30 Mei 2008
WHAT IS ISAO ?
The VATICAN has recognized International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services ( ICCRS) as a body for the promotion of Catholic Charismatic Renewal, with a juridical personality, according to Canon 116, and approved the Statutes of ICCRS. At the International level, the role of ICCRS, as mandated in its charter from the Holy See, is to serve the worldwide Renewal in all of its expressions and identities. In April 2000, Pope John Paul II stated in a personal message, ... the task of ICCRS is to coordinated and promote exchange of experiences and reflections among Catholic Charismatic Communities throughout the world..
The facilitate deeper communion among different nations and expressions within the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, ICCRS has been promoting the concept of Regional Sub-Committees. ICCRS Sub-commitee for Asia-Ocenia (ISAO) was formed after 42 leaders from the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia,
ISAO serves the CCR in the Asia and Oceania as a centre of unity, communicationi and cooperation in order to fulfill Christ s desire, That they may all be one (Jn 17 : 21), and to keep Christ s body without divisions ( 1 Cor 12 : 4 - 31). The headquarters of ISAO is currently situated in
ICCRS Sub - Committee for Asia- Oceania ( ISAO)
ISAO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Chairman : Cyril John (
Vice – chairman : Felix Ali Chendra (
Secretary : Gerard Francisco (
Treasurer : Brendan Woodnutt (
ICCRS member : Most Rev. Joseph Grech (
Bro. James Shin, Sang Hyun (
ICCRS nominee : Allan Panozza (