January 3, 2018 marked the return of the seminarians from a long Christmas vacation. The seminarians have returned safely, full of joyful and memorable experiences. A day after, classes resumed. Very timely as it is, Friday of that week, January 5, the seminarians had their monthly recollection. It was facilitated by the seminary visiting professor, Fr. Erdman Pandero. He spoke on reconciliation as the restoration of right relationship. Tuesday of the following week, January 9, the seminarians had their 3rd General Community Meeting. On January 11, the seminarians listened to Fr. Manuel Montesclaros for their monthly spiritual conference. In his talk, Fr. Manol shared his thoughts on Ignatian family and spirituality.
The seminary had their monthly benefactors’ and friends’ mass on January 14. The Eucharistic Celebration was presided by Fr. Derjohn Faborada – an alumnus of the seminary. After the mass, the seminarians had their community lunch together with the Serra Club Cagayan de Oro Cluster. It was a table fellowship wherein seminarians had a close encounter with a group that supports them not only financially but also spiritually in their seminary formation. (Read more.)