Seminaries are designed is to form men, who have been called by the Lord to carry out the ministry of the priesthood. Ordinations are the culmination, the climax of seminary life to which every seminarian look forward to. Ordination day is the accomplishment of God’s call, a whisper which was made in the heart
“Look at this Heart which has loved men so much, and yet men do not want to love Me in return” this was the anguished complaint of our Lord to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. The second person of the Most Holy Trinity assumed flesh, a human heart in which is found the symbol and
The magnificent Blessed Virgin Mary of Sheshan atop the Sheshan Basilica raises the Christ child to the whole world, offering Him up for man’s salvation in obedience to the will of the Father. She doesn’t hesitate to offer her only son, the flesh of her flesh, the blood of her own blood, to redeem
No One Dies Alone Project According to Worldometer, a website that provides counters and real-time statistics for diverse topics, which is part of a Real-Time Statistics Project, there are 381,653 persons infected by coronavirus and 16,558 deaths as of today. In the last past days, the situation has considerably worsened. For example: on March 19,
The Our Lady of Sheshan, Major House of Formation in the Philippines had the blessing and privilege of hosting conferences by speakers of Human Life International, the world's first and largest global pro-life apostolate. Human Life Internation (HLI) was established in 1981 in the United States by Fr. Paul Marx to spread the Catholic Church’s
Dear all, With much gladness and joy, I want to share with all, and especially with my Religious Family, some reflections on our mission in the Solomon Islands. By God’s grace, I stayed in the island of Wagina for more than one month accompanying Fr. Humberto Villa, IVE, Parish Priest of the Sacred Heart Parish.
Man occupies a very special place in the Divine Economy, as the only creature willed for his own sake as the Catechism, quoting Vatican II’s Gaudium et spes so eloquently puts it. The entire, material universe, as the book of Genesis relates was created just for him so that he would have a home, and
The youth group of our Religious Family of the Incarnate Word is called the Voces Verbi, from the Latin, meaning the Voices of the Word. This is taken from a phrase from St. Augustine who says that anyone who announces the Gospel is a voice of the Word. Our meeting was held in the St.
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,
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