Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fr. Ivan Hurley, C.Ss.R.

Born: 31 October 1926 Professed: 16 October 1947 Ordained: 22 August 1954 Died: 28 May 2014 Tribute to 2 Significant Persons by Fr. Willy Jesena, C.Ss.R. It was sad to stand beside Fr. Ivan Hurley’s remains to bid him goodbye.

Fr. Ivan and Fr. Emy

By Fr. Emy Maningo, C.Ss.R. I met Fr. Ivan long, long time ago! I began working more closely with him when I was appointed the Regional Vocations Director (RVD) for the Cebu Province, from 2000 to 2005. We worked together

Becoming a Redemptorist Lay Missionary

By Leo D. Santander (Cebu Lay Missionary) I remember one night in Kanto, Matina Town Square, Davao City, my friend Louie asking me what I am going to do after resigning from my previous employer (Cor Jesu College). Firmly I

June 2014

Photos of Ordination of Fr. Bong Puzon, CSsR and Profession of Bros. Kenneth Gallamaso and Eric Sevencruz; Redemptorist Formators Course; and Cebu Redemptorist Mission Team in Talisay and Maramag.

Missiological Musings

by Fr. Colm Meaney, CSsR What a shock! The gospel in the mission area that particular evening was Mary and Martha (Luke 10). A few had shared, and I was holding forth on the richness of the text, especially those


By Jon Rey Ismael Batayola New Challenges, New Opportunities May 07, 2014- this marks the start of the new formation program of the Redemptorist Province of Cebu, the Post-Graduate Aspirancy Program (PGAP). The program aims at helping graduates of the


By Hilario Idulsa, Jr. This year, the province of Cebu has seven postulants. Three came from Gerard Majella Aspirancy House (GMAH) and the remaining four of us are from Saint Alphonsus Collegiate Formation House (SACFH). The three young professionals, are,

Korea Region/ Lipa Novitiate

By Fr. Willy Jesena, C.Ss.R. Department Stores Outreach Four confreres in Seoul have a weekly  Masses with the sales persons in two Supermarkets. This is a program organized by the Archdiocese of Seoul to help these persons participate in Sunday