PENAMPANG (CS) – Sr Anna Yap left for Manila Aug 24 to take up a new assignment at the Philippines-Malaysia-Papua New Guinea-Thailand Province (PMPT) of the Daughters of St Paul with immediate effect.
A familiar figure clad in blue she could be seen at most parishes and diocesan events while working as the Associate Editor of Catholic Sabah for the first eleven years of her service in the Catholic Diocese Centre.
After the initial stint in Catholic Sabah, she took a three-year break for updating in Pasay in 2013-2015.
On her return she was assigned to manage the diocesan website as its webmaster.
A local lass, she entered the Daughters of St Paul in 1983 in Pasay, Manila after completing her HSC locally in 1981.
Being more inclined to library work and publications, she was attracted to the Daughters of St Paul way of life as their charism lies in mainly evangelization through the media of social communication.
Since her final vows in Pasay in 1994, she has served in the PJ Community and KK Community.
After completing a journalism course in Manila (1998-2002), she returned to KK Community and started work in the KK Diocesan paper Catholic Sabah.
She also serves in various capacities in the Archdiocesan Social Communications Commission.
In 2012 she celebrated her silver jubilee with her co-novices in Pasay.
Meanwhile Sr Bibianah Dunsia fsp, who has returned from PJ Community to serve the Archdiocese recently, will replace Sr Anna as webmaster of the Archdiocesan website.