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Theological Symposium

  1. Rev. Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, OP

Director of the Las Casas Institute of Blackfriars, Oxford

Former position:

Former Master, Order of Preachers (1992-2001)

Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum, Rome

Born: August 22, 1945

Ordained Priest: October 10, 1971

Education/Honors:

Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Oxford University

Symposium Topic and Schedule:

“The Christian Virtue of Hope”

Day 1, Wednesday, January 20

  1. Rev. Fr. Francis Moloney, SDB

Senior Professorial Fellow at Australian Catholic University

Visiting professor at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, in Berkeley, CA, USA.

Former positions:

Foundation Professor of Theology at Australian Catholic University (1994-98)

Professor of New Testament, Katharine Drexel Professor of Religious Studies, and Dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (1999-2005).

The Provincial of the Australia-Pacific Province of the Salesians of Don Bosco (2005-2011).

First Profession: 1961

Priestly Ordination: 1970

Education:

BA:  University of Melbourne

Theology: Salesian Pontifical University (Rome)

STL: Salesian Pontifical University (Rome)

SSL: Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome)

DPhil: Oxford University (UK)

STD: St Mary’s University and Seminary (Baltimore, MD)

D. Univ: Australian Catholic University

Symposium Topic and Schedule:

“He loved them to the end (Jn. 13:1): The Eucharist in the Gospel of John”

Day 1, Wednesday, January 20

  1. Rev. Fr. Mark Francis, CSV

President of the Catholic Theological Union

Former positions:

Superior General of the Clerics of St. Viator (2000 – 2012)

Visiting scholar at Santa Clara University.

Priestly Ordination: 1982

Education:

Master of Divinity degree and a Master of Arts degree in Theology, Catholic Theological Union

Doctorate in Sacred Liturgy (S.L.D.), the Pontifical Liturgical Institute of Sant'Anselmo, Rome.

Symposium Topic and Schedule:

    “Liturgy and Inculturation”

 Day 2, Thursday, January 21

  1. Most Rev. Piero Marini, DD

President of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses

Titular Archbishop of Martirano

Former positions:

Roman Curia:

        

Consilium ad exsequendam Constitutionem de sacra Liturgia (1965-1969)

        

Congregation for Divine Worship (1970 – 1975)

        

Congregation for the Sacraments and for Divine Worship (1975 – 1987)

        Master of Papal Liturgical Celebrations – Appointed by Pope John Paul II (1987)

Born:  13 January 1942

Ordained Priest:  27 June 1965

Episcopal Ordination: 19 March 1998

Education/Honors:

Doctorate in Theology, specialization in liturgy - Saint Anselm, Rome (1970)

Doctorate in Political Science – Libera Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali, Rome (1981)

Honorary Doctorate in Theology – University of Fribourg (2009)

Symposium Topic and Schedule:

“The History of the Novus Ordo”

Day 2, Thursday, January 21

  1. Rev. Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

Chief Executive Officer, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation

Member of the Episcopal Commission for Communications for the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Social Communications

Member of the Board of Directors of the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.

Member of the Board of Trustees of St. Thomas Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee

Member of the Board of Trustees of St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York,

Member of the Board of Trustees Gregorian Foundation Board of the Pontifical Jesuit Universities in Rome.

Consultor to the John Cardinal Foley Chair at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia.

Former positions:

Lectured in Sacred Scripture at Canadian Universities in Toronto, Windsor and London.

(1990-2008)

Executive Director of the Newman Centre Catholic Chaplaincy at the University of Toronto. (1994-2000)

Represented the Canadian Bishops on the Canadian Christian-Jewish Consultation.

(1994 – 2006)

Chief Executive Officer and National Director of the World Youth Day and the Papal Visit of Pope John Paul II, that took place in Toronto during July, 2002.

Master of Scholastics of the Basilian Fathers in Toronto. (2003-2006)

Elected to the General Council of the Congregation of Priests of St. Basil and served for four years as Second Councilor. (2006)

Appointed by the Vatican as the English-speaking Media Attaché of the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican that focused on "The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church."

(October 2008)

Appointed once again to be the English-speaking Media Attaché of the Synod of Bishops on "The New Evangelization" (October 2012)

President and Vice-chancellor of Assumption University in Windsor, Ontario.

(December 1, 2011- until June 1, 2015)

Born: 1959

Priestly Ordination: 1986

Education:

Bachelors of Arts in Italian and French Language and Literature, St. John Fisher College

Advanced degrees in Theology and Sacred Scripture from:

         Regis College in the Toronto School of Theology [1985]

The Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome [1991]

The École Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem [1994]

Symposium Topic and Schedule:

“Evangelizing a Secular World”

Day 3, Friday, January 22

  1. Josefina Manabat, EDd, SLD

Dean, Graduate School of Liturgy in San Beda College, Manila

Vice President for Academics, San Beda College, Manila

Consultor, CBCP Episcopal Commission on Liturgy

Education:

Doctor in Sacred Liturgy (SLD), Pontificium Athenaeum S. Anselmi De Urbe Rome, Italy (2003)

Licentiate in Sacred Liturgy (SLL), Pontificium Athenaeum S. Anselmi De Urbe Rome, Italy (2001)

Doctor in Education (EdD) , De La Salle University Taft Ave., Manila (1993)

Master of Arts, Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Hts., Q.C (1987)

Certificate of Competency, Paul VI Institute of Liturgy Malaybalay City, Bukidnon (1997)

Certificate of Competency, Mother of Life Center Novaliches, Q.C. (1982)

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Assumption University, San Fernando, Pampanga (1980)

Born:  4 April 1961

Symposium Topic and Schedule:

“A Catechesis on the Sunday Eucharist”

Day 3, Friday, January 22

Congress Proper

  1. Most Rev. Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, OFM, DD

Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Trujillo

First Vice President of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference

Member of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America

Chancellor and founder of the Catholic University of Trujillo

Former positions:

Rector of the Higher Institute of Theological Studies "Juan XXIII" (ISET), appointed "ad nutum Sanctae Sedis" (1987 to 1994)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lima

Secretary General of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference (1990-1993)

President of the Episcopal Commission for Social Media (CONAMCOS) (1991 to 1994)

Military bishop of Peru (April 1996)

President of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference (2006-2012)

Chairman of the Department of Mission and Spirituality of the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM) (2007 to 2011)

Education:

Teaching Degree in Philosophy and Social Sciences awarded by the Ministry of Education of Peru.


Bachelor of Sacred Theology, the Faculty of Pontifical and Civil Theology of Lima (1975).


Bachelor of Sacred Theology with biblical specialty, the "Biblicum of Jerusalem" (Israel) in 1980.


Doctor of Theology, Biblical specialty from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) in 1985.

Born:

July 5, 1948

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood:

December 7, 1974

Episcopal Ordination:

August 7, 1988

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“Christ in you, our Hope of Glory: A Pastoral Reflection on Colossians 1:27”

Second Day, Monday, January 25

  1. Rev. Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, OP

Director of the Las Casas Institute of Blackfriars, Oxford

Former position:

Former Master, Order of Preachers (1992-2001)

Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum, Rome

Born: August 22, 1945

Ordained Priest: October 10, 1971

Education/Honors:

Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Oxford University

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Christian Virtue of Hope”

Second Day, Monday, January 25

  1. Rev. Fr. Paul Vu Chi Hy, SSS

Professor at the following institutions:

St. Joseph’s Seminary in Hanoi – Viet Nam

Dominican Center of Sudies in Viet Nam

Blessed Sacrament College in Viet Nam

Education:

Doctoral Degree in Theology (Ph.D.) at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne - Australia

Born: December 12, 1955

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood:  July 13, 1989

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Manifold Dimensions of Eucharistic Hope”

Second Day, Monday, January 25

  1. Rev. Fr. Francis Moloney, SDB

Senior Professorial Fellow at Australian Catholic University

Visiting professor at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, in Berkeley, CA, USA.

Former positions:

Foundation Professor of Theology at Australian Catholic University (1994-98)

Professor of New Testament, Katharine Drexel Professor of Religious Studies, and Dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (1999-2005).

The Provincial of the Australia-Pacific Province of the Salesians of Don Bosco (2005-2011).

First Profession: 1961

Priestly Ordination: 1970

Education:

BA:  University of Melbourne

Theology: Salesian Pontifical University (Rome)

STL: Salesian Pontifical University (Rome)

SSL: Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome)

DPhil: Oxford University (UK)

STD: St Mary’s University and Seminary (Baltimore, MD)

D. Univ: Australian Catholic University

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Word of God, Jesus Christ, and the Eucharist: Christian Hope in the Secularizing World”

Second Day, Monday, January 25

  1. Ambassador Tamara Grdzeldize

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (of Georgia) to the Holy See (Vatican) and Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Former positions:

Program Executive at Faith and Order Secretariat, World Council of Churches, Geneva Switzerland, January 2001 – January 2014.

Coordinator of the WCC Project on Ecumenical Theology, Tbilisi, Georgia,

January-December 2000.

Director of Education Program at the Soros Foundation in Georgia, July 1998 – October 1999.

Research Fellow in Georgian Hagiography, Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia, 1985–1991.

Professor of Georgian Language and Literature, Guram Ramishvili Gymnasium, Tbilisi, Georgia, 1985-1991.

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology, University of Oxford, 1998.

Graduate Studies, Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford, UK, 1993 – 1994.

Graduate Studies, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, NY, USA, 1992 – 1993.

Doctor of Humanities, Tbilisi State University, 1984.

MA and BA of Humanities in Georgian Philology, Tbilisi State University, Georgia, 1974-1979

Undergraduate Courses in classical Farsi language and literature, Tbilisi State University, Georgia, 1977 – 1980.        

University of Bern, Doctor of Theology, honoris causa, 1 December 2007

Research fellow at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, October-December 2011.

Reader at Dumbarton Oaks Library, Washington DC, USA, October – November 2006.

Fellowship of St. Andrew’s Trust of the Church of England, Lambeth Palace, London, UK,     1993-1997.

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Church is Woman: The Missionary and Pastoral Role of Women in the Church.”

Second Day, Monday, January 25

  1. Most Rev. Robert Barron, DD

Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA

Titular Bishop of Macriana in Mauretania

President of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake

Rector of Mundelein Seminary

Former positions:

Associate pastor at St. Paul of the Cross parish in Park Ridge, Illinois (1986 – 1989)

Education:

Master’s degree in Philosophy, Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. (1982)

Doctoral studies in theology at the Institut Catholique de Paris, receiving his degree with a mention of très honorable (1992).

Born: 1959

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1986

Episcopal Ordination: 8 September 2015

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist: Celebration of the Paschal Mystery”

Third Day, Tuesday, January 26

“Christ in the Youth, Our Hope of Glory”

Fifth Day, Thursday, January 28

  1.  His Eminence Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, OMI, DD

Archbishop of Cotabato

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria "Regina Mundi" a Torre Spaccata

Former positions:

 Assistant Parish Priest of Cotabato Cathedral (1964)

 Bishop-Prelate of Kidapawan (1980)

Archbishop of Nueva Segovia (1986)

Secretary-General of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences 

President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines

Education:

Novitiate in St. Peter's Novitiate, Mission, Texas

AB Philosophy, San José Seminary (1960)

S.T.B. and MA in Religious Education, Catholic University of America (1964)

Born: March 11, 1939

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 5 June 1964

Episcopal Ordination: 28 Oct 1980

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: 22 Feb 2014

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist makes the Church, the Church makes the Eucharist”

Third Day, Tuesday, January 26

  1. Josefina Manabat, EDd, SLD

Dean, Graduate School of Liturgy in San Beda College, Manila

Vice President for Academics, San Beda College, Manila

Consultor, CBCP Episcopal Commission on Liturgy

Education:

Doctor in Sacred Liturgy (SLD), Pontificium Athenaeum S. Anselmi De Urbe Rome, Italy (2003)

Licentiate in Sacred Liturgy (SLL), Pontificium Athenaeum S. Anselmi De Urbe Rome, Italy (2001)

Doctor in Education (EdD) , De La Salle University Taft Ave., Manila (1993)

Master of Arts, Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Hts., Q.C (1987)

Certificate of Competency, Paul VI Institute of Liturgy Malaybalay City, Bukidnon (1997)

Certificate of Competency, Mother of Life Center Novaliches, Q.C. (1982)

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Assumption University, San Fernando, Pampanga (1980)

Born:  4 April 1961

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist: Cup of Sacrifice, Banquet of the Kingdom”

Third Day, Tuesday, January 26

  1. Rev. Fr. Luciano Ariel Felloni

Vicar Forane, Our Lady of Lourdes Vicariate

Priest Coordinator, Social Services and Development Ministry (SSDM)

Priest-In-Charge, Formation of Theologians of the Diocese

Former positions:

Parish Priest, Mother of Divine Province Parish, Payatas, Quezon City (2006)

Parish Priest, Holy Trinity Parish, Commonwealth, Quezon City (2013)

Vicar Forane, Good Shepherd Vicariate (2013)

Education:

Faculty of Philosophy, Pontifical Catholic University of Buenos Aires

Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo, Buenos Aires, Argentina   (1990-1992)

Faculty of Sacred Theology, Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo De Manila University

Seminary Road, Loyola Heights, 1108 Quezon City, Philippines (1993-2000)

Born: May 28, 1973

Priestly Ordination: April 1, 2000

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“Washing the Feet of the Poor: The Eucharist and the Priesthood”

Third Day, Tuesday, January 26

  1. Rev. Msgr. Diego Monroy Ponce

Chaplain of the National Shrine of St. Juan Diego

Director, Pastoral Social Caritativa

Former positions:

Assistant Parish Priest, “Divina Providencia” Col. Roma (1975 to 1978).

Vicar of the Parish of "Sagrado Corazon" Col. Reynosa, Azcapotzalco  (1978-1979).

Responsible for Pastoral Liturgy and Master of Ceremonies at the Basilica of Guadalupe

(1979-1987).

Education:

AB Philosophy and Theology, Seminario Conciliar de México

 Sacred d Liturgy at "Instituto Cardenal Darío Miranda"

Born: 26 November 1947

Priestly Ordination: 29 June 1975

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“Evangelization and Popular Religiosity”

Third Day, Tuesday, January 26

  1. Most Rev. Thomas Menamparampil, SDB,DD

Apostolic Administrator of Jowai, India

Former positions:

Bishop of Dibrugarh, India

Archbishop of Guwahati, India

Chairman of the Office of Evangelization of the Asian Bishops Federation

Special Secretary during the Asian Synod (Rome)

Education: N/A

Born: 1936

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1965

Episcopal Ordination: 1981

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist as Mission, Mission as Dialogue”

Fourth Day, Wednesday, January 27

  1. His Eminence Peter Cardinal Kodwo Appiah Turkson, DD

President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Cardinal-Priest of San Liborio

Chancellor of the Catholic University College of Ghana

Former positions:

Archbishop of Cape Coast (1992–2009)

Professor at St Teresa's Minor Seminary (1975 to 1976)

Vice-Rector at St Peter's Seminary

President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (1997 to 2005)

Education:

Master of Theology, St. Anthony-on-Hudson Seminary, New York

Licentiate in Sacred Scripture, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome

Born: 11 October 1948 

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 20 July 1975

Episcopal Ordination: 27 March 1993

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: 21 October 2003

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist and the Care for Creation”

Fourth Day, Wednesday, January 27

  1. His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, DD

        Archbishop of Manila

        Cardinal-Priest of San Felice da Cantalice a Centocelle

        President of Caritas Internationalis

        President of Catholic Biblical Federation

Former positions:

Associate Pastor, St. Augustine Parish, Mendez, Cavite (1982 – 1984)


Spiritual Director, Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol, Tagaytay City (1982 – 1983)


Acting Rector, Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol, Tagaytay City (1983 – 1984)
Rector, Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol, Tagaytay City (1984 – 1985)


Rector, Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol ,Tagaytay City (1992 – 2011) 


Member, Board of Consultors and Presbyteral Council of the Diocese of Imus (1993 – 2000)


Episcopal Vicar for Religious (1993 – 2000)


Member, Diocesan Commission on the Clergy (1993 – 1995)


Parish Priest, Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral Imus, Cavite (1998 – 2001)  


Rector, Our Lady of the Pillar Seminary Imus, Cavite (2002 – 2011)

Instructor of Theology: San Carlos Seminary (Manila), Loyola School of Theology (Quezon City), Divine Word Seminary (Tagaytay), Maryhill School of Theology (Quezon City)

Facilitator, CBCP National Ongoing Formation of Priests (1994 – 2001)

Consultant, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)
Commission on Doctrine of the Faith, Commission on Seminaries (1995 – 2001)

Member, Editorial Board, Storia del Concilia Vaticano II , Instituto per le scienze religiose, Bologna, Italy (1995 – 2001)

Chairperson, Episcopal Commission on the Doctrine of the Faith CBCP

Board of Directors, Pondo ng Pinoy Community Foundation and Chair of the Programs Committee (2005-2011)

Elected Member of the Council of the Synod of Bishops Vatican (2005-2008)

Elected Bishop Chair of the Office of Theological Concerns, FABC (2007)

Appointed Apostolic Visitator of Seminaries in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands (2010)

Appointed Member Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant People (January 2013)

Appointed Member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity (February 2014)

Appointed Member of the Sacred Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (March 2014)

Appointed Member of the Sacred Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
(September 2014)

Education:

College
A.B. Philosophy, Ateneo de Manila University and San Jose Seminary 1973

Graduate Studies. M.A. Theology
Candidate Loyola School of Theology and San Jose Seminary1982

Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) , The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (1987)

Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.), The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
(1991)

Born: 21 June 1957

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood:  27 February 1982

Episcopal Ordination: 12 December 2001

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: 24 November 2012

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist and the Dialogue with Cultures”

Fifth Day, Thursday, January 28

  1. His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, DD

Archbishop of Abuja, Archdiocese of Abuja

Cardinal-Priest of San Saturnino


Co-Moderator of Religions for Peace

Co-Chair of the African Council of Religious Leaders

Former positions:

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria and President of the Catholics Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar

Titular Bishop of Tunusuda and Auxiliary bishop of Ilorian (1983)

Bishop of Ilorin (1984)

Coadjutor Bishop of Abuja 1(990)

Education:

Licentiate in theology, Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome

Licentiate in Sacred Scriptures, Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome

Doctorate in theology, Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome

Born: 29 January 1944

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 3 August 1969

Episcopal Ordination: 6 January 1983

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: 24 November 2012

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist: Dialogue with the Poor and the Suffering”

Sixth Day, Friday, January 29

  1. His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias, DD

Archbishop of Mumbai

Cardinal-Priest of S. Paolo della Croce a "Corviale"

Member of the Council of Cardinals

Secretary General of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conference

Former positions:

President, Catholic Bishops' Conference of India 

                

Vice-president, Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (2008)

        

Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay(1997–2000)

Titular Bishop of Bladia (1997–2000)

Archbishop of Agra (2000–2006)

Education:

Philosophy and Theology, Seminary of St. Pius X, Bombay

Doctorate in Canon Law, Pontifical Urbaniana University (1976 to 1982)

Born: 24 December 1944

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 20 December 1970

Episcopal Ordination: 16 September 1997

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: 24 November 2007

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist in the Church’s Dialogue with Religions”

Sixth Day, Friday, January 29

  1. His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, DD 

Archbishop of New York 

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe a Monte Mario

Former positions:

President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2010-2013)

Roman Catholic Archbishop of Milwaukee (2002–2009)

Apostolic Administrator of Green Bay (2007–2008)

Auxiliary Bishop of St. Louis (2001–2002)

Pontifical North American College Rector (1994-2001)

Education:

Theology, Pontifical North American College, Rome

License in Sacred Theology, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas.  

Doctorate in American Church History, Catholic University of America

Born: February 6, 1950

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: June 19, 1976

Episcopal Ordination: August 15, 2001

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: February 18, 2012

Congress Topic and Schedule:

“The Eucharist and Mary”

Seventh Day, Saturday, January 30

Voices of Hope – Witnesses’ Profile

  1. His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Zen, SDB, DD

Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong

Former positions:

Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong

Provincial Superior of Salesians (which includes mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan) (1978-1983)

Education:

Licentiate in theology (1961) and a doctorate in philosophy (1964) from the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome.

Nationality: Chinese

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 11 February 1961

Episcopal Ordination: 9 December 1996

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: 24 March 2006 

Testimony:

Defense of human rights, political freedom, and religious liberty in the face of criticism from China's communist government.

Schedule of Testimony:

Second Day, Monday, January 25

  1. Ms. Marianne Servaas

Occupation:  In-charge, evangelization and the catechumenate for adults. (Archdiocese in Belgium)

Nationality: Belgian

Testimony:

Marianne is, among many other things, interested in Eucharistic living as a form of bearing testimony. She is especially concerned about the growth and impact of unbelief in a mainly secular environment.

Schedule of Testimony:

Third Day, Tuesday, January 26

  1. Mr. Paul Ponce

Occupation:

Juggling Entertainer

Nationality: Spanish

Testimony:

Paul Ponce's act has been a hit in practically any type of venue around the world, from New York to Tokyo, Melbourne to Monte Carlo, Berlin to Los Angeles. One success after another has led this 6th generation performer to a magnificent career starting at age 7, and leading him to perform at some of the most prestigious stages around the world. A high energy act loved by all and seen by millions around the Globe. Despite his success, he strives to remain steadfast in his faith, inspiring others through his performances.

Schedule of Testimony:

Fourth Day, Wednesday, January 27

  1. Mr. Kei-ichi Sugawara

Occupation:  Pastoral Worker

Nationality: Japanese

Testimony:

First-hand experience of the wrath of the destructive tsunami that hit Japan.

Schedule of Testimony:

Fifth Day, Thursday, January 28

  1. Ms. Ma. Georgia Cogtas

Occupation: Pastoral Worker

Nationality: Filipina

Testimony:

Organizes and groups street children together to catechize and feed. She was also a street child herself.

Schedule of Testimony:

Sixth Day, Friday, January 29

  1. Ms. Sarindhorn Mativachranon

Occupation: Entrepreneur  

Nationality: Thai

Testimony:

Surviving and succeeding in life despite grim circumstances.

Schedule of Testimony:

Seventh Day, Saturday, January 30

Presiders

Eucharistic Celebration

  1.  Most Rev. Piero Marini, DD

President of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses

Titular Archbishop of Martirano

Former positions:

Roman Curia:

        

Consilium ad exsequendam Constitutionem de sacra Liturgia (1965-1969)

        

Congregation for Divine Worship (1970 – 1975)

        

Congregation for the Sacraments and for Divine Worship (1975 – 1987)

        Master of Papal Liturgical Celebrations – Appointed by Pope John Paul II (1987)

Born:

13 January 1942

Ordained Priest:

27 June 1965

Episcopal Ordination:

19 March 1998

Mass Schedule:

Second Day, Monday, January 25

  1. His Eminence Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales, DD

Cardinal-Archbishop Emeritus of Manila

Cardinal-Priest of Santissimo Nome di Maria in Via Latina

Former positions:

Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (1974–1984)
Bishop of Malaybalay (1984-1992)
Archbishop of Lipa (1992–2003)

Born: August 10, 1932 

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: March 23, 1958

Episcopal Ordination: October 28, 1974

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: March 24, 2006

Mass Schedule and Venue:  Third Day, Tuesday, January 26

  1. His Eminence Peter Cardinal Erdo, DD

Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest 

Primate of Hungary

President of the Council of the Bishops' Conferences of Europe

Relator General for the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome

Former positions:

Titular Bishop of Puppi (1999–2002)

Auxiliary Bishop of Székesfehérvár (1999–2002)

Great Chancellor, Pázmány Péter Catholic University (2005)

President, Hungarian Episcopal Conference (1999)

Rector, Pázmány Péter Catholic University (1998-2003)

Secretary of the Commission of Canon Law, Hungarian Episcopal Conference (1986)

Born: 25 June 1952

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 18 June 1975

Episcopal Ordination: 5 November 1999

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: 21 October 2003

Mass Schedule:   Fifth Day, Thursday, January 28

  1. Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, DD

Archbishop of Dublin

Primate of Ireland

Apostolic Nuncio in Geneva

Former positions:

Coadjutor Archbishop of Dublin (2003–2004);

Titular Archbishop of Glendalough (2001–2003)

 

Titular Bishop of Glendalough (1999–2001)

Born:  8 April 1945 

Ordained Priest: 25 May 1969

Episcopal Ordination: 6 January 1999

Mass Schedule:   Sixth Day, Friday, January 29

  1. His Eminence Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, DD

Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu

Cardinal-Priest of Santi Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense

Former positions:

Coadjutor Bishop of Malolos and Titular Bishop of Claternae (1971–1973)

Archbishop of Lipa (1973–1981)

Born: 6 February 1931

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 17 March 1956

Episcopal Ordination: 30 November 1971

Elevation to the College of Cardinals: 25 May 1985 

Mass Schedule:

Seventh Day, Saturday, January 30

Penitential Service

  1. Most Rev. Socrates Villegas, DD

Archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan

President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines

Former positions:

March 1994 - Chairman of the Ministry for Priestly Formation of the Archdiocese of Manila


February 1996 - Assistant Pro-Episcopal Vicar of the Ecclesiastical District of Manila


September 1996 - Member of the Archdiocesan Finance Board


February 1997 - Episcopal Vicar-Administrative concerns of the Mission Society of the Philippines .


April 1997 - Minister of the Youth Ministry of the Archdiocese of Manila


August 1997 - Member of the Tribunal in the Cause for the canonization of the Servant of God, Marie Eugenie Milleret, foundress of the congregation of the Assumption


December 8, 1989 - May 2004 Rector, Mary Queen of Peace (EDSA Shrine)


January 2000 - Appointed District Head of the Ecclesiastical District of Quezon City-South


May 3, 2004 - Appointed Bishop of Balanga, installed on July 3, 2004

Born: September 28, 1960

Ordained Priest: October 5, 1985

Episcopal Ordination: August 31, 2001

Schedule:  Fifth Day, Thursday, January 28

Morning Prayers

  1. Most Rev. Theodore Mascarenhas, SFX, DD

Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi, India

Titular Bishop of Lysinia

Born: 9 Nov 1960

Ordained Priest: 24 Apr 1988

Episcopal Ordination: 30 Aug 2014

Prayer Schedule:  

Second Day, Monday, January 25

  1. Msgr. Richard Kayondo

Vicar General, Diocese of Lugazi

In charge of Liturgy in Lugazi Diocese

National Delegate, International Eucharistic Congress

Former positions:

Curate in Christ the King Parish Kampala Sept 1984  (Jan 1985)

Parish Priest of Bbiina Parish, Kampala Archdiocese (1985 1987)

Studied Liturgy at Sant’ Anselmo Rome, Licentiate, (1987 – 1990)

Lecturer of Liturgy at Katigondo Major Seminary, (1990 – 1992)

Studied Liturgy at Sant’ Anselmo Rome, Doctorate, (1992 – 1994)

Lecturer of Liturgy at Ggaba National Major Seminary, (1995 – 2007)

In-charge of Liturgy and Diocesan MC in Kampala Archdiocese (1985 – 1999)

Diocesan MC in Lugazi Diocese (1998 – 2002)

In charge of Liturgy in Lugazi Diocese

Born: 4 July 1957

Ordained Priest: 26 August 1984

Prayer Schedule:  

Third Day, Tuesday, January 26

  1. Most Rev. Stephen Lee Bun Sang, DD

Auxiliary Bishop of Hong Kong

Former positions:

1997-2004: Ministry in the Parish of St. Francis in Hong Kong

2004-2007: Priest of St. Bonaventure in Kowloon;

2007-2013: Priest of Our Lady of the Angels in Kowloon

1999-2007: Professor of Spiritual Theology at the Seminary of Hong Kong

2008-2010: consultor of the Commission for the Church in China and a member of the Council of Priests of the Diocese of Hong Kong

2010-2013: Regional Superior O.F.M. of Hong Kong. Promoter of vocations and responsible for the postulants and novices.

Since 2013: Parish Vicar of the Church of St. Bonaventure in Hong Kong.

Born: November 10, 1956 

Ordained Priest: 20 August 1988

Prayer Schedule:   Fourth Day, Wednesday, January 27

 

  1. Most Rev. Romulo Valles, DD

Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Davao

Former positions:

Archbishop of Zamboanga

Bishop of the Diocese of Kidapawan

Chairman, Permanent Committee for International Congresses of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines.

Born:  July 10, 1951

Ordained Priest: 6 April 1976 

Episcopal Ordination: 6 August 1997

Prayer Schedule:  

 Fifth Day, Thursday, January 28

  1. Most Rev. Reynaldo Evangelista, OFS, DD

Bishop of Imus

Former position:His Excellency

Born: May 8, 1960

Ordained Priest: June 19, 1986

Episcopal Ordination: January 26, 2005

Prayer Schedule:  

 Sixth Day, Friday, January 29

  1. Most Rev. Angel Lagdameo, DD

Archbishop of Jaro

Former position:His Excellency

Born: August 2, 1940 

Ordained Priest: December 19, 1964

Episcopal Ordination: March 11, 2000

Prayer Schedule:  

Seventh Day, Saturday, January 30