Provincia San Matteo (Filippina)

Accreditamento del "Rogate Oasis Farm" di Bolinao come Scuola per le Coltivazioni Biologiche

The Rogate Oasis Farm in Brgy. Sampaloc, Bolinao, Pangasinan has been awarded a Certificate of Accreditation as Learning Site by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) of the Department of Agriculture of the Philippine Government. Dr. Roger Evangelista, ATI-RTC I Center Director, Santa Barabara, Pangasinan handed the certificate to Fr. Mariano Ranera Jr. RCJ, Rogate Oasis Farm Director, during a formal launch ceremony held at the site on August 9, 2017. Guests included Mayor Arnold Celeste of Bolinao, Bolinao Municipal Agriculturist Ms. Carolina Ramirez, Zaragoza Parish Priest Fr.


On August 6, 2017 Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord , Fr. Herman Abcede RCJ, Provincial Superior of Rogationist St. Matthew Province, solemnly blessed the Santuario de San Antonio - Chapel of the Divine Providence (newly built chapel of SABV-Davao) and presided over the Holy Mass. Fr. Ariel O. Tecson delivered a powerful homily which highlighted the person of St.

The Providence - SABV Davao's Official Newsletter

Dearest Confreres, Greetings of peace!

It may be unknown to many of you that SABV-Davao produces its newsletter "The Providence" since June 2016. I am now sending you the June 2017 issue of our newsletter, The Providence. It is the first issue of its second year of publication. may this endeavor make each of us get in touch with and appreciate our apostolate among the poor boys whose prayers are always favored by the Divine Providence through the intercession of St. Anthony of Padua.

7th Death Anniversary of Fr. Joseph Aveni: Remembering, Thanking, Sharing.

Dearest,  This coming July 24 (Monday) we will be commemorating the 7th Death Anniversary of our dear Fr. Joseph Aveni. It is a good occasion to remember his exemplary life, to thank him for the precious teachings he left us and to share memories and experiences from those whose lives have been touched by him. 

For this occasion the Rogationist St. Matthew Province is inviting all to a Eucharistic Celebration before his tomb at the Manila Memorial Park, Parañaque City. There will be also the presentation and distribution of his Short Biography and prayer cards. 

SMP - Communion of Communities

In celebration of the Year of the Parish, the second installment to a series of talks on Communion of Communities, [organized by Fr. Ariel Tecson, the Provincial Councilor on Religious Life, Formation and Pastoral Care for Vocations,] was delivered by Fr. Ulrich Gacayan on the theme “The Christian Community in St. Peter’s Epistle: its Insights and Challenges in our Time” at the Oasis of Prayer in Lalaan II, Silang, Cavite on July 15, 2017. Focusing on the first letter of St. Peter, Fr.

SMP - Formation of Formators Workshop I

Through the efforts of Fr. Viktor Emmanuel Aurellana, in his capacity as In-Charge of the Pastoral Institute on Vocation Ministry, assisted by Rev. Zander Conson and in coordination with Fr. Ariel Tecson, the Provincial Councilor on the Sector Religious Life, Formation and Pastoral Care for Vocations, the first of a series of four Workshops on the Formation of Formators was held on July 15-16, 2017 at the Oasis of Prayer in Lalaan II, Silang, Cavite.

Sideia - Papua New Guinea

Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus - On June 23, 2017, the Rogationist Mission at the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish in Sidea, Papua New Guinea celebrated the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus through the Mass presided by Fr. Giulio Belarmino RCJ, followed by a religious-cultural program organized in St Mary's Primary School

40-Hour Eucharistic Adoration

​           In view of the ongoing celebration of the 40 years of presence of the Rogationists in the Philippines, the St. Matthew Province prepared for the celebration of the Feast of July the First with a 40-hour Eucharistic Adoration. It is worth recalling that it was during a 40-hour Adoration at the Church of St. John of Malta in Messina, Sicily, Italy, that the young Hannibal was inspired by the Eucharistic Lord about the charism of the Rogate. 

Papua New Guinea - St. Anthony's Sharing and Blessing of St. Anthony's Elementary School

Sideia - On June 13, 2017, Feast of St Anthony of Padua the Rogationist Missionaries organized the St Anthony's Sharing which coincides with the transfer and blessing of the new St Anthony's Elementary School, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish. The celebration started at 5:00 pm with the Holy Mass which was presided by Fr Henry Ramos, RCJ. The sharing happened after the Holy Mass at the Parish. All the elementary students of Sideia and Tegelauna, St Anthony's Boarding Boys and 13 families from Sideia and Tegelauna received St Anthony's blessings on that day.