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

SCJ Philippine Regional Assembly 2021

“Revisiting the ‘Treasure’ of the Dehonian Identity on Social Commitment as a Region”. This is the theme reflected upon by the SCJ Philippine Region as they ardently conducted the annual Regional Assembly on February 8-12, 2021. Due to the restrictions from travel and physical distancing, the Region convoked through the new platform of communication via Zoom Online. Continue reading

Sacred Heart Formation House, Cagayan de Oro City, 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph C. Butlig, SCJ – the main celebrant