The Formation Institute of Saint Hannibal (FISH) officially begins the School Year 2019/2020 on August 14, 2019 with the opening Mass presided by the Bishop of Maumere, Mgr. Edwaldus Sedu at the Susteran Alma Chapel.Fr. Ferdinandus Tanga RCJ, FISH main coordinator, and Fr. Elmer Dula, as the responsible of the Rogationist Mission station in Maumere, Indonesia concelebrated in the Mass. In his homily, Bishop Edwaldus thanked the Rogationists for taking the initiative to form, educate and assist the aspirants and postulants in their formation toward the religious life. And he added that he will continue to support the Institute in its endeavors.
There are 100 aspirants and 45 postulants from 24 Congregations present in the diocese of Maumere are enrolled for the School Year 2019/2020. The FISH is jointly managed and organized by the Rogationists and Daughters of Divine Zeal in Maumere, Indonesia.