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Society of the Divine Word

Philippines Southern Province

Formation

Formation is the focus of two centers in our SVD Southern Province. In Cebu and in Davao.

Divine Word Formation Center

There is Divine Word Formation Center (DWFC) in Catalunan Grande in Davao City, where the seminarians study their first and second year of philosophy after which they proceed to Christ the King Mission Seminary in Manila for the second part of their academic discipline.

St. Joseph Freinademetz Formation House

Saint Joseph Freinademetz Formation House (SJFFH) is in Cebu City where the brotherhood candidates live. The young missionaries acquired their professional training and skills from different schools. This formation house welcomes candidates coming from different parts of the Philippines. Since this is the “central” house of brothers on formation, the diversity of Philippine culture gives it the taste of a real religious and missionary community.


Daily Readings

Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
 
Reading 1: EX 12:1-8, 11-14
Psalm: PS 116:12-13, 15-16BC, 17-18
Reading 2: 1 COR 11:23-26
Gospel: Verse Before The JN 13:34
Gospel: JN 13:1-15
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The human person is prone to error and failure. Therefore we must be very careful if we are in a higher position of responsibility. St. Vincent was slow in making decisions and often deliberated for a long time, but then he held on to his decisions with perseverance. St. Arnold Janssen

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The human person is prone to error and failure. Therefore we must be very careful if we are in a higher position of responsibility. St. Vincent was slow in making decisions and often deliberated for a long time, but then he held on to his decisions with perseverance. St. Arnold Janssen