ARCHDIOCESE OF TUGUEGARAO: 75TH YEAR OF SVD PRESENCE

75th Year of SVD Presence in Cagayan

Claveria, Cagayan. The Archdiocese of Tuguegarao celebrated recently the 75th Year Anniversary of SVD presence covering the North-Western part of the Archdiocese. The Diamond Jubilee celebration (1933-2008) of the SVD mission was held in the Town of Claveria with the theme: “75 Years of celebrating Mission as Witness to the Word.” The festivities took four days with the following schedule:

November 11, Tuesday

4:00 pm – Arrival of Delegates from the different SVD High Schools for inter-district Basketball Tournament.

4:30 pm – Orientation of Delegates

8:00 pm – Socialization among the Delegates

November 12, Wednesday

7:00 am – Parade of Delegates

8:00 am – Welcome Program – Kick Off

10:00 am – Health Break

10:30 am – Start of the Games

November 13, Thursday

7:30 am – Continuation of the Games

1:30 pm – Championship Game

4:00 pm – Exhibition Game (SVD Priests vs. LGU Claveria)

7:30 pm – Cultural Program

November 14, Friday

8:30 am – Concelebrated Mass presided over by the Auxiliary Bishop Most Rev. Rick Baccay, DD

             – Program – AGAPE – Luncheon

The Concelebrated Mass was the highlight of the celebration when all the SVD Missionaries who were assigned to the mission area through the years were given tribute with plaques of appreciation prepared by Fr. Randolph Botial, SVD the Vicare Forane of the Vicariate of Pamplona and Fr. Romeo Fajardo, SVD the District Superior. Confreres from the different communities and disticts of Tabuk, Abra, Vigan-Laoag, Pangasinan, San Fernando graced the occasion headed by the Provincial Superior of the Philippine Northern Province Rev. Fr. Jerome Adriatico, SVD.

The whole of Northern Luzon congratulates the SVDs of Cagayan District! Happy Diamond Jubilee!

THE CONGREGATION OF THE VICARIATE OF PAMPLONA

THE CONGREGATION OF THE VICARIATE OF PAMPLONA

THE CONCELEBRANTS OF THE JUBILEE CELEBRATION

THE CONCELEBRANTS OF THE JUBILEE CELEBRATION

 

ONE OF THE AWARDEES WITH THE AUXILIARY BISHOP

ONE OF THE AWARDEES WITH THE AUXILIARY BISHOP

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