#WERPA, MAJOR SEMINARY HOSTS BAPS MEET ‘18


The Holy Rosary Major Seminary is privileged to host the annual Bicol Association of Philosophy Seminaries (BAPS) Meet held last January 20-21, 2018 and was participated by philosophy seminarians coming from eight diocesan and religious seminaries and formation houses in the Bicol Region. The event, with the theme “#WERPA: The Power of Servant-Leadership,” coincided with this year’s celebration in preparation for the fifth centenary of the Christianization of the Philippines comes 2021, the Year of the Clergy and Consecrated Persons. The event started with the opening parade, the opening Mass which was presided over by the Vicar-General of the archdiocese, Rev. Msgr. Rodel M. Cajot, PC, and the opening program, one of its highlights was the launching of the new official BAPS logo and hymn. Other highlights of the event include the philosophical talk, sporting events, Holy Hour and Confessions and cultural night. The event concluded with the closing Mass that was presided ove by Rev. Msgr. Felix Elegado Jr., Vicar-General of the Diocese of Sorsogon, the turning over of the BAPS 2019 sponsorship to Our Lady of Peñafrancia Seminary, Sorsogon, the announcement of the over-all champion of this year’s BAPS Meet that was gained by the Holy Trinity College Seminary of the Diocese of Daet, and the pastoral exposure, which was introduced this year for the first time, in the Missionaries of Charity (MC) Gift of Love.     by: SEM. JOSEPH DAZA