Encounter of the Rogationist RPT at SECDEA, Samal Island, Davao



The St. Matthew Province of the Rogationists organized an encounter of the religious in practical training assigned in the Rogationist communities in the Philippines at SECDEA Resort, Samal Island, Davao from October 27-30, 2014.  

This year’s RPT encounter is spear headed by the Rogationist community of Davao. The said encounter bears the theme:  "Conversations: Encountering My Self, My Community & My God.” It revolves around the theme of conversation/dialogue as an indispensable aspect of religious community life and accompaniment in the formation of every young religious. These day of encounter were facilitated by the series of talks and sharing by Fr. Herman G. Abcede, RCJ, Fr. Ronald N. Masilang, RCJ, Fr. Kristian Irvin O. Taok, RCJ & Rev. Antonio U. Nocellado, Jr., RCJ.

This encounter seeks to capture the experiences of each religious brothers in their respective communities where they are assigned as part of their formative journey as future Rogationist priests.

Below is the detailed schedule of this year’s Encounter of the Religious in Practical Training:

Day 1 - October 27, 2014 (Monday)

11:00 Lunch (@SABV-Davao)

12:00  Departure for Samal

4:00   Opening Liturgy

4:30   Rationale: setting the mood by Rev. Ton

          Welcome Note by Fr. Herman

          Let's Stop and Talk A While: expectations

6:00   Holy Mass with Vespers

7:00   Dinner

8:00   Talk 1: Fr. Kit (Conversation with My Self)

9:00   Conversations (Facilitator: Fr. Kit & Rev. Ton)/Night Prayers

Day 2 - October 28, 2014 (Tuesday)

7:00    Morning Prayer/Lauds

7:30    Breakfast

8:30   Talk 2: Fr. Ronald (Conversation with My Community)

9:30   Conversations (Facilitator: Fr. Kit & Rev. Ton)Snacks

11:45  Midday Prayer

12:00  Lunch

4:00   Talk 3: Fr. Herman (Conversation with My God)

4:45   Conversations (Facilitator: Fr. Kit & Rev. Ton)/Snacks

6:00    Holy Rosary/Vespers

7:00    Dinner

8:00    Socialization

*Holy Mass will be in the Morning (by 10:00 or 10:30am) with Mrs. Evelyn Afdal (owner of SECDEA)

Day 3 - October 29, 2014 (Wednesday)

6:30   Morning Prayer/Lauds

7:00   Breakfast

8:00   Conversations (Facilitators: Fr. Kit & Rev. Ton)

10:00  Snacks/Synthesis (Fr. Ronald)

10:30 Holy Mass

11:30 Lunch

1:30   Departure

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