Ninety young men attended the annual year-end vocation orientation in the two Seminaries of Rogationist St. Matthew on December 27-30. Forty-five youths from the Provinces of Luzon and the Tagalog-speaking islands went to Fr. Hannibal Formation Center in Paranaque, while another forty-five young men from the Visayas and Mindanao Provinces partook the search-in program in St. Hannibal Formation Center in Cebu. Rogationist speakers talked about vocation in general, the primacy of prayer and discernment, the Vocation to Rogationist Priesthood and Brotherhood.
Provincia San Matteo (Filippina)
"What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past,
courage for the present, hope for the future.
It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings
rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace."
- Agnes M. Pharo
The Rogationists Communities in Philippines (Fr. Hannibal Formation Center – Paranaque; St. Hannibal Formation Center – Cebu; Fr. Di Francia Center of Studeies – Paranaque) Vietnam (Missionary Station) and Mexico (Tonela) shared the spirit of Christmas through the Christmas Sharing to over thousands of children, especially those who are less privileged. They had the meal, games and gift-giving.
After their Priestly Ordination at the Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish in Multinational Village, Parañaque City, on November 26, 2016, in a liturgy presided over by Most Rev. Socrates Villegas, DD, the Archbishop of Ligayen-Dagupan, the five new priests from the St. Matthew Province held their Thanksgiving Mass in their respective native places. On November 30, 2016, Fr. Francisco Gringo Tagabi, celebrated his first Mass in Baggao, Cagayan, while Fr.
The Rogationist Seminary in Paranaque hosted around 400 toddlers at St. Hannibal Childrens Center on Dec. 11, 2017 for the annual traditional Christmas Sharing which was first introduced 31 years ago. In the succeeding Sunday, some 1,000 elementary and junior high school students will likewise take their turn at a second part of the annual event. The Seminary organizes among lay collaborators, friends, relatives and benefactors a collection of funds for the event.
It’s been almost a year now since we launched the supplementary flyer, especially tailored for offline “Friends of Father Joseph Aveni”, in view of spreading the knowledge of his virtuous life as a Rogationist religious and priest. As he himself admitted, his life was spent entirely within the Rogationist communities. All his moments were punctuated by the daily schedule; his existence had been without any particular unraveling; he neither had benefited from fleeting popularity nor enjoyed extensive, multiple and
The year-long celebration of the 40 years of Rogationist presence and service in the Philippines kicked off with the ordination of five priests of St. Matthew Province: Fr. Jessel Bangoy, Fr. Tristan Angelo Palado, Fr. Welbert Llyd Suarez, Fr. Francisco Gringo Tagabi and Fr. Sherwin Valenzuela. Most Rev.
In a celebration, which commenced with the launching of year-long commemoration of the 40 years of presence and service in the Philippines, the Rogationists of the St. Matthew Province welcomed five new priests: Fr. Jessel Bangoy, Fr. Tristan Angelo Palado, Fr. Welbert Llyd Suarez, Fr. Francisco Gringo Tagabi and Fr. Sherwin Valenzuela. Through the Imposition of the Hands and the Invocation of the Holy Spirit by Most Rev.
The Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus St. Matthew Province Cordially invites you to the Priestly Ordination: Rev. Jessel Jumawid Bangoy, RCJ
Rev. Tristan Angelo Vite Palado, RCJ
Rev. Welbert Llyd Quijon Suarez, RCJ
Rev. Francisco Gringo Corbillon Tagai, RCJ
Rev. Sherwin Lodario Valenzuela, RCJ
26 November 2016, Saturday, 9:30 am
Through the laying on of hands of Most. Rev. Socrates Villegas, D.D.
Archbishop of Lingayen-Dugupan
Our Lady of Rogate Holy Rosary Parish – Multinational Village – Paranaque City
On November 21, 2016, Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior accompanied Fr. Henry Ramos and Bro. Chris Melvic Floralde to the airport to catch their late night flight to Papua New Guinea where they are now assigned. Bro. Paul John Mapacpac will also soon join them in the missions. Let us pray for their safe trip, and that they may enjoy and learn from this wonderful missionary experience.