During their recent visit to Cambodia representing local independent charity 'Support Cambodia', parishioners Carol Shippey and Bob & Katie Maidment spent several nights in our twin parish of St. Francis Xavier, Svay Sisophon. They were welcomed and entertained wonderfully by the students of De Nobili Centre, caught up with old friends Om Chheng, Om Monica and Teacher … [Read more...] about Greetings from Svay Sisophon!!
FATHER GREG, PARISH PRIEST OF SVAY SISOPHON WRITES: May peace and joy that Jesus brought to the world be always in your heart. For Sisophon church, the peace and joy of this Christmas came with a better rice harvest this year, compared to last year. For this we thank to God. We are in peace because the the rice stock is secured for the need of the Center and for help pack … [Read more...] about CHRISTMAS IN CAMBODIA
Over 60 people from across the Diocese joined Fathers Philip Shryane, Mark Hackeson, John Warrington and James Walsh to unite with our Cambodian friends in remembering our departed loved ones. Flowers by Clare Tuck, readings by Pippa Beard and John Bolger and an Offertory led by the young people of the parish contributed to a beautiful and moving ceremony. Gifts brought will be … [Read more...] about Parish Celebrates Bon Pchum Ben
Students across the Battambang Diocese celebrated the end of the academic year with prize giving and graduations. We wish the outgoing Grade 12 students everywhere, but especially at Svay, 'good luck, good health and success.' At Tampung, near Battambang, prizes for the top students at the Learning Centre were distributed by Father Sophal on the Feast of the Assumption: a bike … [Read more...] about TIME TO CELEBRATE !!