IVE Youth day 2018 had finished successfully on the 21st of February. This Youth day was held in Holy Family Academic in Padre Garcia, Bantangas, more than 500 youths were attracted to join this event. This year, some youths from Malaysia came to the Philippine just for joining this event.
Two sisters were invited to participate and be one of the speakers in the 6th Worldwide Overseas Chinese Pastoral and Evangelization Convention (WOCPEC) which was held in Auckland from 19 to 23 October, 2017. Other guest speakers included: Most Rev. Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and Apostolic Administrator of the Archidiocese of Agana, Guam, Most Rev.
Our first two Taiwanese sisters, Sr. Baoxi and Sr. Daosheng, professed their perpetual vows on October 15, 2017. The Holy Mass was presided over by His Excellency Martin Yao-Wen SU, Bishop of Taichung; and was concelebrated by 4 priests, among them 2 are our IVE missionary priests in Taiwan (Fr. Lucio Flores and Fr. Michael Zhang) and 2 diocesan priests.
On September 14, 2017 during the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, 8 novices from our Province received the habit which marks a new stage of their religious life. Previously on September 12, the feast day of the Holy Name of Mary, they had received new names of titles of Mary in their own languages (Pidgin-Papua New Guinea, Tagalog-Philippines, Malay-Malaysia, and Chinese).
Buwan ng Wika (it means "Month of Language" in Tagalog) was held in the home school of our Mercy Home for girls in August 2017. The students had different competitions like folk songs , dance and artistic presentation. The judges and audiences of Bawan ng Wika included all students and teachers of the home school, the parents of some of the students. It was our honor to have Mr.
Our sisters missioning in Puxin, Taiwan celebrated the Parish' patron feast of Chinese martyrs on 9 July. Some faithful joined the Eucharistic Adorations in the triduum in the parish. On the day of the feast, a simple Rosary procession was held before the celebration of the Holy Mass in the morning.More pictures
More than 600 youth coming from different parts of the Philippines attended our IVE Youth Day 2017, held on 12 February in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines. Conferences were given by various speakers to enrich our youth. There were sport games and performances which everybody enjoyed a lot.