St. Matthew Province celebrates the annual Rogationist Mission Day on the Feast of the Nativity of Mary. This year’s celebration is special because the beneficiary of the Mission Day Project is the Mission Youth Center in Davao, Philippines.
Fr. Bruno Rampazzo sent a video message for the occasion. Similar video messages were also sent by Fr. Orville Cajigal, the SMP Provincial, and Fr. Francis Escano, the Superior fo St. Anthony’s Boys Village in Davao.
Several activities were scheduled for the day. The day started with the distribution of relief goods to the senior citizen members of the Union of Prayer for Vocations (UPV) in the St. Hannibal Empowerment Center (SHEC) who were mostly affected by the Covid pandemic. It was followed by the official entry of beneficiaries of the housing project (Phase 17) in Pasay City. At noon, Fr. Cajigal blessed the Provincial Missionary Office within the premises of the Provincial House. In the afternoon, the Provincial preside over the Holy Mass at the Center of Studies which was highlighted by the admission to the Ministries of the Lectors and Acolytes of some of the Religious Students. Fr. Antonio Dammay composed the theme song of the Rogationist Mission Day and launched for the occasion.