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NEW MISSION by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Apr 8, 2013Since time immemorial, the Catholic parents of Olutanga Island have been dreaming of Catholic prep and kindergarten. For several years already, they had no choice but to send their children to the Protestant Montessori in all three towns. They are ca...



IPIL MISSION NOW A DISTRICT by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Dec 5, 2012  The Ipil Mission Team at the Diocese of Ipil in Zamboanga Sibugay was recently elevated to the status of a district. Fr. Exequiel Mahinay, SVD was appointed as the first District Superior while Fr. Felmar Castrodes Fiel, SVD was elected as his...



A.T.O.M. by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Feb 6, 2012  The Diocese of ipil finally turned over the Immaculate Conception Parish of Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay to the Divine Word Missionaries last February 5, 2012 in a Sunday ceremony graced by the Bishop of the Diocese, Msgr. Julius Tonel, DD. It wa...



BAKWIT by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Oct 24, 2011According to Fr. Bert Alejo, SJ in an interview regarding the war in Mindanao, “For almost three decades now, the war had cost the economy some ten billion pesos per year.” He added that the rebellion had killed at least at least 50,000 people, d...



THE LONGEST ORCHID IN OLUTANGA ISLAND? by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Sep 30, 2011When I transferred here in Parokya San Miguel, my staff joined Fr. Manuel Mijares and me in going to the barrio for our Gasa Balik sa Dios (GBSD) re-orientation. Natutuwa ako sa mga staff ko. They would ask our parishioners to give us orchids for the...



SILIP SA BUHAY-PARI (PART FIVE) by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Jun 22, 2010My dear readers, the Lord be with you! I am back!!! Group Hug!!! For the past three months, di talaga ako nakapag-blog kasi aside from being busy, nasira ang aming internet connection dito sa convento. Medyo naayos but mabagal naman ang downloading.



SILIP SA BUHAY-PARI (PART THREE) by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Nov 18, 2009Ang dinadaanan ko araw-araw papuntang Barrio 21. Fallin’. Look at the picture above. Araw-araw akong dumadaan diyan. Just last month, I was surprised to see na ang maputik at road-to-hell-like road na ito ay nagiging flat na flat na. Willy, my...



JANSSENVILLE by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Nov 14, 2009(This is my second article in the coffee table book of the SVD Central Province on the 100th year of the Divine Word Missionaries/SVD in the Philippines. Until now, nasa printing press pa rin po yata, hehe.) Ito ang Janssenville Have you heard of Jan...



KIDNAP! by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Oct 13, 2009Siguro hindi na lingid sa inyo ang balitang may bago na namang pari na nakidnap. Paggising ko ng umaga noong Lunes, October 12, at habang ako ay naghahanda para sa aking 5:30 am mass, napansin ko na may mensahe pala galing sa Prelature  of Ipil. Pl...



MY FARMVILLE/FARMTOWN by Felmar's Missionary Journey on Oct 7, 2009This is the reason why I don’t indulged myself with Farmville and Farmtown despite the million invitations I received from my friends. I am into the real thing! Tuwang-tuwa ang madre na nakakita niyan! Kaimito ng Parokya Tanglad ang tawag na...