DWCU CELEBRATES ANOTHER TRIPLE EVENT
Urdaneta City. The academic community of the Divine Word College of Urdaneta gathered together as one Arnoldus Family celebrating 1.) the Feast of St. Arnold Jannsen, SVD the founder of three missionary congregations 2.) the Feast of St. Joseph Freinademetz, SVD our first SVD Missionary to China and 3.) the natal day of our President Fr. Doms O. Ramos, SVD last Monday, January 18, 2010.
The joyful and glorious celebration was sponsored by the High School Department together with the Campus Pastoral Council, the whole DWCU community and the Seminarians of the Divine Word Formation Center. Fr. Jess del Rosario, SVD the Spiritual Director, Fr. Noel Ferrer, SVD the Finance Officer and Fr. Bernard Teneza, SVD the Rector concelebrated the celebration of the Word and the breaking of the bread.
A short but meaningful and memorable program followed right after the mass with interesting numbers from the Elementary and Pre-School Department, the High School Department and the College Department. Fr. Rector gave his commendation to the celebrant for all his services to the seminary and the college. The celebrant gave his words of gratitude and declared officially the day free.
Words of Gratitude from the President:
Dear Faculty members, Non-academic staff, SVD confreres, Members of the College Council, Seminarians, Divinians, Students and friends,
Thank you very much for your sincere greetings, prayers and gifts that you have bestowed upon me during my birthday. I am truly grateful to all of you for the thoughts, affirmation and loving care. May the Divine Word bless you and your families all the more. I will continue to pray for you as we continue to journey together in our life and mission as Divinians being Witnesses to the Word.