Ordination of Two Brothers to the Priesthood and Diaconate

 

On March 02, 2021,  was the ordination of two brothers: Deacon Julius Della Peña Socorro, SCJ was ordained, priest and Bro. Reneboy Della Peña Socorro, SCJ was ordained deacon. The ceremony of ordination took place at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Bayugan, Agusan del Norte, their parish of origin, and was presided by the Bishop of Butuan Diocese, Most Rev. Cosme Damian Racine Almedilla, D.D. Continue reading

Sacred Heart Formation House, Cagayan de Oro City, 2nd Sunday of Lent

Fr. Francis Pupkowski, SCJ – the main celebrant

Priestly Ordination of Deacon Victor Lingasa, SCJ

On February 25, 2021, Deacon Victor M. Lingasa, SCJ was ordained, priest. The ceremony of ordination took place at the Immaculate Conception Parish Parish in Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur, his parish of origin, and was presided by the Bishop of Pagadian Diocese, Most Rev. Ronald I. Lunas, D.D. Continue reading

Sacred Heart Formation House, Cagayan de Oro City, 1st Sunday of Lent

 

Lent: Time of Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving

Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sundown on Holy Thursday. It’s a period of preparation to celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection at Easter. During Lent, we seek the Lord in prayer by reading Sacred Scripture; we serve by giving alms, and we practice self-control through fasting. We are called not only to abstain from luxuries during Lent but to a true inner conversion of heart as we seek to follow Christ’s will more faithfully. We recall the waters of baptism in which we were also baptized into Christ’s death, died to sin and evil, and began a new life in Christ. Continue reading