LIVING SKY RETREAT CENTRE, LUMSDEN
MAY 3, 2017
By Frank Flegel
For Filipino Bishop Pablo David it was almost like speaking with his own priests at home in the Philippines as he delivered the annual Archdiocesan Clergy Retreat at the Living Skies Retreat Centre (formerly St. Michael’s Retreat). At least 10 of the 55 priests in the audience were from the Philippines and serving in various parishes throughout the Regina Archdiocese. None of the Filipino priests came from Bishop David’s Caloocan Diocese but they had heard of him and were pleased that he was there to deliver the retreat. Bishop David also took the time to celebrate the regular Saturday afternoon mass at Holy Child Church which has a large Filipino population.
Bishop David based his talks on the biblical passage in which Jesus joins two apostles on the road to Emmaus. There are several biblical references to this particular episode and the Bishop chose the version in Luke’s Gospel as the...Read More