Provincia San Matteo (Filippina)

Awareness raising on the apostolate for the deaf

 (Nov. 30) Fr. Matteo Sanavio , RCJ, the Pontifical Commissioner, echoed to the Religious students of Fr. Di Francia Center of Studies the latest update of the institutional merge with the Gualandi Missionaries of the Deaf and Mute to the Congregation of the Rogationist of the Heart of Jesus. Fr. Matteo narrated to the members of the community the zeal of Fr Hannibal to help those person with disabilities after the World War I and even consulted the founder of the Gualandi Missionaries of the Deaf and Mute on how to make the apostolate better.

Death of Fr. Rodolfo Patiag, Jr., RCJ

"November 30, 2022 - Dearest Fr. Orville, It is with great sadness that I communicate to you the passing of Fr. Rodolfo G. Patiag. After his visit to his relatives in Palawan for a blessing and upon arriving in SABV last Monday afternoon – November 28, he was in pain and could hardly walk because of swelling of his (both) knees caused by allergy. Apparently, the swelling is associated with gout and arthritis as he expressed in his text message to me last November 26.

Fraternity and Synodality

November 29, 2022

How good and how pleasant it is,

when brothers dwell together as one! (Psalm 133:1)

The Community of Oasis of Prayer is blessed and grateful to have in their midst the presence of Archbishop Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B.

Archbishop Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, together with him are the priest professor of Don Bosco School of Theology, Fr. Celestino Lingad, Fr. Stephen Placente, Fr. Dennis Antonio Paez and other SDB conferrers.

Manila: Homecoming reunion of former Rogationist seminarians

Rogationist Seminary Manila Alumni Officers.
Rogationist Seminary Manila Alumni Officers.
Rogationist Seminary Manila Alumni Officers.

Alumni of the Rogationist Seminary in Manila had a homecoming reunion at Father Hannibal Formation Center in Merville, Paranaque on November 26-27, 2022 with the theme: Rogationist Fraternity: Companions in the Journey, Partners in the Mission. The two-day affair was facilitated by Fr. John Lucas, Vicar Provincial and Councilor for the Laity, in collaboration with the Rogationist seminary formators and other Confreres. Fr. Orville Cajigal, Superior of the St. Matthew Province also offered his reflections to the alumni.

Papua New Guinea: first graduation of the kindergarten

(Nov. 27, 2022) The Rogationist Mission Center in Papua New Guinea celebrated the first graduation ceremony of our nine ECD ( Early Child Development) pupils. The ceremony was held at the end of the Holy Mass with the presence of Fr. Henry Ramos, Fr. Welbert Suarez, and the School Staff of the Mission Station.

Papua Nuova Guinea: prima premiazione della scuola dell'infanzia

Pamilya-Rog Bicol Chapter Gathering

The Lao Family. Couple Edna and Rolly Lao are leading animators of the Pamilya Rog at St. Matthew Province.

         (Nov. 27, 2022) The Pamilya-Rog in Sorsogon and Camarines Sur in the Bicol Region (south of Manila) gathered for a formation program facilitated by Dr. Enda Lao and Mr. Rolly Lao, together with their children. It was coordinated by Fr. Jose Roque Arreza, the Vocation Promoter of Fr. Hannibal Formation Center in Paranaque. Fr. John Lucas, Vicar Provincial of St. Matthew Province and Councilor for the Laity, and some other Rogationist priests and religious students were also present.

Rogationist Seminary- Cebu

November 25, 2022

CHRISTMAS FEELS | The seminarians joined together in decorating the whole seminary building with their handmade parols to welcome the season of Christmas. Their effort made the whole seminary feel that Christmas is in the air.