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

Bro. Marc Louis Anjelo Bolos, RCJ
11 Apr 2021
Ordination of Fr. Val Vincent Frias, RCJ to the Sacred Order of Presbyters

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.

With the collaboration of the St. John Paul II Sub-Parish, everyone prepared and organized the ordination, following health protocols from the national government. The gymnasium was arranged in a way to follow physical distancing and an open space to prevent the infection and contamination.

During the ordination itself, the bishop and priest and altar servers wore face mask and face shield. The congregation was also limited due to the circumstances, but nonetheless the atmosphere of joy prevailed and made the whole event vibrant.

During the words of gratitude of Fr. Val, he mentioned in Bisaya, a Filipino dialect, if the qualifications of becoming a priest are being pious and morally righteous then no one in front (the clergy) is worthy, however it is by the grace and love of God that a priest is chosen and qualified. He ended by asking prayers for him.

Everyone then proceeded for lunch in an orderly fashion. The following morning, April 11, Divine Mercy Sunday, Fr. Val celebrated his first Thanksgiving Mass at St. John Paul II Sub Parish, at Inawayan, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur at 10:00am. Fr. Danny Montaña delivered the homily.

Perpetual Profession and Renewal of Vows in the St. Matthew Province
First Religious Profession and Acceptance to the Novitiate in the St. Matthew Province
Perpetual Profession of Bro. Gilbert Ben Cantarona, RCJ
Acceptance of Postulants in SMP during Feast of July 1st
Rogate Center Organizes Online Liturgical Conference on the Solemn Feast of July the First
Rogationist Vocation Orientation in Sta. Cruz, Ilocos Sur
A Call to Collaborate in the Formation of Religious and Support for Missionary Works of the Rogationists
Rogate Center Facilitates Triduum and Celebration of the Solemnity of St. Hannibal Mary Di Francia
Year-End Program for the Students of the PIVM Basic Formation Program Year 2020-21
Rogate Center Facilitates 58th WDPV Triduum and Celebration
PIVM Hosts First Pre-58th WDPV Conference: "Dreams, Perspectives, Frontiers"
Rogate Center Releases Materials for the 58th World Day of Prayer for Vocations
Ordination of Fr. Val Vincent Frias, RCJ to the Sacred Order of Presbyters
RC-P's Celebration of the Solemnity of St. Joseph and Lenten Family Recollection
Ordination of Six New Rogationist Priests in the Province
Lenten Recollection for the Students of the PIVM Basic Formation Program
Meeting of the Coordinators of the Apostolate of the Rogate (CARs)
PRVC releases "Catechism on Vocations"
Presentation of the SMP Mid-Term Report 2020 by the Provincial Superior
Initial Report on the Collection and Distribution of the Calamity Fund
Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Petrus Marianus, RCJ
Preparatory Course for Perpetual Profession: The Psycho-Spiritual Demands of Consecrated Life
Kaya Idalangin November 2020 ISSUE: "Rogate... A Great Universal Remedy"
KAYA IDALANGIN October 2020 ISSUE: "They Shall All Be Taught By God"
Perpetuandi Course on "Biblical Theology on Consecrated Life"