On January 13 – 18, 2015 the Province of the Queen of Peace (Indonesia) has held its Provincial Chapter in Ruma Retret Tirta Ria, Pontianak, Kalimantan, Indonesia. This province of 162 professed members held many discussions and formed the outline of the next four years of Province Life. Father Nikodemus Jimbun, having served out the last 27 months of the term of office of Fr. Sabinus Lohin who was elected a General Consultor at the 2012 General Chapter, was elected as Provincial Superior. Fathers Markus Adu, Antonius Janga, Ligorius Jalak and Stefanus Suryanto where re-elected to the Council, with Markus Adu being chosen as First Consultor. The Chapter has 38 participants including Most Rev. Fr. Joachim Rego (Superior General), Fr. Sabinus Lohin (General Consultor) and Fr. Lawrence Finn (PASPAC President).
(Paraphrased from the Letter of Bro. Lawrence Finn, C.P.)
The newly elected Leadership team for REPAC: (left to right) Antonius Janga, Stefanus Suryanto, Nikodemus Jimbun (Provincial), Ligorius Jalak, Markus Adu (First Consultor).
The opening of the Chapter with a presentation by Fr. Nikodemus, Provincial Superior. Pictured are Fr. William Chang, O.F.M.Cap. (Moderator) and the Superior General.
The CCC hard at work late at night.
Fr. Ligorius and Professed Student Marianus Sihabit keep the paper flowing.
Fr. Martinus Jeruit, Rector at Pontianak, making a point.
The Superior General with the Chapter participants.
Just before the presentation on PASPAC to the Chapter, – Official Chapter shirts.
Most sessions began with music, song and sometimes dance.
The elections began with the traditional “Veni Creator Spiritus” – followed by a dance…
-and the serious business of discerning the Leadership team for the next four years.
The new leadership team with the Superior General, Sabinus Lohin, General Consultor and Laurence Finn, President of PASPAC.