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RCJ-SMP Communities Celebrate the Feast of July 1st

The Feast of July 1st commemorates the permanence of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament in our Institutes. As desired by the Founder, St. Hannibal Mary Di Francia, it is considered a foundational celebration of perennial importance in the life of the Rogate Family.

Homily of Fr. Bruno Rampazzo on the Funeral Mass for Fr. Cesare Bettoni

Dearest confreres, friends, and faithful of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, here in Mairano: we have come here to meet you and share with the Bettoni family, with the parish priest, Don Piero, and with all of you in this intense moment of prayer and celebration of the Holy Mass, together with our dear and beloved Fr. Cesare, who returned to the Father's house two days ago...

Canonical Visit to St. Hannibal Rogate Center

Though restrained by the prevailing Enhanced Community Quarantine, Fr. Orville Cajigal, RCJ, the Provincial Superior of the St. Matthew Province, did the Canonical Visit to the St. Hannibal Rogate Center in Merville Park, Parañaque City.

Training of Local Treasurers

The meeting was held at the Rogationist College-Cavite, while the participants were accommodated at the Oasis of Prayer-Cavite.

Online Reflection on the Feast of July the First

An online reflection on the solemn Feast of July 1st was organized and facilitated.

SMP Community Initiatives During COVID-19 Pandemic (2nd Series)

Here are some of the community initiatives which took place between April to May 2020. This article is an update to the 1st of the series, which featured the same from February to March 2020.

Canonical Visit to FDFCS Studies

On March 12-14, 2020, Fr. Orville Cajigal, RCJ, the Provincial Superior of the St. Matthew Province, did the Canonical Visit to the Fr. Di Francia Center of Studies in Eriberta Lane, Don Jose Green Court, San Dionisio, Sucat, Parañaque City


Opening of the Process of the Cause for the Beatification of Fr. Joseph Aveni

The process for the Cause of Beatification of the Servant of God, Fr Joseph Aveni has been celebreated last February 1, 2020 coinciding with the celebration of the day for Consecreated Life in the Diocese of Parañaque.

Requiem Mass for Fr. Cesare Bettoni, RCJ

A Requiem Mass for Fr. Cesare Bettoni, RCJ was organized by the St. Matthew Province

PRVC Prepares Materials for the 57th WDPV

As the 57th World Day of Prayer for Vocations approaches, the Provincial Rogate Vocation Center (PRVC) of the St. Matthew Province disseminates materials in preparation for the said celebration.

Meeting of the Local Superiors and Responsibles

Superiors and Responsibles of Mission Stations met with the Provincial and his Councilors on March 5-6, 2020.

Official Visit of the General Superior to the Sideia Mission Center

Accompanied by Fr. Orville Cajigal, RCJ, Fr. Bruno Rampazzo, RCJ, the General Superior, paid the Sideia Mission Center in Papua New Guinea on January 26-30, 2020.

First Religious Profession and Entrance to the Novitiate

Today, on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, June 29, the Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus – St. Matthew Province rejoices to receive, for the first time, the religious vows of 12 Novices, and to admit 10 Postulants for the Novitiate in a solemn Eucharistic celebration held at the Oasis of Prayer, Silang, Cavite

RCJ-SMP Community Initiatives during the COVID-19 Pandemic (1st Series)

With prayer and acts of charity still blossoming during the pandemic, the Communities of the St. Matthew Province took some initiative to help the faithful spiritually benefit through the livestreaming liturgies and prayers, especially in the parishes and formation houses.

St. Matthew Province Annual Evaluation and Planning

Selected representatives of the commissions under each Provincial Councilor, Treasurer and Secretary met with the Provincial Government for the early evaluation and planning.

Dinner with the General Superior

Religious and Priests of the province dined with Fr. Bruno on his stop-over flight to to Papua New Guinea.

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