Apostolic Nuncio visits DWU St Benedict’s Campus

The Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands, Mathew Kurian Vayalunkal, officially launched the academic year and opened a new administration building for Divine Word University St Benedict’s Campus Wewak.

The event was held at the university’s Great Hall during a Eucharistic celebration on Friday 23rd February.

In his homily, the Apostolic Nuncio focused on change and challenged students and staff to trust the Holy Spirit and search for the Truth, which is Jesus Christ. They were also encouraged to be the Light and formators of the truth to the younger generation.

The homily ended with his excellency officially opening the Academic Year 2018 for the university and the primary and elementary schools. The SRC, the staff of the university, the Callan Services, the primary school and the elementary school were commissioned to work.

The last part of the celebration saw the blessing and opening of St Benedict’s new administration building where his excellency Vayalunkal officially cut the ribbon of the K1.6 million building.

The afternoon ended with staff, students and the surrounding community having the chance to see the inside of the new building.

(The Apostolic Nuncio on arrival)

Press release