Canonical Visit to St. Anthony's Boys Village - Davao

The Canonical Visit of Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior of the St. Matthew Province to the community of the St. Anthony’s Boys Village-Davao just ended. Fr. Ronald Masilang, the Superior of the house facilitated the visit, during which meetings with the religious, both individually and as a group were done. Fr. Herman took the chance to encounter as well the personnel of the Boys Village, and the teachers and staff of the Rogationist Academy-Davao, the intern and extern students of which were also meet in different occasions. The visitators also had the chance to visit the lands in Digos City and in Inawayan. They also took time meeting the Parish Pastoral Council and Parish Finance Council of the St. John Paul II Sub-Parish, whose administration was entrusted to the Rogationists by the Bishop of Digos. Bro. Nilo Pelobello, the Provincial Treasurer checked on the documents of related to the Administration of the goods of the House and of the School, assisted by Fr. Tirso Alcover and Fr. Kristian Taok. Bro. Kenneth Cortez, the Prefect of the interns, provided Bro. Christian Allan De Sagun with the documents related to the operations of the Boys Village, after the Archives of the House was inspected. Fr. Antonio Nocellado and Fr. Carlo Balaguer, who were both actively collaborating in the activities of the School and the Sub-Parish, respectively, also helped in facilitating the varied activities during the visit. Thanks to the assistance of Bro. Clenton Oplas, Bro. Petrus Marianus and Bro. Joseph In Soon Choi, the brothers in Practical Training, and of course, to the postulants having the Exposure in the community. The visit lasted from the 13th until the 20th of February, 2016.