Update 8. October 21.
Fr. Orville Cajigal, the re-elected Superior of the St. Matthew Province, presided over the Holy Eucharist at the Chapel of the Oasis of Prayer - Rogate Center of Spirituality. The new Provincial Council (Fr. John Lucas, Fr. Jessie Martirizar, Fr. Ronaldo Paulino, and Fr. Ronaldo Masilang) and Provincial Treasurer (Fr. Alfonso Flores) were the main concelebrants, united with all the members of the 3rd Provincial Chapter, and the confreres from the different communities. Sr. Daria Ortega FDZ, the Provincial of the Our Lady of Rogate Province, some sisters, and Rogationist lay were also present. The Religious students of the Fr. Di Francia Center of Studies served during the liturgy and animated the choir. The novices were also present.
During the homily, Fr. Orville reviewed the salient points that emerged in the Assembly of the Chapter and invited everyone to walk together in unity, collaboration, and sharing. Then, he made the profession of faith and the oath of fidelity to the Church. At the end of the Mass, he delivered a thanksgiving message to the outgoing Provincial government and exhorted everyone to commit to the journey of synodality. Afterward, the Provincial Council went to pay homage before the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary while a Marian song is sung.