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New General Superior of our Society

On July 4, 2018, the capitulars of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) gathered at the Centro Ad Gentes in Nemi, Italy, for the 18th General Chapter, elected Fr. PAULUS BUDI KLEDEN, SVD as the 12th Superior General of the Society of the Divine Word.

First SVD Parish in Davao

For the first time, the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD) already have their parish in the Davao region. Fr. Rodrigo “Diggs” Salac, SVD was assigned as the new cura of the Sta. Cruz Parish in Talicud Island of the Island Garden City of Samal.

Pope Francis met members of SVD participating in their General Chapter

Pope Francis on June 22 met members of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) participating in their General Chapter near Rome.

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