Silsilah Dialogue Movement celebrates 25th anniversary in the Philippines.
Touched by an experience of conflict between Muslims and Christians in Mindanao and inspired by God's dialogue with people of all cultures and religions, Fr. Sebastiano D'Ambra, PIME, with a group of Muslim and Christian friends, started officially the Silsilah Dialogue Movement in Zamboanga City on May 9, 1984.
Silsilah is an Arabic word which literally means chain or link. As used by the Sufis (Muslim Mystics), it describes a process of attaining an experience of the Divine. The same root word is used as genealogical tree which implies a spiritual chain of humanity as created by the same God.