On February 8, this year, the Archdiocese of Caceres, through the Holy Rosary Major Seminary, will be hosting the KAPATIRAN 2020, an annual gathering of Theology Seminarians throughout the country.
Rev. Fr. Joey D. Gonzaga, the rector, invites all member-seminaries to come and join this annual gathering especially in this Year of Ecumenism, Inter-religious Dialogue, and Indigenous Peoples.
Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, new head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Seminaries, is expected to grace the said occasion.
This year’s theme is “Ad Communionis Pontes Faciendos” (Building Bridges of Communion).
The gathering is expecting hundreds of participants from 19 seminaries: University of Santo Tomas Central Seminary, Manila; San Jose Seminary, Quezon City; San Carlos Seminary, Makati City; Holy Apostles Senior Seminary, Makati City; Lorenzo Mission Institute, Makati City; Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol, Tagaytay; Holy Rosary Major Seminary, Naga City; Immaculate Conception School of Theology, Vigan City; Domus Josephi Formation Center, Pasay City; De Paul House, Quezon City; Mother of Good Counsel Seminary, San Fernando City, Pampganga; St. Francis de Sales Theological Seminary, Lipa City; San Pablo Theological Formation House, Tagaytay City; Eucharistic Healers of Mary, Quezon City; St. Augustine Major Seminary, Tagaytay City; Mary Help of Christians Theological Seminary, San Fabian, Pangasinan; St. Benedict Diocesan Seminary, San Fernando, Camarines Sur and Immaculate Concepcion Major Seminary, Bulacan.