Fr. Ross de la Cruz was ordained last December 5 at San Pablo Cathedral. The entire SS.CC community in the Philippines joined this grace-filled occasion along with his family and friends. Fr. Ross also celebrated his first thanksgiving mass on the same day. A sumptuous meal followed after the celebration.
The SS.CC. community in the Philippines has celebrated the thanksgiving Mass in honor of St. Damian at the Sacred Heart Parish in Kamuning on October 23, 2009. The celebration was led by the Bishop of Cubao, His excellency Bishop Honesty Ontiongco D.D. Some members from other religious congregations joined us in thanksgiving. Bagong Silang parishioners, guests, friends were also present . After the mass, a simple merienda was shared by everyone who were present in the activity.
The recent typhoon "Onyong" has brought misery to many families here in Manila particularly in Cainta and Marikina. Bagong Silang also has not been spared by the devastating effect of the flood. Brothers from DFC, Novitiate and Pre-Novitiate communities respectively have extended their help to the flood victims in various ways and means.
Fr. Noel and DFC Brothers gave some donations to the flood victims through the parish pastoral council of San Antonio de Padua.
Flood water reaches even this high wall.
Lars left us yesterday. In a big celebration Saturday
night the parish gave him thanks for his great
commitment in his service, especially for the sick people.
The celebration was a joyful one, full of laughter,
singing, dancing. The tears were delayed to the very end.
The Community says good-bye to Lars, a German nurse,
who lived together with us for one year accomplish his
Fr. Harald, ss.cc
SS.CC. brothers and sisters from the different communities celebrated meaningfully the Feast of Our Lady of Peace. It was held at the Novitiate Formation Community in Cainta.
The celebration started with the Eucharist and culminated with a simple dinner and merrymaking. Everyone was filled with joy and experienced the spirit of camaraderie. It was a meaningful day for everyone.
* more photos at the gallery
Members of DFC Community has recently attended the JSF 25th General assembly at St. Joseph College. Many religious congregations within Metro Manila area were present and took part of the whole program.The assembly started at 8:00 am with some getting to know activities and it was culminated with a Eucharistic celebration led by Bishop Socrates Villegas (Diocese of Balanga). During his talk he stressed four major points:
Everyone in the community has participated well and enjoyed the whole day activity.
Bro. Bambi, sscc Jovy, Bambi, Bala, MIchael, Manoj, Bulu, Edmon and DSA sisters
The Ordination was held at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Cubao, Quezon City. The Eucharistic celebration was presided by Bishop Honesto Ontiongco, DD. (Diocese of Cubao)
Brothers Ross SS.CC. dela Cruz (Japan-Philippines) and Joseph Pasala (
The celebration summons the brothers and sisters SS.CC. In
Bro. Ross, sscc