WACOM III Bogotá 15-19 August 2014 Tentative Schedule

WACOM III Bogotá 15-19 August 2014 Tentative Schedule

In the friendship and under the gaze of the witnesses of the Divine Mercy,

Future saints John XXIII and John Paul II
Saint Faustina Kowalska
Saint John Eudes
Santa Madre Laura
Blessed Michal Sopocko
here the 5 day-programme, concluding on S. John Eudes’ Memory (August 19) :

Thursday 14 August 2014

Evening : Check-in desk, registrations and backpacks.

Friday 15 August 2014

8:00 Morning prayer - Laudes

9:00 Opening talks

9.15 Talk by Cardinal Rubén SALAZAR (Bogotá) : MERCY AT THE SERVICE OF RECONCILIATION AND PEACE IN COLOMBIA

10.00 Testimony : Antonio José GARCÍA FERNANDEZ, Advocate, (Comisión Nacional de Conciliación) OUR WORK WITH THE VICTIMS OF THE ARMED CONFLICT IN COLOMBIA

10.20 Testimony : Dra. Diana Sofía GIRALDO (Fundación Víctimas Visibles), with the testimony of one VICTIM OF THE ARMED CONFLICT

10:40 Snack

11:10 Talk by Cardinal Christoph SCHÖNBORN (Viena) : THE DIVINE MERCY, OUR MISSION

12:00 Holy Mass (Msgr. Alapati MATAELIGA, archbishop of Apia, Samoa-Oceania)

1:00 Lunch

2:00 Transfer

3:00 Hour of the Divine Mercy - Workshops – Visits to social Works of the Church in peripheries

6:00 Cultural and missionary activities in public squares

Saturday 16 August 2014

8:00 Morning prayer - Laudes

8:45 Talk by Msgr. Santiago SILVA and Padre Leonidas ORTIZ LOZADA (CELAM) : HOW TO BECOME DISCIPLES MISSIONARIES OF CHRIST MERCY TODAY, ACCORDING TO THE APARECIDA DOCUMENT AND IN THE CONTINENTAL MISSION

9:30 Testimony of Mary SARINDHORN (Thailand) : HOW A BOUDDHIST WOMAN HAD THE EXPERIENCE OF FORGIVENESS COMING FROM THE LIVING CHRIST ?

10.00 Testimony of Sr. Ifunanya UGWOHA, NES (Nigeria) : ENCOUNTERING MARY, MOTHER OF MERCY, IN INTERCESSION AND COUNSELING

10:30 Snack

11:00 Talk by Martin HOEGGER (protestant pastor of Switzerland) : ENCOUNTERING THE DIVINE MERCY THROUGH THE EXPERIENCE OF LECTIO DIVINA

12:00 Holy Mass (Msgr. Martin UZOUKWU, Minna, Nigeria)

1:00 Lunch

2:00 Transfer

3:00 Hour of the Divine Mercy - Lectio divina Workshops

6:00 Cultural and missionary activities in public squares

Sunday 17 August 2014

Plaza Bolívar

8:00 Morning prayers - Laudes

8:45 Preaching by Msgr. Eugenio LIRA (Obispo Auxiliario de Puebla, Secretario general de la Conferencia Episcopal Mexicana) : Twelve years after the universal call to Divine Mercy, how to po announce the Mercy of God in our Dioceses, so to prolong Pope Francis’ mission ?

9:45 Workshops with children, youth and adults. Confessions

11:00 Holy Mass : Templete Eucarístico (Card. Rubén SALAZAR)

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Festival of Mercy with 25.000 people - Hour of the Divine Mercy

5:00 Eucharistic Adoration – Conclusive prayer.

Monday 18 August 2014

Visita a la Catedral de Sal - Zipaquirá

7:30 Llegada al punto de encuentro

8:00 Transfer to Zipaquirá.

9:30 Arrival to the Salt Cathedral

10:00 Via crucis for groups by language

12:00 Holy Mass (Card. Philippe BARBARIN, Lyon, France)

1:30 Lunch

2:30 Hour of the Divine Mercy

3:00 Talk by Card. Stanislaw DZIWISZ (Cracovia, Poland))

3.30Snack

4.00 Testimony from China : Fr. Joseph (Chinese Institute for the Mission of Mercy) HOW AN INSTITUTE FOR THE MISSION IN CHINA OFFERS DIVINE MERCY IN ITS FORMATION ?

4.30 Testimony of Claudia COLL (Italy) : FROM BEING A PORNOSTAR TO LIVING AS A MISSIONARY OF THE DIVINE MERCY

5.00 Fr. João HENRIQUE (Brasil) : THE MISSION OF MERCY IN THE BRAZILIAN PERIPHERIES

5:30 Conclusive prayer

6:00 Encounter of the Committee of Cardinals with the Continental and National Coordinators

Tuesday 19 August 2014

8:00 Morning Prayer - Laudes

8:45 Plenary Assembly to share by languages experiences of Mercy and evaluation of Congress

10:00 Snack

10:30 Conclusive Ceremony

10:45 Msgr. Mar ARENAS (Manila) : THE NATIONAL AND DIOCESAN ORGANISATION OF THE MISSION OF MERCY IN THE PHILIPPINES

11.00-11.45 Helen OA (Port Moresby, Papua-New Guinea) : THE MISSION OF MERCY BY THE YOUTH , LOOKING FORWARD TO WYD IN CRACOW AND FOR THE FUTURE WORLD

12:00 Holy Mass (Card. Christoph SCHÖNBORN y Msgr. Ettore BALLESTRERO, Nuncio Apostólico)

1:00 Lunch