A course on leadership in Indonesia and the new chapel of St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi
On February 9, 2019, the Little Way Community, a Carmelite lay group in Jakarta, held a course on leadership of inter-religious community of Indonesia. They invited Fr. Leo Lefebure, a diocesan priest of Chicago, and Fr. Hariawan Adji O.Carm. from Malang, Indonesia to participate and talk. Two hundred participants attended this course. They are from different parishes in the Archdiocese of Jakarta.
On Wednesday, March 28, 2019, Fr. Ignasius Budiono O.Carm., the Prior Provincial of the Indonesian Province, blessed the new chapel of the Mary Magdalene de Pazzi Carmelite Monastery in Tosiga, Jakarta. The monastery was renovated and some bedrooms were added so that it might accomodate more Carmelites. The new chapel is part of the Indonesian Province’s plan to open a Carmelite Spirituality Centre in Jakarta in this coming July 2019. The building of the chapel and the renovation of the monastery is funded by the Little Way Community, a Carmelite lay group in Jakarta.