Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan
(Peoples' Forum for Contextual Theologies)

THEOLOGICAL SESSIONS 2019

1. Components of Theology

Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan (MAP) conducted a one day training session on 25 September, 2019 at Dominican House, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi. The theme of the training session was “Components of Theology”. Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Asi (Chairperson-MAP) was the speaker of the session.

The program commenced with prayer. The speaker shared his thought on the topic. He demonstrated the theological point of view and its components very briefly. Total 30 members and coordinators from Archdiocese of Karachi (Christian Town, Korangi No.1, Koranig No.2, Zia Colony-Koranig, Clifton, Saddar, Lalukhet, Esa Nagri, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Bhattaiabad, Manorra, Orangi Town, Baldia Town, New Karachi, Nasrat Naggar), from different cities of Hyderabad Diocese (Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad City, Latifaba-Kotri), from Archdiocese of Lahore (Farooqabad-Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, and from Lahore) attended this seminar. In the end the cake for Mr. Yousaf Gill’s birthday was cut. Mrs. Alishbah Javed Akhtar (Directress-MAP) paid a vote of thanks.

2. Seminar: Pope Francis and Role of Laity
On 27 September, 2019 at St. John the Apostle’s Church a one day seminar conducted by Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan (MAP). The topic of the seminar was “Pope Francis and Role of Laity”. All guests were warmly traditionally welcomed by the local community. Mr. Hamid Henry (General Secretary-MAP) presented his talk on the topic. He says that Pope Francis says in this document that what is the relationship between church and laity? Specifically what is the convocation of laity and youth in the church and what are the expectations from them. The participants of the seminar shared their interest by sharing their views.

The program attended by 100 participants (women + men) from Karachi, Kotri, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas and from the head office of MAP. In the end Mrs. Alisbah Javed Akhtar (Directress-MAP) paid a vote of thanks.

3. Seminar: Dr. Ruth Pfau (The Savior of Lappers in Pakistan)
Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan (MAP) conducted a one day seminar on 28 September, 2019 at St. Teresa Church, Mirpurkhas. The topic of the seminar was “Dr. Ruth Pfau (The Savior of Lappers in Pakistan)”. The program commenced with prayers and reading of Holy Scripture. All guests were warmly traditionally welcomed. Mrs. Alishbah Javed Akhtar (Directress-MAP) introduced Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan (MAP).

Mr. Hamid Henry (General Secretary-MAP) as editor of book shared his views. Dr. Ruth Pfau is a gift from God for Pakistan. She devoted her life for lappers. She spread God’s love with all people in their deplorable condition of disease. She fulfilled His mission of love. In the end Mr. Yousaf Gill (Chief Coordinator-MAP) paid a vote of thanks. Total 82 participants (women + men) attended this seminar.