From October 23 – 27, 2017, all Novice and Postulant Masters of the Priests of the Sacred Heart around the world have assembled in Rome to evaluate and discuss the matters of formation. The Philippine Region is represented by Fr. Indra Pamungkas, SCJ, the Novice Master and Fr. Patrick L. Gutib, SCJ, in charge of Postulants. Among the participants is also Fr. Andrzej Sudoł, SCJ, a former master of postulants in the Philippines and now representing formators from the US Province.
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On October 15, 2017, the Christian Community of Tigbao Sub-Parish celebrated its 23rd patronal feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. The main celebrant and homilist was Fr. Lukas Hadi Siswo Sasmito, SCJ, the parish priest of St. Isidore, the Farmer Parish in Dumalinao, where the sub-parish belongs to. He was accompanied by Fr. Francis Pupkowski, SCJ and Fr. Joseph Butlig, SCJ from Cagayan de Oro and Fr. Joseph Muego, SCJ, the present administrator of the sub-parish.
The Eucharist was clebrated in the local Visayan dialect and was followed by the Sacrament of Baptism of 39 infants. As usual the celebration was preceded by nine-day novena, organized and sponsored by different chapels, members of the sub-parish.