BICAM Holds Workshop for Seminary Lecturers

Press Release from the Communications Office of SECAM

The Biblical Apostolate Center (BICAM) of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) is organising a Workshop for Seminary professors in Africa on the need to establish a course on Biblical Apostolate in major seminaries and religious formation houses on the continent of Africa.

According to the Director of BICAM, Rev. Fr. Yves-Lucien EVAGA NDJANA, the Workshop under the theme: How to initiate and train the seminarians in the Biblical Apostolate will be hosted by the Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, Most Rev. Stephen Brislin, from March 13 -19, 2016. The workshop is part of the activities of BICAM to improve a curriculum that will address the actual needs and pastoral animation and formation in major seminaries Ad Experimentum.

About 25 participants comprising bishops, priests, lay people and Biblical Lecturers of Seminaries from seven of the eight regions of SECAM will take part in the Workshop. Its main objective is to permeate and better prepare future pastors and ecclesial actors in biblical animation of all pastoral work.
Among the resource persons of the Workshop is Most Rev. Anton S. Sipuka, a member of the Standing Committee of SECAM; he will talk about The Need and Challenges in Translating the Bible into Local Languages in Africa.

Issued by: Benedict B. Assorow

Director of Communications, SECAM