CONFERENCE EPISCOPALE DU VIETNAM

Conference Episcopale du Vietnam

(Full Member)

phan-long.jpg Year 2015 Report

  1. Internal situation

Character                                     :               Commission of Bishops’ Conference

Contact Person                          :               Fr. F.X. Vu Phan Long, OFM

E-mail                                          :               fxvpl@yahoo.com

Personal                                       :               84 8 38220988

Fax                                                 :               84 8 38228087

Postal Address                          :               3 Mai Thi Luu Q. 1, Ho Chi MinhCity – Vietnam

Address of the President of the Biblical Commission:

Bishop Joseph Vo Duc Minh

22, Tran Phu – POBox 42, Nha Trang – Vietnam

Email                                            :               – vdmjoe@gmail.com

Official email address of the Commission:     ubkinhthanh@gmail.com

Tel                                                  :               84 058 352 7641

Members                                     :               1 bishop, 21 priests (4 abroad) and 4 sisters.

 

  1. Activities of the members in 2015

 

  1.   Meetings:

– Only 01 meeting for the whole Commission in April, beacause the members are too busy.

–      Attending the 9th Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Biblical Federation at Nemi, Rome.

  1.   Formation:

–      Lectures on Scriptures in the Major Seminaries and Intercongregational Institute for male and female religious.

–      Preparation of the Gospel texts with simple commentaries for family evening prayer at home; more substantial commentaries for parish priests.

  1.   Publications:

–      03 manuals on Holy Scripture, especially on Lectio Divina.

–      20 biblical meditations for the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy (mandate of the Conference Episcopale of Vietnam)

 

  1.   Other: Out of the request of the Commission, VN Bishops’ Conference accepted the translation of the whole Bible by the Group Liturgy of Hours as the “vulgate” text for the VN Church.

 

  1. Program for 2016

        CBF Vietnam/National level

  1.   Meetings:

– 03 meetings of the whole Commission.

– Possible meeting of the CBF-SEA in Nha Trang.

 

  1.   Formation:

– Ongoing training various ways and methods of approaching God’s Word for prayer and life, especially through Lectio Divina.

– Lectures of Holy Scripture in the Major Seminaries and the Religious Congregations: Teach and present the manuals on Holy Scripture.

 

  1.   Publications:

Website for Biblical Pastoral is going on, with rich contributions such as sketches of homilies, exegetical presentations, suggestions for Lectio Divina, diverse articles, sharings, news: http://www.kinhthanhvn.org.

 

  1.   Other

 

Report sent by Fr. FX Vu Phan Long, OFM

(Updated: September 9, 2016)

 

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Year 2016 Report

 

I. Internal situation

Character                  :           Commission of Bishops’ Conference

Contact Person        :           Fr. F.X. Vu Phan Long, OFM

E-mail                       :           fxvpl@yahoo.com

Personal                    :           84 8 38220988

Fax                              :           84 8 38228087

Postal Address        :           3 Mai Thi Luu Q. 1, Ho Chi MinhCity – Vietnam

Address of the President of the Biblical Commission:

Bishop Joseph Vo Duc Minh

22, Tran Phu – POBox 42, Nha Trang – Vietnam

Email                         :           – vdmjoe@gmail.com

– Official email address of the Commission:                                                                                              ubkinhthanh@gmail.com

Tel                              :           84 058 352 7641

Members                   :           1 bishop, 21 priests (4 abroad) and 4 sisters.

 

II. Activities of the members in 201

  1. Meetings:

– 02 meetings of the whole Commission.

  1.   Formation:

– Lectures on Scriptures in the Major Seminaries and Intercongregational Institute for male and female religious.

– Preparation of the Gospel texts with simple commentaries for family evening prayer at home; more substantial commentaries for parish priests.

  1.   Publications:

– 02 manuals on Holy Scripture, especially on Lectio Divina.

– Publication of one booklet of the 22 meditations on the Divine Mercy for the Jubilee.

  1.   Other: Out of the request of the Commission, VN Bishops’ Conference accepted the translation of the whole Bible by the Group Liturgy of Hours as the “vulgate” text for the VN Church.

 

III. Program for 2017

            CBF Vietnam/National level

  1.   Meetings:

– 02 meetings of the whole Commission.

– Preparation for the SEA Workshop in Nha Trang.

  1.   Formation:

– Ongoing training various ways and methods of approaching God’s Word for prayer and life, especially through Lectio Divina.

– Lectures of Holy Scripture in the Major Seminaries and the Religious Congregations: Teach and present the manuals on Holy Scripture.

  1.   Publications:

Website for Biblical Pastoral is going on, with rich contributions such as sketches of homilies, exegetical presentations, suggestions for Lectio Divina, diverse articles, sharings, news: http://www.kinhthanhvn.net.

  1.   Other: Project of translation of books on biblical exegesis of the foreign scholars in Vietnamese and of redaction of books on biblical hermeneutic.

Report sent by Fr. FX Vu Phan Long, OFM

(Updated: September 9, 2016)

 

 

 

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