May 22, 2013
Harmony Village in Pitogo, Sinunuc, Zamboanga City is the “home” of the Silsilah Dialogue Movement. Its atmosphere of green and quiet is the serene setting for Silsilah as it plans for the various activities the Movement undertakes in its pursuit of its vision of dialogue. Silsilah has been developing the site since 1990.
On May 25 to 30, 2013 Silsilah will hold the Harmony Village Festival. The festival is being held for... Read more...
May 1, 2013
On May 9 this year I will celebrate my seventy first birthday. Reflecting on my life I realized that I have spent half of my life in the Philippines. When I arrived in 1977 in Mindanao I didn’t know many things about the Philippines and the Mindanao conflict. I came only with the desire to be with the people, learn from them and love them, giving special attention and love to those who suffer most in the spirit of my Christian faith.
Most people, when they hear "Silsilah Dialogue Movement", are immediately led to ask "Silsilah. What is that?" It is not a surprise because
Most people, when they hear "Silsilah Dialogue Movement", are immediately led to ask "Silsilah. What is that?" It is not a surprise because the word Silsilah is Arabic and not too many people have even tourist's phrases of Arabic.
O Lord, I cry for peace,
Purify my eyes to see peace,
Purify my mind to understand peace,
Purify my heart to love peace,
Purify my memory to work for peace;
The peace that comes from your
love and compassion.
Read the full Harmony Prayer here. Harmony Prayer is translated in different foreign languages and local dialects.The prayer is promoted to the world by the Harmony Chain Initiative.
Visit the www.harmonylink.info for more information about this initiative.