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The Catholic Parish of St. John and its sub-communities in Siem Reap, Cambodia, together with our Bishop and all the Catholic communities in the Apostolic Prefecture of Battambang congratulates all our friends and sister parishes in the Roman Catholic Diocese of East Anglia for the appointment of Rev Peter Collins. We join you in this … Continue reading Congratulations, DIOCESE OF EAST ANGLIA!
A sewing program for women will soon be launched in Piak Snaeng Chas Women’s Center. Ms. Betty Millena, coordinator for women program, is organizing the equipment and materials needed for the 6-months training. Ms. Komsot, a person with disability who lost both her legs to landmine, comes to teach. She had recieved her training from … Continue reading Sewing Program for Women Soon to Launch
See Photos BEFORE and AFTER Renovation In its 140 years of existence as a Catholic Community, the Church of St. Mary in Taom has been inaugurated yesterday, September 25, 2022 in the presence of the Christian community, village leaders, priests, and the honored guest Mdme Bernadette Chow Yoke Keng from Singapore who helped greatly in the … Continue reading Taom Church Inaugurated
The Suspension Bridge linking Taom in Banteay Meanchey Province to Koh Kruich Village in Siem Reap Province was inaugurated today, September 25, 2022 with Mdme Bernadette Chow Yoke Keng representing all the donors. The construction of the bridge began on February 20, 2020 but Covid pandemic came. Work was delayed in many phases and was … Continue reading Taom Suspension Bridge Inaugurated
In St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, wood carvings form the other important aspect of our community enterprise. The Cambodian people are tremendously gifted in the art of wood crafts. In and around Siem Reap are numerous “cottage industries” involving wood carvings done by the locals in their very own backyards. Thus, the Church provides … Continue reading Wood Carvings