Wednesday, December 16, 2015

R.I.P. Fr. Nonilon "Noni" Tibayan, 57 (1958-2015)

DWST mourns the death of Fr. Noni Tibayan of the Diocese of Imus. He passed away yesterday, Dec. 15, 2015, due to severe pneumonia.

Fr Noni, 57, was born in Amadeo in Cavite on Oct 20, 1958. H was a TMP alumnus of DWST (1985); and the parish priest of the  Our Lady, Queen of Peace Parish, Queensrow, Bacoor, Cavite at the time of his death.

Requiescat in pace.

Friday, December 11, 2015


The deadline for the submission of the FIRST DRAFT of the Term Paper (T1 and T2) is TODAY December 11, before 5:00 PM.

PRINT ONLY ONE COPY for the moderator. If the moderator is not around, submit it to the Dean's Office.

Between today till Clearance Week (March 14-18) is the reading and correcting time for the moderator; revising period for the student-writer.

The date for the submission of the FINAL DRAFT with the signature of the moderator will be on the Clearance Week. Only the electronic copy of the  FINAL DRAFT (converted to PDF) and duly signed by the moderator is to be submitted.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

DWST Greets Fr. Fred Saniel, SVD on the Silver Jubilee of his Priestly Ordination

Fr. Fred Saniel, SVD (4th from right) with Cardinal Tagle, John L. Allen, Jr. and
Fr. Tony Pernia, SVD during the semicentennial  celebration of
the Divine Word Seminary March 12, 2015. Photo credit:
DWST Greets Fr. Wilfred "Fred" Saniel, SVD on the 25th year of his ordination to the priesthood. Fr. Fred became a priest on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Concepcion on December 8, 1990 at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit of the Divine Word Seminary here in Tagaytay City. Together with SVD Frs. Richard Aguinaldo (missionary in Chile), the late Ramon Velasco (RIP), and Peru Dayag (now at the USC in Cebu), they were ordained by Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, then the bishop of the Archdiocese of Cebu.

Fr. Saniel is past Rector of DWST, the current Director of the CTS, and professor of Spiritual Theology at the DWST. Ad multos annos!

Monday, December 07, 2015

December 8 - DWSTSA activies

The Divine Word School of Theology Students' Association (DWSTSA) will gather on December 8 at DWST for:
1. The Advent Recollection
2. The Opening of the Jubilee Year
3. The Mass of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Concepcion.

Sunday, December 06, 2015

DWST greets the newly ordained priests of the SVD

DWST greets the newly ordained priests of the Society of the Divine Word. The rites were held last Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Holy Spirit Chapel with the Most Rev. Reynaldo Evangelista of the Diocese of Imus (Cavite) as ordaining prelate. Those who concelebrated included  Bishop A. Cabahug of Surigao del Norte being a relative of one of the ordinandi; and the three SVD Provincials: Fr. Nielo Cantilado (Central); Fr. Jingjong Rocha (South); and Fr. Emil Pati (North).

The eight neo-presbyters who are all T4 students finishing their theological studies at the DWST:

Fr. Lawrence Llona, SVD (Filipino, assigned to Sudan);
Roberto Solis, SVD (Filipino, assigned to Japan);
Ryan Dino, SVD (Filipino, assigned to Argentina);
June Lee Sarenas, SVD (Filipino, assigned to Ghana);
Lindsey Francis Taeza, SVD (Filipino, assigned to Togo);
Gregorius Robinus Dosom, SVD (Indonesian, assigned to the Philippines, North)
Fransiskus Subandi, SVD (Indonesian, assigned to the Philippines, Central);
Diderick Andrinjatovo, SVD (Madagascar, assigned to the Philippines, South).