Saturday, April 26, 2008

Father Froilan Rivera celebrates his first TLM at Divine Mercy Parish.

Photos by: Ed Ceñir

On April 25, 2008 Rev. Fr. Froilan Rivera of the Prelature of Infanta Nullius celebrated his first Mass in the extraordinary form of the Roman rite. Fr. Froi, as friends called him, was born in Aurora province. He entered seminary in early 80's at St. Francis de Sales Major Seminary in Lipa, Batangas where he finished his degree in A.B. Philosophy and studied his M.A. in Theology at Divine Word Seminary in Tagaytay City while staying at The Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol in the Diocese of Imus.

He is currently the spiritual director (2nd term) of St. Joseph Formation House in Quezon City. On April 25, Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist (Rogation Day), right after the Mass, on his return to the sacristy, Fr. Froi imparted his blessing since his ordination to the faithful using the form Benedictio Dei omnipotentis, etc.

Pastoral Assignments:
Parish Priest, San Luis Rey Parish - San Luis, Aurora
Parish Priest, San Isidro Parish - Dinalungan, Aurora
Spritual Director, St. Joseph Formation House (1988 - )
Rector, Pandayan ng Kalooban College Seminary (2003-2006)
Sn. Luis, Aurora
Spritual Director, St. Joseph Formation House (2007 - )

Mission/Studies Abroad:
Sydney, Australia
Rome, Italy

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Congratulations Father Froi!


Fr. Abe, CRS said...

Congratulations to Fr. Froi. Just like him I studied in Divine Word Seminary in Tagaytay City and took my M.A. in Theology there. The seminarians from Mabuting Pastol Seminary were dear friends to us Somascans and we used to stay with them for common studies, recreations and eating together. Glad to know that another DWST graduate is in-loved with TLM. LAUDETUR IESUS CHRISTUS!

Thank you so much Bro. Gerald for this post.

Iosephvs said...

Hi Gerald,

I'm in deep hiatus but I am remembering always the PLDM-TLM community in my prayers.

Question lang, was Apr. 25 really a Rogation Day? In the Baronius Missal kasi, the Rogation Days were assigned for Monday-Wednesday of this Week, which is Ascension week.

Although, on Apr. 25, as well as Apr. 28 thru 30, we shall be reciting the Greater and Lesser Litanies, respectively.


Anonymous said...

congrats po fr froi d pa rn kau nagbago still handsome sana po maalala nyo pa aq patay na po c tatay sitong nung aug this yr lng po

im judylyn anak po ni carmen at sitong taga dasmarinas cavite po eto po mail add q kung my time po kau sana magkamustahan po tayo

dhalia navidad said...

hello father froi,ako po c dhalia di po namin kayo makakalimutan,napakabait nyo sa aming mga choir na tinuturuan nyo d2 sa dasmarinas cavite noong time na semenarista palang po kayo,mabait kalog at di marunong magalit kaya lagi po namin kayong naaalala.God bless po father froi,sama nyo po kami sa inyong prayers kaming mga taga area e,sa dasmarinas cavite..