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Recent and Upcoming Events

The Order of Friars Minor
Franciscan Province of San Pedro Bautista, Philippines
cordially invites you
to share our joy
in the Eucharistic Celebration
on the occasion
of the
Presbyteral Ordination
Rev. Samuel dP. Salazar, OFM
Palanan, Isabela
Rev. Salvador D. Cerbito, OFM
Laoang, Northern Samar
Most Rev.Teodoro J. Buhain, Jr. DD
Bishop Emeritus of Manila
Saturday, 20th of May, 2006 2:30 p.m.
Santuario de San Pedro Bautista Parish
San Francisaco del Monte, Quezon City

The Order of Friars Minor
Philippine Province of San Pedro Bautista
cordially invites you
to the
of our brothers
Reycel Centino
Benigno Flores
Alvin Paras
Edison Tabag
May 27, 2006
2:30 o'clock in the afternoon
to be held at
Santuario de San Pedro Bautista
San Francisco del Monte
Quezon City

First Profession of Vows
The Order of Friars Minor (OFM)
Franciscan Province of San Pedro Bautista
cordially invites you
to the
Eucharistic Celebration
Thanksgiving to God
for the
First Profession of Vows
Bro. Mark Adame G. Bakari, OFM
Sta. Ana, Cagayan
Bro. Alberto L. Dano, OFM
Tagbilaran City
Bro. Ruben P. Irece, OFM
Camiguin, Calayan, Cagayan
Bro. Dexter A. Toledo, OFM
Calumpit, Bulacan
Monday, 29th of May, 2006
10 a.m.
St. John the Baptist Parish
Liliw, Laguna.



Cielito Almazan <> wrote:

Hey guys,


You are invited to celebrate with us OLAS Day. On this day, the Province of San Pedro Bautista will launch the celebration of the 8th centenary of the Foundation of the Order (2009) and the 25th Anniversary of the Province (2008). It will be a very big day. It will be different from other OLAS Days.


Main Events


       11 AM Solemn Mass

       12        Lunch

        2 PM   Program


You may come ahead of time. There will be exhibits on the Order, Province and OLAS. You may come with your old albums for others to see.


Please spread the news to the other guys who are not connected with the e-group.


If you are coming, please inform us ahead of time. We want to avoid kulang na kulang or sobrang sobrang preparations. 


By the way, we are putting up a souvenir program to be distributed on the day itself. For advertising please send check payable to FRANCISCAN PHILIPPINE PROVINCE OF SPB.


1 full page    P5,000

1/2 page         3,000

1/4 page         2,000


One line         1,000


It is your opportunity to make yourselves known to the friars and fellow alumni.


For further information, contact my cp 0919-625-42-78 or Noemi (OLAS new registrar) 936-40-83. Thank You.



Fr. Cielo Almazan, OFM

OLAS Guardian, spiritual director of OLAS Alumni



Recent Events

FMU Manila Gathering, January 2006
FMU Manila Gathering ,January 2006

Fr. Jonald Banatao, OFM Installed Parish Priest
Fr. Jonald Banatao, OFM, was installed the new parish priest of the Parish of St. Mary of the Angels in Sta. Teresita, Cagayan last March 26, 2006 within the 9 o'clock Sunday Mass.  He was installed by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Archbishop Diosdado Talamayan, DD, Archbishop of Tuguegarao.
Fr. Jonald graduated from Our Lady of the Angels Seminary (OLAS) in 1995.  He was solemnly professed in the Order of Friars Minor on May 31, 2002 and ordained to the priesthood on June 21, 2003.  His first assignment after solemn profession was also in Sta. Teresita in July 15, 2002 but was delayed due to his theological, pastoral preparations based in Manila.After ordination he served as assistant parish priest to Fr. Carlos Santos, OFM and then to Fr. Elson Singson, OFM.  Fr. Jonald is from Gonzaga, Cagayan.
Fr. Jonald, may the Lord bless you and keep you!

Our Lady of the Angels Seminary Holds 41st Commencement Exercises
Our Lady of the Angels Seminary in Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City held its 41st Commencement Exercises last March 25, 2006 at the Eugene Cornock Auditorium.  The commencement exercises was preceded by a Baccalaureate Mass presided by the Rev. Fr. Arturo Daquilanea, OFM, Minister Provincial of the Order of Friars Minor, Province of San Pedro Bautista in the Philippines.  Rev. Fr. Lino Gregorio Redoblado, OFM, fresh from his doctoral defense in Rome was the homilist.
Of the 23 who graduated, 9 are interns or Franciscan seminarians and 14 are externs or non-Franciscan seminarians.
The Franciscan seminarians who graduated are:
Manuel Alcantara, Ace Fernando Cara, Harold Eugenio, Joseph Fedelin, Andro Fernandez, Bernard Gulay Shimar Jove Goyo, Jayson Rivera, and Michael Salazar.
The non-Franciscan seminarians who graduated are:
Salvador Aldave, Darwin Anolin, Anthony Ayon-ayon, Reymond Cruz, Adrian Escuadra, Marvin Javier, Romeo Javier, Ricarthy Macalino, Shander Matienzo, Elmer Molito, Carlos Rioroso, Errol Soriao, Clar Tindugan, and Anthony Valenzuela.

Upcoming Events

Forthcoming Patronal Fiestas/Seminars/etc.
May 20/2:30 p.m.
            Presbyteral Ordination
            Santuario de San Pedro Bautista Parish
            SFDM, Quezon City
May 21,22,23 
            Patronal Fiesta
           St. Vincent Ferrer Parish
           Tucdao, Kawayan, Biliran Province
May 27/2:30 pm
           Solemn Profession of Vows
           Santuario de San Pedro Bautista
           San Francisco del Monte
           Quezon City
May 29/10 A.M.
           First Profession of Vows (OFM)
           St. John the Baptis Parish
           Liliw, Laguna
June 13 
           Patronal Fiesta
           St. Anthony Shrine
           Sampaloc, Manila
           (13 Tuesdays Devotion ongoing
            at the Shrine; Started last March 14)
            Patronal Fiesta
            Santuario de San Antonio
            Forbes Park, Makati City
            Patronal Fiesta
            St. Anthony Parish
            Centro, Sta. Ana, Cagayan
June 18 - July 11  
            Franciscan Dialogue Program
            Venue: Kidapawan, North Cotabato
            Contact: Fr. Ferdie Mercado, OFM
                          Damietta House
                          Pendatun St., Kidapawan
                          9400 North Cotabato
                          Telefax: +63(064) 278 - 4173
June 29 
            Patronal Fiesta
            Sts. Peter and Paul Parish
            Casambalangan, Sta. Ana, Cagayan
August 2
            Patronal Fiesta
            St. Mary of the Angels Parish
            Sta. Teresita, Cagayan
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Mission is Thanksgiving!


You who have so much to thank God for


            ,Won’t you share a little bit more?

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