Provincia San Matteo (Filippina)

Canonical Visit to the community of the St. Anthony’s Boys Village - Silang

​On February 5-9, 2018, Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior made his Canonical Visit to the community of the St. Anthony’s Boys Village and the Missionary Station ad experimentum of Oasis of Prayer in Lalaan II, Silang, Cavite. He also took time to encounter those involved in the other entities closely linked to these two communities, namely, the Rogationist College-Cavite, the Novitiate, Rogate Press, Caffe’ Sant’Antonio and the Rogate Images. The visit highlighted encounter with the religious as a community and individually. Bro.

Benedizione della nuova casa rogazionista in Vietnam

Lunedì 5 febbraio 2018 il vescovo Mons. Joseph Nguyen Tuan Tuoc, della diocesi di Phu Cuong, accompagnato dal Vicario per i Religiosi P. Quang e alla presenza del Vicario Generale dei Rogazionisti P. Josemaria Ezpeleta, ha benedetto la nuova casa rogazionista in Vietnam, proprio nella città di Phu Cuong, vicino alla grande Ho Chi Minh. Deo Gratias!

In allegato il messaggio di auguri del Superiore Generale, P. Bruno Rampazzo.

BARTIMAEUS Psycho-Spiritual Integration Program (February 5-16, 2018)

Good day, dearest Confreres!

We ask for your prayers for the Postulants batch COR UNUM who will be undergoing their BARTIMAEUS Psycho-Spiritual Integration Program from February 5-16, 2018. 

BARTIMAEUS is a program designed to discover and to have a "personal enccounter with the true self." This will also enable the Postulants to assess their psycho-emotional needs that are important in the dynamic functioning of their being as person and to arrive at a proper discernment of their calling to the priestly and religious life. 

Canonical Visit to the St. Francis Xavier Parish , Parang, and the Community of the Indigenous People (Aetas)

Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior did his Canonical Visit to the St. Francis Xavier [and St. Hannibal Mary Di Francia] Parish in Parang, Bagac, Bataan on February 1-3, 2018, aiming mainly at meeting the Religious Community [Fr. Ricardo Caperiña, Superior; Fr. Ranny Rodriguez, Parish Priest and Fr. Jonrey Lauron, Collaborator] and to dialogue with each of them, and with the lay leaders of the Parish.

Canonical Visit to the St. Catherine of Siena Parish - Villanueva

​Focusing on meeting the religious community and having personal dialogue with each of them, Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior, spent the Canonical Visit to the St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Villanueva, Bautista, Pangasinan from January 28-30, 2018. He also had the opportunity to encounter the parish "Lay Ministers" - leaders of the varied parochial organizations and ministries. Bro. Christian Allan de Sagun, the Provincial Secretary, was with him to document the entire visitation and to check on the documents of the Archives of the Religious House and of the Parish. Bro.

BENEDIZIONE DELLA PRIMA CASA ROGAZIONISTA IN VIETNAM

Sua Eccellenza Nguyen Tan Tuoc Giuseppe della Diocesi di Phu Cuong benedirà la prima casa rogazionista in Vietnam il 5 febbraio 2018, nel 15° anniversario della presenza della congregazione in Vietnam. Attualmente i rogazionisti sono presenti in tre diocesi: Ho Chi Minh Ville, Da Lat e Phu Cuong. Ci sono 15 confrateli vietnamiti, 4 di loro sono diaconi e saranno ordinati sacerdoti in questo anno. Ci sono anche 5 novizi, 7 postulanti, e 12 aspiranti. Grazie al dono di vocazioni abbondanti e alla Providenza Divina tramite l’intercessione di S. Antonio di Padova. DEO GRATIAS!

SEVEN ROGATIONIST FORMATORS PARTICIPATE IN THE CONFERENCE ON THE PHILIPPINE RATIO NATIONALIS

Seven Rogationist Formators joined at least 400 seminary formators and around 30 Bishops in the Philippines who have gathered at the IC3 Convention Center in Cebu City on January 22-26, 2018 to discuss the implementation of new Ratio Fundamentalis Institutionis Sacerdotalis.

Canonical Visit of the Provincial Superior to the Our Lady of Pillar Parish - Zaragoza

From January 19-21, 2018, Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior of the St. Matthew Province, had the joy to meet the small religious community of two, Fr. Antonio Dammay and Fr. Welbert Llyd Suarez, of the Our Lady of Pillar Parish in Zaragoza, Bolinao, Pangasinan. Fr. Orville Cajigal, the Provincial Councilor for Charity and Missions, joined the visit for him to check on the status of the St. Hannibal Educational Center, which caters to the young school children of the parish.

Canonical Visit of the Provincial Superior to the St. Lawrence the Deacon Parish - Bangui

In a short visit, Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior of the St. Matthew Province, prioritized  meeting the religious community to hear the report of the Superior on the status of the House and listened to each confrere in a series of fraternal dialogue.  From January 13-14, 2018, Fr. Abcede, with Bro. Nilo Pelobello, the Provincial Treasurer, did their Canonical Visit to the St. Lawrence the Deacon Parish in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, under which the Chapel in Dumalneg belongs, the prime entity Most Rev. Renato Mayugba, the Bishop of Laoag entrusted to the Rogationists.

Canonical Visit of the Provincial Superior to the SHFC - Cebu

Fr. Herman Abcede, the Superior of the St. Matthew Province, did his Canonical Visit to the St. Hannibal Formation Center – Cebu on January 6-11, 2018. On these days, he met with the religious community to hear the report of the Superior on the status of the House and listened to each confrere in a series of fraternal dialogue.  He also had the opportunity to encounter a group of active members of the Union of Prayer for Vocations affiliated to the Rogationist seminary of Cebu. Time was allotted as well for a separate meeting with the seminarians and the lay personnel. Bro.