On November 24, 2022, Fr. Rechie C. Gier, SCJ, a member of the Philippine Region, defended his MA Thesis entitled “Revitalizing Community Life of the Priests of the Sacred Heart Philippine Region.” The Board of Examiners was composed of Fr. Oscar Ante, OFM, and Fr. Alejandro Gobrin, CMF., and Fr. Kristian Cangkung, CMF. The MA Thesis Adviser was Fr. Agustinus Supur, CMF. Continue reading
The Solemnity of All Saints’ Day on November 1, is a celebration of all Christian saints, known or unknown, canonized or beatified, but more particularly those who have no special feast days of their own. In many countries, including the Philippines, All Saints’ Day is not only for remembering the saints, but also for honoring and paying respects to departed relatives and friends, through prayers, floral and food offerings, vigil, and lighting of candles at gravesites. For Catholics, it is a holy day of obligation, as they go to Mass and participate in ceremonies for the dead.