Cagayan de Oro City: After the annual retreat that was held in the previous days, all the PSDP Religious [priests and brothers], the novice brothers and the candidates to the novitiate were convened at the terrace of the Calabrian Novitiate House for the annual assembly on May 20-21.
Celebrating this year the 25th anniversary of the PSDP Mission in the Philippines, currently there are 20 religious who are working here: 17 Filipinos, 1 Brazilian, 1 Indian and 1 Italian.
The assembly was a time of fraternity, study of ‘The Joy of Radicalism,’ the letter of Fr. Miguel Tofful, PSDP to the Calabrian families, evaluation of the activities and the planning of the mission.
During the assembly, the new religious communities in the Philippines were announced. It comprises the following:
*San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish Community:
Fr. Reynaldo Olan – Parish priest and Community superior
Fr. Alito Cangayao – Assistant parish priest
Bro. Eleazar Matulin – Community administrator
Rev. Randy Lingo – Postulant master
Post. Ariel de la Cruz
Post. Vincent Raña
Post. Jeson Martinez
*Calabrian Formation School:
Rev. Jeffrey Singzon – Community superior Bro. Edison Vizaya - Community administrator Bro. Nelson Raz – Student of Theology Bro. Caster Von Calipes - Student of Theology
CALBAYOG CITY (VISAYAS)
*Nazareth Formation House:
Fr. Marvin Tadena – Rector and Community superior Fr. Ronnie Lapara - Community administrator Fr. Shinoj Jose Pichappilil – Spiritual director Br. Claudemir Lemos de Almeida– Formator
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MINDANAO):
*Calabrian Novitiate House:
Fr. Joseph Pasini – Novice master and Community superior Bro. Melchizedek de Lara - Community administrator Bro. John Christopher Acebuche - Student of Theology Nov. Abinu Bernard Kurumbalakattu (Indian) Nov. Allan Chand Lakra (Indian) Nov. Prodesh Sangma (Indian) Nov. Mark Jergfel Dancel (Filipino) Nov. John Mark Regañon (Filipino) Nov. Miller John Masiliones (Filipino) Post. Peter Paul Robin
*Calabrian Theologate House:
Fr. Ronaldo Eborde – CCF Administrator and Community superior Bro. Raymond Balaod - Community administrator Bro. Isagani Autentico - Student of Theology Bro. Mark Jonnel Magos - Student of Theology Post. Marc Yape