Apostolic Updating 2023

The PDDM Liturgical Ministries Inc. (PLMI) team held a Formative Meeting last May 8-10, 2023 at the Alberione Center Chapel, Quezon City. It was participated by sisters "on-site" & "on-line", headed by the PLMI Manager, Sr. M. Magdalene Magallanes.

On Day 1, there was the Vision-Objectives Review, Presentation of the Organizational Chart, Financial Update, and the Evaluation of the POS (Pabacus) System. The sisters had a meaningful exchange of ideas & dialogue.

On Day 2, the Local Superiors and Local Bursars were invited to join the meeting as the Irinco Accounting Firm shared to the sisters about the Congregation's obligations to the BIR. Mr. Rodolfo M. Terra, Jr. gave a talk on Government Compliance and Reportorial Requirements; and Mrs. Melissa Irinco presented their Initial Audit Observations as their auditing of our Financial Books is on-going. There was an open forum after their presentation.

In the afternoon, there was the Viewing of the Exhibit where the new creativities of the sisters are showcased. Each product was richly evaluated to help improve the quality of our service to the Church as liturgical evangelizers.

Day 3 was a heartfelt sharing of the realities of each of the participants which experiences of blessings and challenges were laid. There was also the review of the centralized policies and resolutions made in the past year.

The participants concluded the gathering in spirit of consolation that they have grown in the giving of themselves to the apostolate in spirit of synodality and oneness amidst all challenges and growing demands as affirmed by Sr. M. Anthony Basa, Provincial Superior. The participants were renewed in their zeal to move forward in joy and hope in greater spirit of cooperation, coordination, commitment, sense of professionalism, and trusting more in Divine providence and grace.

On May 11, the sisters headed to Antipolo and visited the cemetery to pray for our deceased sisters. Then, they had a walk-through of the on-going construction of the Alberione building. A short continuation of sharing of realities by Sr. Celeste as the sisters walked through the DMC-Workshop. The sisters enjoyed the bonding as they ate lunch and headed back to Araneta Center. The gathering ended with a hearty ang joyful supper.

All praise and glory to God for this grace-filled event!