Week 4: 3/22/23

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross

Fr. Simone Caelli, PIME

Pastor of Mary Queen of Apostles Parish in Parañaque in the Philippines, Fr. Simone is an exuberant PIME Missionary who often adapts to the need of his parishioners and anyone in need in his mission. He has done everything from Coronavirus aid distribution and new chapel building, to masses in alleyways and wherever Christ is needed.

The Thirteenth Station: Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross

Sr. Lorenza Radini, MDI-PIME

A Missionary Sister of the Immaculate, Sr. Lorenza works in the dense and predominantly Muslim country of Bangladesh. Recently, she was reassigned to the mission of Mymensingh in Bangladesh. The sisters’ presence there is new in the past few years, and they work with disadvantaged youth, especially girls, from the surrounding villages to provide them with education and religious instruction.

The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Placed in the Tomb

Fr. Andrea Lembo, PIME

Superior in Japan, and this week’s live guest, Fr. Andrea has served in Japan for nearly a decade and a half. His mission here focuses on social issues within Japanese society, especially among youth and young people. Fr. Andrea witnesses the mercy of Christ by reaching out to those who need counseling, or simply someone to listen, and meeting them where they live.

The Fifteenth Station: The Resurrection

Fr. Anand Talluri, PIME

PIME Missionary in the new mission of Tunisia, Fr. Anand shares his Catholic faith indirectly by witnessing Christ’s mercy and charity. A priest in a predominantly Muslim country, Fr. Anand mainly shares the faith with those who are already Catholic and reaches out to others by focusing on inter-religious dialogue.