Ordination On the 25th of March 1984, when the Church celebrated the Solemnity of the Incarnation of the Word, Fr. Carlos Miguel Buela founded our Institute. Now on the 30th anniversary of its foundation, the Institute in the Philippines rejoices in celebration the ordination of Br. Ruel Fernandez Juanta to
Perpetual Vows of Bro. Ruel Juanta Last February 3rd, we had a very special grace here at the Seminary. One of our seminarians made his perpetual vows, through which he professed to live poor, chaste and obedient for the rest of his life. In this way he made
The Thomistic Studies are several days dedicated to the study of a particular topic in the thought of St Thomas Aquinas. The topics rotate in a cycle of 7 years and this year, the topic was on Freedom, which is one of the most important, if not the most
Christmas is the most joyous time of the year, as the saying goes. And it certainly seems so in the Philippines, where we can also say that it’s the most anticipated time of the year. Christmas décor starts going up in the homes in September and carols can be heard
The First IVE Family Day was held in the Philippines on the day of the Solemnity of Jesus Christ, the Universal King, and the King of All Families. The gathering at the IVE seminary included also all the members of our Religious Family of the IVE and the 3rd Order.
Every year during the semester break, which usually is from the last week of October to the first week of November, the seminarians especially foreigners who stay back to guard the seminary go out for a short cultural trip for a week to different parts of the Philippines. These cultural