Thursday, January 29, 2015

Schedule from Jan 29 - June 8

DWST Schedule from Jan 29 to June 8.

DWST Schedule: January – June 2015
SY 2014-15; 2015-16
Divine Word Seminary – School of Theology

Jan 29 (Thurs)
Free Cut for MSP (Foundation Day)
Feb 6 (Fri)
Deadline: Submission of Term Papers (T1)
Feb 9-10 (Mon -Tue)
Dogma Comprehensive Examinations, Second Season (T4)
Feb 16-17 (Mon-Tue)
Comprehensive Examinations (T1, T2 and T3)
Feb 19 (Thurs)
Chinese New Year (schola vacat)
Feb 25 (Wed)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary (schola vacat)
March 2 (Mon)
Submission of Moral Theology Synthesis Paper (T3)
March 2-6 (Mon-Fri)
Final Examinations (AB Theology and T4)
March 6 (Fri)
Tribute for T4
March 9 (Mon)
Faculty, Students, and Rectors Meeting (FASTER) – 5:00 p.m.
March 19 (Thu)
Free Cut for OSJ - Feast Day of Saint Joseph
March 16-20 (Mon-Fri)
March 21 (Sat)
Graduation Day
April 3 (Fri)
Professors’ Submission of Final Grades
June 1 -5 (Mon-Fri)
Enrollment Week
June 8 (Mon)
Opening of Classes. Mass of the Holy Spirit. Orientation Day

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Happy Feast Day of the angelic doctor Saint Thomas Aquinas (Jan 28, 2015)!

The patron saint of students and theologians, Saint Thomas Aquinas (b. Jan 28, 1225 and d. March 7, 1274), the Italian Dominican theologian was one of the most influential medieval thinkers of Scholasticism and the father of the Thomistic school of theology.

An altarpiece in Ascoli Piceno, Italy
artist: by Carlo Crivelli (15th century

Friday, January 23, 2015

RIP Mr. Matthias Tobechukwu

DWST extends its condolences to the family of Bro. Matthew Nwanamulu Tobechukwu, sP (Paraclete) on the death of his father, Mr. Matthias (in Nigeria).

Oremus pro eo. Requiem aeternam dona ei, Domine. Et lux perpetua luceat ei. Requiescat in pace. Amen.



For those who are taking the Admission Examination on Sunday, Jan 25, 2015, please take note of the following division of schedule:

Examinees in the Morning
Time: 8:00 a.m 12:00 p.m.
SASMA (29 examinees only)

Examinees in the Afternoon
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SASMA (the remaining 7 examinees)
TMP (7)
CRS (3)
OSJ (4)
CRSP (3)
TC (3)

Venue: Arnoldus Hall (adjacent to the Arnoldus Library)

Please address directly your inquiries about the Admission Examination
to the Dean Fr. Randy Flores, SVD (mobile: 09328725150; email:  .

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Tesario per l’esame de Baccellierato in Teologia - Pontificia Universita Urbaniana

Click here to download the list of questions for the Comprehensive Examinations in Sacred Theology
Degree: S.T.B. - Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome

Official Delegate and Examiner:
Fr. Michael Layugan, SVD, PhD, SThD
Rector, Divine Word Seminary

Thursday, January 08, 2015

List of DWST Students Attending PCNE II

List of DWST Students Attending PCNE II


The following students (DWST) are allowed to attend PCNE II. They must present the official registration receipt to the Dean when they return to be exempted from classes on Jan 15-16 (Thu – Fri).

Please note that should any untoward incidents take place in the absence of the students from DWST, the school shall NOT be held responsible.

It is presumed that superior’s permission from to be out from the house of formation was secured by the individual seminarian.


Fr. Randy Flores, SVD

Monday, January 05, 2015

DWST students attending PCNE 2


DWST Seminarians/students who are interested to attend the Philippine Conference on New Evangelization II (PCNE II) on January 15-17, 2015 at the UST Campus:

There are still slots available at a reduced registration fee (Php 500.00) exclusively for DWST participants (thanks to Msgr. Gerry Santos and Amb. Tita de Villa).
Please pass by the Dean’s Office to sign-up (deadline: Tues 5:00 p.m. 1/6/15; first come first served).
Those who are attending will be exempted from their classes on Jan 15 (Thu) and 16 (Fri). Just present to the Dean the official receipt of your PCNE II registration.
You will have to arrange your own transportation to and from the venue, food, board and lodging.  The school will not be responsible for these.
You will have to secure individual permission from your respective rectors or superiors.
For the schedule of PCNE II, please visit their website: .

Fr. Randy Flores, SVD
Dean of Studies