Fr. Joe Stefanelli arrived in Seoul on January 22nd 1975, Chaminade Day. Bro Peter Shin (left) professed his first vows. Many religious and priests headed by Cardinal Kim of Seoul attended the celebration.
During his stay in Seoul Joe met with the Sodality groups. Vianney Ahn's group and another group with moderator Bro. Peter Shin. Joe pointed out that these lay groups are developing along with the development of Society in Korea.
The Sixth General Meeting of the Marianists in Korea was held on January 29th in Mokpo. Fr. Stefanelli was present.
In PAC Father Stefanelli writes that Our school has an excellent reputation, and rapport with public officials is good -- a real tribute to the effectiveness and hard work expecially of Brother John O'Donnell (left). (School Principal)To replace Bro. John O'Donnell. Bro. Joe Gossenreiter becomes both Director of the Mokpo community and Principal of the high school.