Provincia San Matteo (Filippina)

Mission Send Off to Rome, Italy of Bro. Eduardo De Palma

On the celebration of the 24th Sunday of the Ordinary time, in a simple yet meaningful way, Bro. Eduardo de Palma, RCJ received his missionary cross from the hands of Fr. Orville Cajigal, RCJ, the Provincial Superior of the St. Matthew Province. The cross was conferred during the sending off rite which took place during the Eucharistic Celebration presided by Fr. Cajigal in the presence of the Confreres and the interns at the St. Anthony’s Chapel of the St. Anthony's Boys Village-Cavite, on September 12, 2021.

Opening of FISH SY 2021 - 2022

On September 11, 2021, the Formation Institute of Saint Hannibal (FISH) officially commenced the School Year of 2021-2022, with the celebration of the Opening Mass presided over by Fr. Jenti, O. Carm, the Vicar General of the Diocese of Maumere, with some concelebrating Rogationist priests. After the mass, a simple merienda followed, sponsored by the FISH and some Congregations of the Sisters. For this school year, the FISH will be headed by Fr. Petrus Marianus, RCJ as main coordinator, and he will be assisted by Rev. Yoseph Emanuel Rua, RCJ.

Institution to the Ministries of Lector and Acolyte

In solemn commemoration of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the St. Matthew Province welcomed seven (7) new Lectors and three (3) new Acolytes on September 8, 2021. The Fr. Di Francia Center of Studies community hosted the Eucharistic liturgy, which was presided over by Fr. Orville Cajigal, RCJ, the Provincial Superior. While ensuring strict observance of safety and health protocols, threats of a tropical storm (Jolina/Conson), a typhoon (Kiko/Chanthu), and the prevailing pandemic restrictions did not halt the celebration of the rite of institution to the ministries.

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Praise be Jesus and Mary!

We commemorate tomorrow, September 8, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. With this, please join us in our Online Eucharistic Celebration at 9:00 am live at Rogationist College Official Facebook Page. Let us celebrate wondrously the birth of the Mother of Jesus.

Send, O Lord, Holy Apostles into your Church!

Invitation to the Ordination to the Priesthood in Maumere, Indonesia

The St. Matthew Province of the Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus invites you to the Ordination to the Priesthood of three (3) deacons at the Missionary Station of Indonesia, on September 21, 2021, 9:00am.

Let us join these young men in prayers, thanking the Lord of the Harvest for the gift of Vocation and asking Him to grant them the grace of joyful and holy perseverance!

Acceptance of the Indonesian Seminarians in Preparatory Year

On August 30, 2021, the Missionary Station of Maumere, Indonesia rejoiced with the formal acceptance of 6 new Rogationist candidates [joined by 4 Stigmatine candidates] as Seminarians in Preparatory Year (SPY), in the same Rite, incorporated in the Eucharistic celebration held at the chapel of Seminari Rogationis Hati Yesus Wailiti. Fr. Ferdinandus Heldi Tanga, RCJ presided over the liturgy at 6:30pm, concelebrated by priest-confreres and Fr. Dan Dave, CSS, the formator of the Stigmatines, and participated in by the seminarians.

Canonical Visit to the St. Francis Xavier Parish

On August 25, 2021, Fr. Orville Cajigal, RCJ, the Provincial Superior, did his Canonical Visit to the St. Francis Xavier Parish in Parang, Bagac, Bataan, after complying with all the travel requirements during the period of the pandemic. Bro. Christian Allan De Sagun, RCJ, the Provincial Secretary, joined him to document the visitation and to check on the archives of the community and of the parish. The short encounter was highlighted with a moment of prayer, and with common and personal dialogues. Thanks for the warm welcome and generous accommodation of this community composed of Fr.

Canonical Visit of the Provincial Superior to the Quasi Parish of the Holy Family

After securing the safe travel requirements during the period of the pandemic, Fr. Orville Cajigal, RCJ, the Provincial Superior, took the opportunity to do his Canonical Visit to the Quasi Parish of the Holy Family in Talobatib, Labo, Camarines Norte, on August 21-23, 2021. Thanks to the warm welcome and generous hospitality of the religious community composed of Fr. Julius Descartin, RCJ and Fr.