Viva Sr. San Jose!

March 19 marks the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, guardian and protector of the Holy Family, and the Patron Saint of KDFI (Kasanag Daughters Foundation Inc.). Continue reading

Christmas Celebration at KDFI

On December 11, 2021, the Kasanag Daughters Foundation, Inc. (KDFI), held its annual Christmas Celebration. As usual, it started with the Holy Eucharist presided by Fr. Joseph C. Butlig, SCJ, the program coordinator, and was followed by a common meal and short program after which all the daughters received their Christmas gifts. Continue reading

22 years of Kasanag Daughters Foundation Inc.

On May 19, 2021, the Kasanag Daughters Foundation, Inc. (KDFI), the social project of the Priests of the Sacred Heart – Philippine Region in Cagayan de Oro City, celebrated its 22nd Founding Anniversary. The celebration started with the Holy Eucharist presided by Fr. Rico O. Lapinig, SCJ, and was followed by the cutting of a ribbon to the new art exhibit prepared by the girls, the inspirational message of Ms. Lea Pacteres from DSWD, and common supper. Continue reading

21 Years of Kasanag Daughters Foundation, Inc.

On May 30, 2020, the Kasanag Daughters Foundation, Inc. (KDFI), the flagship social project of the Priests of the Sacred Heart – Philippine Region in Cagayan de Oro City, celebrated its 21st Founding Anniversary. The celebration started with the  Holy Eucharist presided by Fr. Joseph C. Butlig, SCJ, the program coordinator, and was followed by a short program prepared by the girls, and common supper. Continue reading

20th Foundation Anniversary of Kasanag Daughters Foundation, Inc.

Second activity on May 16, 2019, as a part of bigger celebration of 30th anniversary of SCJ missionary presence in the Philippines, was the 20th Foundation Anniversary of Kasanag Daughters Foundation, Inc. (KDFI).

It started at 4:30 PM with the opening of the “Art Works Exhibit” of the “daughters”, followed by the Holy Eucharist, short program and supper. Fr. Horst Steppkes, SCJ, the Mission Procurator from Germany, cut the ribbon at the entrance to the exhibit room. Fr. Lukas Hadi Siswo Sasmito, the superior of the SCJ Philippines Region was the main celebrant of the Holy Mass.

The program started at 6:00 PM with the introduction of the visitors by Fr. Lukas and Ms. Vivian Yecyec, the KDFI Operations Manager and was followed by short messages from Fr. Horst Steppkes from Germany and Fr. Zbigniew Chwaja, the Mission Procurator from Poland. Both entities are helping to run the foundation through  financial assistance.

The main part of the program was an inspirational talk by Judge Evelyn G. Nery, who underlined the need of not being silent in the face of the sexual abuses, especially on the minors.

As usual, the celebration ended with a dinner during which the guests and visitors could watch the video presentation “KDFI through the Years.”

Up to the present more than 200 girls received help from the institution.