SIMPLE PROFESSION

Thirteen brothers took their first profession last June 24, 2017, Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, at the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag, Pangasinan. They were (a maioribus): Johnny Luntungan, OP (Manado, Indonesia), Simon Peter d.L. Ramos, OP (Bulakan, Bulacan), Jaypee B. …

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DESPEDIDA DE SOLTERO

Despedida de Soltero is the Dominican Studentate’s tradition of celebrating a student-brother’s departure from his institutional formation as he is bound for ordination to the Priesthood for his eventual assignation to another community of the Province. Although the Spanish term is a misnomer to the clerical life, and to the …

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WHAT A JOURNEY IT HAS BEEN!

“And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us.” (John 1: 14) Justice, Peace and Care for Creation. Yes, that was the three-in-one package or reason for our summer exposure in Bulacan. We have been taught about the concept of “justice” as philosophy students since our pre-novitiate days. In …

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JPCC EXPERIENCE

One of the four priorities of the Province is the promotion of Justice, Peace and Care for Creation (JPCC). As a response, the Dominican Studentate Pastoral Board prepared a program for the studentbrothers to acquaint them regarding the said priority. This summer, the batch 2016 (twelve studentbrothers) worked in a …

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ELEVARSE ANGELICUM

Angelicum School Iloilo opened once more its school year, welcoming new and old students last June 19, 2017. The school celebrated the Mass of the Holy Spirit on June 21, 2017 with Fr. Ramon Claro G. Mendez, OP, the school director, as presider and Fr. Paul Reagan O. Talavera, the …

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UST AND ANGELICUM COLLEGE INTEGRATION MOA SIGNING AND BLESSING OF THE BLESSED JORDAN OF SAXONY BUILDING

A milestone in the history of the Royal Pontifical University of Santo Tomas (UST) and Angelicum College (AC), the pioneer of the non-graded system of education in the Philippines, happened on June 29, 2017. UST, represented by Rector Magnificus Rev. Fr. HerminioDagohoy, O.P.; AC, represented by Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Bautista, …

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INSPIRATIONAL SPEECH OF AN ANGELICAN

(Speech delivered after the Holy Spirit Mass of the Angelicum School Iloilo) Medical Center Chief of Western Visayas Medical Center First and foremost, I appreciate this invitation from Fr. Paul Reagan Talavera, OP, thru Miss Rory Arenas, the former Miss Angelicum 1983.  To the facilitators and staff of Angelicum School …

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