The celebration of the Patronal Feast in Aluba Parish, Cagayan de Oro City, started at 9:00 AM. The concelebrated Mass was presided over by Fr. Janusz Burzawa, SCJ, former parish priest of Immaculate Concepcion Parish in Aluba, and now in charge of Dansolihon Chaplaincy. Continue reading
The celebration of the 97th death anniversary of Fr. Leo John Dehon, founder of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SCJ), in the formation community in Cagayan de Oro City, consisted of three major parts: spiritual preparation, sports fest, and the Holy Eucharist.
The spiritual preparation started on August 3, 2022, with the nine-day novena, presenting the human and spiritual profile of Fr. Dehon, based on the testimonies of the people who knew or met Fr. Dehon personally. On August 11, 2022, the community held a Holy Hour, during which a short video clip summarizing the life of the Founder was presented.
Today, on May 20, 2022, during the celebration of the Holy Eucharist, at 6 am in Novitiate Fr. Dehon in Lower Lucoban, Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur, Fr. Wen Liang was accepted, by the superior of the SCJ Philippines Region, Fr. Lukas Hadi Siswo Sasmito, SCJ, as a novice of the Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Fr. Wen Liang was born in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. He was ordained in 2006 as a diocesan priest in China.