On June 3, 2016, on the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Deacon Sergio Shoiti Matumoto, SCJ, will be ordained as priest by Most. Rev. Bp. Vilsom Basso, SCJ in his parish in Brazil. Deacon Sergio arrived in the Philippines in October 2011, following his dream to become a missionary. We entrust him to your prayers. In the video below, which is in Portuguese, Sergio shares his vocation story and way to the priesthood.
On May 17, 2016, the SCJ Philippine Region will celebrate the 27th Anniversary of SCJ presence in the Philippines. The video below, originally intended for the 25th Anniversary, summarizes main activities of the Philippine Mission since the arrival of first SCJ missionaries up to the present.