News Updates

PIVM Hosts First Pre-58th WDPV Conference: "Dreams, Perspectives, Frontiers"

17 Apr 2021

Inspired by the theme of the 58th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, "St. Joseph: The Dream of Vocation," the Pastoral Institute for Vocation Ministry (PIVM) hosted the first of its two-part conference yesterday, April 17, 2021, delivered by Fr. John Francis Aberion, RCJ, entitled, "The Frontiers of Promoting a Culture of Vocations: A Priest's Perspective on the Technological Revolution."

Ordination of Six New Rogationist Priests in the Province

13 Mar 2021

The St. Matthew Province was blessed to have the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, Most Rev. Charles John Brown, DD, to ordain to the Sacred Order of Priesthood six of its deacons - Rev. John Francis Aberion, RCJ, Rev. Harvey Cestina, RCJ, Rev. Chris Melvic Floralde, RCJ, Rev. Andru Iroy, RCJ, Rev. John Baptist Nguyen Thanh Huy, RCJ and Rev. Tom June Lancin, RCJ, on March 13, 2021, at 10:00am, at the Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, in Multinational Village, Parañaque City.

Presentation of the SMP Mid-Term Report 2020 by the Provincial Superior

1 Dec 2020

The Provincial Superior, Fr. Orville Cajigal, RCJ, made a presentation of the Mid-Term Report regarding the status of the St. Matthew Province last November 30 to December 1, 2020. The participants were the perpetually professed religious of the Province, through a Zoom Online Video Conference.

Kaya Idalangin November 2020 ISSUE: "Rogate... A Great Universal Remedy"

27 Oct 2020

To usher Christ today, we need the increase of priests and religious who can lead us to and gather us around Him. That is why, according to St. Hannibal Mary Di Francia, the "Rogate" becomes a great universal remedy: a remedy that can transform a society into a committed society that worships God and serves Him in the faces of the people, especially the least, the last, and the lost.

Rogate Center Releases Materials for the 58th World Day of Prayer for Vocations

13 Apr 2021

The Provincial Rogate Vocation Center of the Rogationist St. Matthew Province recently released the materials in preparation for the 58th World Day of Prayer for Vocations this April 25, 2021. The theme for this year's celebration is "St. Joseph: The Dream of Vocation." The compilation of materials includes the official poster, the prayer booklet for the celebration, and infographics about the celebration.

The materials can be accessed through the "Resources" page of this website: https://www.rcj.ph/resources

Lenten Recollection for the Students of the PIVM Basic Formation Program

27 Feb 2021

The Students and Formators in the Basic Formation Program were blessed to have Fr. Zander Conson, RCJ as their speaker for their Online Lenten Recollection last Saturday, February 27, 2021. The theme of Fr. Conson's talk centered on "GIFTED TO GIVE," reflecting upon the Parable of the Prodigal Son from the Gospel of Luke.

Initial Report on the Collection and Distribution of the Calamity Fund

28 Nov 2020

The Office of the Provincial Superior has released an initial report on the collection and distribution of the calamity fund today, November 28, 2020. The collections were organized in response to the Protocol 293 2020, calling all the Superiors and Confreres of the Rogationists in the St. Matthew Province to "raise support and assistance for the victims of the recent typhoons in the Philippines."

KAYA IDALANGIN October 2020 ISSUE: "They Shall All Be Taught By God"

6 Oct 2020

For this month dedicated to the teachers, we have featured Jesus, our Divine Teacher, as it is understood from the Gospel of John 6:45.

Ordination of Fr. Val Vincent Frias, RCJ to the Sacred Order of Presbyters

11 Apr 2021

Rev. Fr. Val Vincent G. Frias, RCJ was ordained to the Sacred Order of Presbyters last April 10, through the imposition of hands of the Most Rev. Guillermo V. Afable, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Digos, at the Rogationist Academy-Davao Gymnasium.

Meeting of the Coordinators of the Apostolate of the Rogate (CARs)

27 Feb 2021

To foster sharing of initiatives on the dissemination of the charism of the Rogate in the respective local Communities, an online meeting with the Coordinators of the Apostolate of the Rogate (CARs) was organized last February 27, 2021.

Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Petrus Marianus, RCJ

19 Nov 2020

Today, 19th of November 2020, Rev. Petrus Marianus, RCJ was ordained as a priest, through the imposition of the hands of the Bishop of Maumere, Msgr. Edwaldus Martinus Sedu, Pr.

Perpetuandi Course on "Biblical Theology on Consecrated Life"

2 Oct 2020

The two-session module workshop on "Biblical Theology on Consecrated Life" concluded yesterday October 3, with Fr. Ulrich Gacayan, RCJ as its facilitator. The workshop started last Saturday, September 26, which forms part of the program of the Pastoral Institute for Vocation Ministry (PIVM) for the religious students preparing for the Perpetual Profession.

RC-P's Celebration of the Solemnity of St. Joseph and Lenten Family Recollection

20 Mar 2021

Last, March 19, 2021, as we celebrate the Solemnity of St. Joseph, a Eucharistic Celebration in the Rogationist College - Parañaque was presided and commenced by one of the six newly ordained Rogationist Priests, Rev. Fr. Andru Iroy, RCJ... [then] a Lenten Family Recollection [was] spearheaded by one of the six newly ordained Rogationist Priests as well, Rev. Fr. John Francis Aberion, RCJ.

PRVC releases "Catechism on Vocations"

1 Feb 2021

The Provincial Rogate Vocation Center (PRVC) has released the "Kaya Idalangin" edition of the Catechism on Vocations, which was compiled and published by Fr. Vittorio Lucchesi, RCJ on December 8, 1979.

Preparatory Course for Perpetual Profession: The Psycho-Spiritual Demands of Consecrated Life

31 Oct 2020

The two-session module workshop on "The Psycho-Spiritual Demands of Consecrated Life" concluded, with Fr. Ariel Tecson, RCJ as its facilitator. The workshop started last Saturday, October 24, and finished on October 31, both held in the morning.

Ordination to the Diaconate

13 Sep 2020

Eight religious students were ordained Deacons, through the imposition of the hands of Most Rev. Jesse E. Mercado, D.D., Bishop of Parañaque, last September 14, 2020, Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.