Patronal Fiesta Celebration in Dansolihon

On January 9, 2021, the day after the dedication of the new church in Dansolihon, the Chaplaincy Community celebrated its annual Feast of Jesus Nazareno. The main celebrant and homilist was the parish priest of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Cagayan de Oro City, Rev. Fr. Julius B. Clavero, SSJV. Continue reading

Dedication of the New Church in Dansolihon

On January 8, 2021, a day before the Feast of the Patron, Jesus Nazareno, the Dansolihon Chaplaincy celebrated the Dedication of the New Church. The concelebrated Mass of Dedication was presided by Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro, Most. Rev. José A. Cabantan, DD, together with Archbishop Emeritus, Most. Rev. Antonio J. Ledesma, SJ, DD., SCJ priests from the area of Cagayan de Oro and three diocesan priests: two from Cagayan de Oro and one from the Diocese of Pagadian. Continue reading

+ Fr. Aloísio Back, SCJ (1952 – 2021)

On January 6, 2021, at 10:30 in the evening, due to respiratory problems and cardiac arrest, died Fr. Aloisio Back, SCJ, a former member of the SCJ Philippine Region.

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New Year’s Prayer

 

Give us the kindness to hear with compassion,
     to offer support,
     loving comfort, and care.

Give us the courage to do what is needed,
     the wisdom to choose
     what is right and fair.

Give us the vision to see what is possible.

Give us the faith
     that will help pave the way
     for a present that is hopeful,
     a future that is peaceful—

Give us a heart to bring joy to each day.

Amen.