25 years ago, on November 27, 1997, Fr. Robertus Sutopo, SCJ, together with six companions was ordained, a priest by Mgr. Aluisius Sudarso, SCJ, in Palembang, Indonesia. Continue reading
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SCJ Annual Assembly 2020
On February 10, 2020, the SCJ Philippines Region has started its annual assembly. The assembly is being held at the Sacred Heart Formation House in Cagayan de Oro City and is attended by 37 confreres, including Fr. Daniele Gaiola, SCJ, the Mission Secretary of the North Italian Province. Continue reading
60th Parish Anniversary and Patronal Feast in Dumalinao
The celebration of the 60th Parish Anniversary and Feast of San Isidro Labrador Parish in Dumalinao, started in the evening of May 14, 2017 and it was held at the Dumalinao Regional Pilot School. More than 600 people coming from 44 chapels took part in the GSK Coronation Night and “Talendadong Parokyano.” The activity was organized in cooperation with Hon. Junaflor S. Cerilles, RMT, the municipal mayor of Dumalinao, Rev. Fr. Lukas Hadi Sismo Sasmito, SCJ, the parish priest, Rev. Fr. Joseph Muego, SCJ and Rev. Fr. Robertus Sutopo, SCJ, assistant parish priests and some SCJ guest priests and seminarians with the Theme: “Year of the Parish – Communion of Communities.” Although the celebration was interrupted by the “black out”, it did not prevent the people to enjoy the show which lasted for four hours.
The main celebration was held on May 15, 2017. The Bishop of Pagadian Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel “Manny” Cabajar, C.Ss.R, D.D., was the presider of the concelebrated Holy Eucharist, together with the parish priest, two assistant parish priests, Rev. Fr. Franciszek Pupkowski, SCJ, the regional superior of the SCJ Philippine Region, 14 SCJ priests and 4 diocesan priests. The Holy Mass was attended by more than 1,500 faithful coming from Balongating and Tigbao Sub-Parishes, and 44 Chapels of the San Isidro Labrador Parish.
The celebration was concluded with the procession carrying the statue of the patron around the town, followed by a lunch together and short program.
By. Fr. Joseph C. Butlig, SCJ