30 May 2017 - Eleven all-Filipino Aspirants from the Rogationist Seminary of Manila and Cebu were accepted as Postulants for the Formative Year 2017-2018 during a concelebrated Mass at St. Hannibal Rogate Center in Merville Park, Parañaque City on May 30, 2017. The Provincial Superior, Fr. Herman Abcede, presided the liturgical rites attended by Fr. John Lucas (Vicar Provincial), Fr. Ariel Tecson (Provincial Councilor on Formation), Fr. Joseph Arcano (outgoing Postulant Director) and other confreres and lay collaborators. The new Postulant Director, Fr. Jessie Martirizar, presented the candidates to the Provincial Superior, who afterwards conferred them the Rogate cross and the 40 Declarations.
The new Postulants are: Alinojan, Paolo; Caraos, Benny; Crisostomo, Clifford; Daquel, Mark; Espanto, Randel; Fernandez, Roderick; Fornelos, Archie; Gagante, Rene; Linsasagin, Justin Paul; Obane, Angelo; and Umangga, Joseph Jeric.