Le phong chc

tan giam muc phu ta Long Xuyen

c Cha Giuse Tran Van Toan

 

Le phong chc tan giam muc phu ta Long Xuyen, c Cha Giuse Tran Van Toan.

Long Xuyen (VietCatholic News 30-05-2014) - Ngay 29 thang 5 nam 2014 la ngay phong chc giam muc cho c Cha phu ta Long Xuyen Giuse Tran Van Toan tai ai c Me huyen Tan Hiep, Cai San, Rach Gia, co s hien dien cua cac giam muc 3 mien va ong u thanh phan giao s va giao dan trong giao phan.

Ngay 5 thang 4 nam 2014, Phong Bao Ch Toa Thanh thong bao: c Thanh Cha Phanxico a bo nhiem Cha Giuse Tran Van Toan, Giam oc Trung Tam muc vu Giao Phan Long Xuyen, Viet Nam, lam tan Giam Muc phu ta cua giao phan nay, va ch nh cho ngai hieu toa Acalisso. c Cha Giuse nam nay 59 tuoi, lam linh muc 22 nam, a tng du hoc tai Philippines va co bang Tien s Giao duc. Thong tan xa VietCatholic xin c phong van ngai nhan dp nay.

Giao phan Long Xuyen a ky niem kim khanh thanh lap giao phan nam 2010. Hoat ong cua Chua Thanh Than trong giao phan la co mot no lc va s lien tuc lam cho Giao Hoi Chua Kito hien dien song ong tai vung ong bang song Cu Long. c Cha Tien Khi Micae Nguyen Khac Ng, vi la nhiet tam, a lap nen tang va vach ra mot nh hng cho giao phan theo giao huan cua cong ong. c Cha ke nhiem Gioan Baotixita Bui Tuan, vi la tnh yeu, a hng dan giao phan, noi bat la hien dien va chia se vi dan toc theo tinh than cua th chung nam 1980 "Song Phuc Am gia long dan toc". Va c Cha ng nhiem Giuse Tran Xuan Tieu, vi la hiep thong, a ay manh sinh hoat muc vu va truyen giao cua giao phan theo ng hng cua Lien Hiep Hoi ong Giam Muc A Chau (FABC) c chap thuan trong tong huan Giao Hoi Tai A Chau - Ecclesia in Asia.

Hien nay Giao phan Long Xuyen co mot tap the giao s va tu s kha ong (261 linh muc, 19 pho te, 86 chung sinh, 406 tu s nam n). Mot tap the n Thien Trieu doi dao (36 d tu d b, tren 150 d tu sinh vien, tren 300 d tu hoc sinh). Mot tap the tong o giao dan ong ao (Hoi ong muc vu giao x, giao ly vien, huynh trng Thieu Nhi Thanh The, Tha tac vien ngoai le cho rc le...). Cac tap the nhan s nay ang cham soc muc vu cho 224,157 giao dan trong 191 giao x va giao ho cua 9 giao hat, va lanh trach nhiem Loan Bao Tin Mng cho tren 4,783,000 dan c (theo thong ke nam 2013 cua Toa Thanh), ang song trong hai tnh An Giang va Kien Giang, cung vi huyen Vnh Thanh va Quan Thot Not thuoc thanh Pho Can Th. Nhn chung, hang giao s va tong o giao dan cua giao phan Long Xuyen la nhiet tnh vi giao phan va gan gui vi ong bao.

Trong la th c Cha gi cho cong oan dan Chua mi ay, c tan giam muc Tran van Toan co viet rang c Cha muon lien ket vi Quy c Cha tien nhiem qua khau hieu Giam Muc: "Vinh d cua toi la Thap Gia Chua Giesu Kito" (x. Gal 6. 14). Xin c Cha cho chung con biet them ve y ngha huy hieu cung nh khau hieu Giam Muc cua c Cha. Va trong bai phong van vi v tan giam muc vao au thang 4 va qua, VietCatholic c c tan giam muc noi ve huy hieu cua Ngai nh sau:

"Huy hieu giam muc cua toi co nen la canh ong lua chn vang, bieu hien cho canh ong tru phu va thang canh co bay cua mien ong bang song Cu Long, nh ang i ch oan ngi th gat c Chu ruong sai en, va toi la mot nguoi trong tap the tha sai nay. Pha tren la anh Chua Chuoc Toi, bieu hien cho ly tng trong khau hieu giam muc cua toi. gia la tam banh c be ra. Hai na tam banh co mau trang va mau o bieu hien cho nc va mau t canh sn Chua tren Thap Gia. Tam Banh c be ra la bieu hien thanh le toi hiep thong vi Chua va vi Giao Hoi tren ban th, noi ket vi thanh le toi hiep thong vi cong ong dan Chua va dan chung trong cuoc i toi, e i toi la mot tam banh: "Anh ch em hay lanh nhan ma an, v i toi la tam banh c be ra cho anh ch em". Pha di la ch M la viet tat cua ch Misa (Mess-Thanh Le, ch Missio (Mission-S Vu Truyen Giao, va ch Maria (Mary-Me Maria. Ch la bieu tng cho s vu cua toi: "M-Missio" la ra i ngoai bien loan bao tin mng, M-Misa la tr thanh hy le c tien dang len Thien Chua va trao tang cho con ngi, va M-Maria la li xin vang nh Me Maria. Bieu tng M-Maria cung la nhac nh toi en c Thanh Giao Hoang Gioan Phaolo II, v giao hoang cua Me Maria. Luan an ra trng cua toi la nghien cu ve nen tu c cho cac linh muc trieu rut ra t giao huan cua Ngai. Them na, Thanh gia giam muc cua toi la qua tang cua c Gioan Phaolo II a trao tang c Cha Gioan Baotixita Bui Tuan, thanh gia nay c trao lai cho toi ngay sau khi ai phat thanh Vatican cong bo viec bo nhiem toi la giam muc. Trong thanh gia nay co hang ch "Duc In Altum - Hay tha li cho nc sau" va huy hieu giao hoang cua Ngai trong o co ch M. Muon at i giam muc cua toi di s ch che t mau cua Me Maria, nen toi xin c lanh nhan tac vu giam muc trong thang Nam (29/5), thang Hoa knh c Me."

 

Gioan Le Vinh

 


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