Posts Tagged ‘Redemptoris Mater Seminary’

Sale of chattels of closed down seminary draws bargain hunters

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Hundreds of bargain hunters packed the car park and the halls of the former Accion Hotel in Agãna, Guam, hoping to find bargains at its cash-and-carry sale last Saturday. Deacon Leonard Stohr said there were an estimated 350 people camping outside the hotel’s entrance at 5:00 am. The hotel had been used to house the Read more

Carmelite nuns say they were asked to lie about ownership of seminary

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Archbishop Anthony Apuron, the Rev. Pius Sammut and others, in 2014, tried to get the Carmelites Sisters to lie said Mother Dawn Marie, the superior of the Carmelite Monastery on Guam. The Carmelites had anonymously donated the $2 million used by the Archdiocese of  Agãna, to buy a former hotel in Yona. They considered suing the church Read more

Guam diocese renews request for return of ownership of Seminary

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

The Archdiocese of Agãna, (Guam), has its responded to the concerns and information shared by former members of the Archdiocesan Finance Council (AFC) regarding the property of the Redemptoris Mater Seminary (RMS) in Yona. A statement released by the The Archdiocese on September 1 re-iterated its request that the  Neocatechumenal Way “renounce the benefits granted through Read more

Guam: Church explains how donations are spent

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The Archdiocese of Agana, [Guam] has  responded to concerns of Toto parishioners who wanted more clarity in how money collected from annual donations are spent. According to John Taitano, a council member of the Toto parish, the church only collected $150 of its more than $5,000 goal. Taitano previously stated parishioners “overwhelmingly” opposed to giving donations Read more