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.
It is important, especially in new undertakings, to keep in mind what is God\'s Holy Will. This guards from unrest when facing difficulties with higher superiors. God wills that we do everything in true discernment, not in hastiness and false cleverness. St. Arnold Janssen