 1 to May 30 – July 8, 2016 at Baan Phu Waan Pastoral Training Center. There were 24
participants from Thailand, Laos
2.1.5 Conducted at the Joy of Discovery in Bible study (JOD), there are 26 participants on July 4-7, 2016 at Pastoral Training Center of Bangkok “Baan Phu Waan” Sampran .
2.1.6 Conducted at the Joy of Discovery in Gospel of John (JOD-JOHN), by Miss Carmencita
Rojas, Bishop Vira Arpondratana and Miss Tadsanee Mathurotsuwan, there are 39
participants on November 14-17 ,2016 at Pastoral Training Center of Bangkok “Baan
Phu Waan” Sampran .
2.1.7 Conducted at Course “Prophets’ Voices of Mercy” (Isiah, Hoseah, Amos and Micah)
there are 80 and 120 participants on July 30-31, 2016 and September 24-25, 2016 at
Pastoral Training Center of Bangkok “Baan Phu Waan” Sampran .
2.1.8 Conducted at the Biblical course “In the Footsteps of Jesus” there are 32 participants on November 12-28, 2016 at The Centre for Biblical formation, Notre Dame de Sion, Ecce Homo Convent,  Jerusalem and Galilee, Israel.

2.2 Teaching Religious Education

     2.2.1 Sunday schools in St.Peter Church and Assumption Cathedral , there are 40 children
2.2.2 RCIA we teach young and adults who want to be Catholic every Sunday
each year we have 200 Neophytes
2.2.3 Bible Study Course on Saturday morning and full day February 6,13,20 and 27, 2016
there are 59 participants :Topic the Old Testament “Numbers and Deuteronomy”, at
National Catechetical Center
2.2.4 Conducted Family Bible Quiz zone 4, November 6,2016, at Holy Family church 47 teams and Zone 5, December 11,2016, at St.Peter church 54 teams
2.2.5 There are BEC about 30-50 groups that read and sharing the Bible every
week and month

2.3 Biblical Course by Correspondence

2.3.1 There are 117 new members for this year; total 1,478 members.
2.3.2 There are 1890 members for received Bible message on lines

2.4 For Students

2.4.1 Promoting in our Catholic Schools to read The Book of Wisdom
for 7283 students and answer the question of The Book of Wisdom.
2.4.2We have Catechetical and Bible Mobile Team go to our schools during January to December. There are 300 participants.
2.4.3 Conducted Bible camp III “Gospel of Luke” August 5-7, 2016 there are 132 students ,
Oct 3-5,2016 there are 52 students , at Pastoral Training Center of Bangkok
“Baan Phu Waan” Sampran, Oct 21-23,2016 there are 41 students, at
“Baan Phu Waan” Sampran,
2.4.4 Conducted Bangkok Bible Contest II “Gospel of Luke” September 1,2016 there are 143
teams, each team 2 persons at Pastoral Training Center of Bangkok “Baan Phu Waan”
Sampran

3. Publications in 2016

We published:
 Daily homily on facebook and on Television (every morning of Sunday)
 Printed Bible workbook for the student grade 1-3, each grade 2000 copies.
 Printed Gospel of Luke 15,000 copies.

Programs for 2017

1. Meetings
1.1 Bible Committee Annual Conference :
– January 26, 2017, at Baan Phu Waan Pastoral Training Center, Samphran
– July 27-28, 2017, at Baan Phu Waan Pastoral Training Center, Samphran
2. Formation
2.1 Teaching the student-catechists at Saengtham College, Sampran,
2.2 Teaching at National Catechetical Center Summer Course March 20 – April 27, 2017

2.3 Bible Study Course
2.3.1 On Saturday and Sunday Bible study and retreat “Gospel of Matthew” on March 11-12,
2017 at Baan Phu Waan Pastoral Training Center, Samphran
2.3.2 On Saturday morning (Zone 1-6 of Archdiocese of BKK)
– February 11and 18 ,2017 ; May 20 and 27 , 2017 and November 2017 : topic the Old
Testament “Joshua Judges and Ruth and the Gospel of Matthew .
2.3.3 Phuwaan (The Sower) 40 days’ Course (Biblical Formation) from May 28 to
July 7, 2017 at Baan Phu Waan Pastoral Training Center, Samphran

2.4 Bangkok Bible Camp “Gospel of Matthew” at Baan Phu Waan Pastoral Training Center,
Samphran
2.4.1 For Student on June 16-18 and Aug 4-6, 2017
2.4.2 For Youth on Oct 20-22 2017
2.5 Bangkok Bible contest 3 rd on Sep 7, 2017 at Baan Phu Waan Pastoral Training
Center, Samphran
2.6 Biblical Course by correspondence all the year 2017.
2.8 Promoting in our Catholic family to read the Gospel of Matthew
2.8 Biblical Formation for the coordinators ,catechists, lay people etc
formation in the Israel on November 3-20, 2017

3. Publications
 DVD Homily Year II 3000 copies.
 Printed Bible workbook for the student grade 4-6 ,
each grade 2000 copies.
 Printed Gospel of Matthew 15,000 copies.

Reported by: Ms Tadsanee Mathurotsuwan

Updated: February, 2017

8 Responses

  1. Can I buy a Catholic Thai language bible from your organization? I am having trouble finding a Catholic Bible in the Thai language for my wife of 37 years. We live in the United States and will pay for all cost for handling and mailing the bible.

    Thank you & God bless you and the Catholic Church

  2. thank you for the information in this page.
    May I know of the correct email address
    of Ms. Tadsanee Mathurotsuwan?
    my email add is: lumactaom@yahoo.com
    Thank you.

  3. Where can I find Thai religious education text, Bibles and Prayerbooks? I have parishioner who is from Bankok married to an American and she wishes to
    take instructions in the Catholic Faith? Are such items available in the United States?

    Father Clifford Stevens
    Boys Town, Nebraska
    stevensc@boystown.org

    • Thank you for your reply. I wil be waiting for any information you can give me.

      Father Clifford Stevens
      Boys Town, Nebraska

      • Father Stevens
        I am not sure your address, that I can send some book to you. So please confirm your address again.So I ask my director about the Thai religious education text, etc. He said to me to prepare some book and send to you.
        And I would like to know e-mail of Thai people that she would like to take instructions in the Catholic Faith. later we can help her more in Thai language, ok. Thank you. /Tadsanee

  4. Dear Father Clifford Stevens
    First of all, I would like to say I am sorry that I didn’t open this website for along time. So I can help you, you can find Thai Religious Education text, Bibles and prayerbooks only in Thailand . So please write your address and I will send these books to you. ok
    my E-mail : tadsanee_m1961@hotmail.com
    God bless you, Tadsanee Mathurotsuwan
    Bangkok , Thailand

  5. Dear Father Clifford Stevens,

    I praise and thank God for leading me to this website. I live in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. My late mom is Thai and moved here 60 years ago. I would like to learn more about Thai language thru Bible, songs and prayer. I could not contact my relative in Ratchaburi and I never been to Thailand, I am looking forward to buy Thai Catholic Bible, Hymn book, Sunday missal, Thai-Eng-Thai dictionary with large character prints etc. I hope someone can help me and I’ll pay all expensives.
    ผมบังคิดถึงเมือวไืืทย วันนึงผมจะกลับมา
    คบพระคุณคุณพ่อSteven ขอพระเจ้่าทรงอวยพรทุกท่าน
    สวัสดีครับ
    Alex Voo

  6. hello good day!

    where can I able to buy Catholic bible here in Bangkok.. Thanks!

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