by Sister Zenaida Nacpil OP
Dominican Sisters of Our Lady of Remedies Arrive
Front: Sr Bibiana, Sr Anna Mary, Sr Zenaida Back: Sr Sunniva, Fr Darius OCSO
Sr Zenaida S. Nacpil OP, ‘Sister Zeny,’ from Floridablanca, Pampanga, and Sr Bibiana T. Colasito OP, ‘Sister Bless,’ from Tolosa, Leyte, arrived in Bodø, Norway, 11 June 2005. Bishop Gerhard Goebel MSF of the Prelature of Tromsø invited the Sisters to come to continue the Dominican presence and ministry at St Eystein parish. Monsignor Torbjørn Olsen, parish priest, followed up the papers of the Sisters through the Norwegian Embassy in the Philippines. Archbishop Paciano B. Aniceto of San Fernando, Pampanga, gave his blessing to the Sisters’ courage and generosity in going overseas for pastoral ministry.