Farewell to Fr. Eduardo Agüero

Fr. Eduardo Agüero, after more than 18 years of service, will return for good to his mother Province, to Argentina. The farewell party took place on November 19, 2007 in Cagayan de Oro, during the SCJ monthly meeting.
During the Eucharist, Fr. Eduardo – the main celebrant, explained the reasons for his returning home and recalled the most memorable moments during his stay in the Philippines. Fr. Janusz Burzawa, in the name of the SCJ District in the Philippines, thanked Fr. Ed for his work for the local Church and for the Congregation, and wished him all the best in his new assignment in Argentina.

New Missionary for the Philippine District

Fr. Jan Krzysciak,scj, a member of the Polish Province, is the newest asset of the Philippine District. He arrived in Manila last November 24, 2007.
Fr. Jan is 34 years old and was ordained as a priest in year 2002 in Stadniki, Poland. Before applying to join this mission he was assigned for four years in Belchatow, one of the biggest SCJ parishes in Poland. In year 2006, he went to the United States where he studied English until the end of September 2007. In the beginning of January 2008, Fr. Jan will start to study the local language (Cebuano) at the Maryknoll Institute of Language and Culture (MILC) in Davao City.
In the name of all members of the Philippine District we would like to welcome Fr. Jan and wish that soon the Philippines will become his second home.