Celebrating a joyful deacon Ordination in Manila Philippines

By: Antoine Mushagalusa SX Most Reverend Antonio Tobias bishop of the Diocese of Novaliches, most reverend Fr. Mexicano Ferrer superior delegate of the Xaverian Missionaries in the Philippines, Reverend Fathers, Reverend deacons, Dear religious brothers and Sisters, Dear Parents, Dear brothers, and sisters, Good morning. I am standing in front …

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Together We Make God Visible In the World: A Diary of the Community Planning

Bro. Yustinus, sx “Community is like a large mosaic. Each little piece seems so insignificant. One piece is bright red, another cold blue or dull green, another warm purple, another sharp yellow, another shinning gold. Some look precious, others ordinary. Some look valuable, others worthless. Some look gaudy, others delicate. …

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SERVANT OF GOD, SERVANT FOR THE PEOPLE (Hery’s deacon ordination)

On this first Sunday of Advent 2013, we,  the International Theologate of Asia Community, with the whole Congregation of the Xaverian Missionaries and with the Christian community of Saint Francis Xavier Parish, are happy to celebrate the diaconate Ordination of our Brother Hery Mardadus Junianto. The deacon is the visible …

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Final profession of Hery Junianto, sx

On Saturday November 16th 2013, our community celebrated a special moment for Bro. Hery Junianto, SX. It was the moment for him to profess his Perpetual Vows and to commit himself totally for mission in the Xaverian family. The event took place in  St. Francis Xavier Parish run by Xaverian …

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THE ARRIVAL OF NEW BROTHERS

By Theodore Kabundi As a new birth brings joy and happiness in a family, so our community always experiences the same feelings every August with the arrival of newly professed brothers who are assigned to the Philippines by our General Direction in Rome. The month of August or September is …

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Plenary assembly of the Xaverians in the Philippines

By Martin Mbende This is the last written contribution of our departed and beloved Br. Martin to the theologasia.ph. He submitted it to the committee in charge of our website just before living for our annual retreat during which he died accidentally by drowning in a swimming pool. We thank …

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Father Alberto Pierobon, Xaverian Martyr

Father Alberto Pierobon (Dec. 14, 1927 – July 31, 1976) Fr. Alberto Pierobon was found dead at Almirante Tamadarè on September 8, 1976. His decomposed body had been found in a forest more than a month after his disappearance (July 31, 1976). To this day no one knows who killed …

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“UNTIL CHRIST BE FORMED IN YOU” (Gal 4: 19)

XAVERIAN INTERNATIONAL THEOLOGATE OF ASIA OUR COMMUNITY PROJECT OF LIFE:  “UNTIL CHRIST BE FORMED IN YOU” (Gal 4:  19) By Kabundi Theodore As pilots need a flight plan before taking off for any destination, so our Xaverian International Theologate of Asia gathered three days at the beginning of this year …

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