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Society of the Divine Word

Philippines Southern Province

SVD Philippines

In the Philippines, the Divine Word Missionaries arrived in Bangued, Abra in 1909. Today, it is evident that the missionary grains planted by Saint Arnold on the Philippine soil are now bearing hundreds of fruits. Now, there are more than 500 Filipino SVDs and around 140 of them are doing missionary works abroad.

In the Philippines, the SVD has three ecclesiastical provinces:
The Philippine North (PHN)
PHN
that comprises mission from Pangasinan to Aparri,
The Philippine Central (PHC)
PHN
that covers Tarlac, Metro Manila, Mindoro, Bicol Region and Palawan, and
The Philippine South (PHS)
PHN
which is present in the Visayas and Mindanao islands.

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

The world is our parish
SVD Activities in the World


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