July 2019

Institution to the Ministries of Lector and Acolyte

Pope Paul IV in Ministeria Quaedam suppressed the Minor Orders and created the new ministries of Lector and Acolyte which assumed the functions proper to the old minor order of Subdeacon. His Excellency Archbishop Gilbert Garcera of Lipa, visited our seminary confer on six seminarians the ministry of Lector and on six previously instituted lectors,

Profession of Perpetual Vows

During the Feast of the Chinese Martyrs, of St. Joseph Zhang Wenlan, Cheng Changping, Luo Tingyin who are the co-patrons of our Seminary of Our Lady of Sheshan, Brothers Benjamin Gnanapragasam and Jayapaul Polysetti professed their perpetual vows in the Institute of the Incarnate Word. In a solemn Mass celebrated by

Opening of the Academic Year

The Academic Year of the Seminary began with the Lectio Brevis which was given this year by Fr. Miguel Soler, IVE, our Provincial Superior. The topic of the presentation was the Blessed Virgin Mary in Revelation and he explained the role of the Blessed Virgin Mary from the beginning as the foretold New Eve up