On March 24, 2018, the Collegiate Community had celebrated the Graduation of Bro. Christopher Meija. It was a joyful celebration of accomplishment, as Bro. Christopher had finished his philosophical studies at the Divine Word Mission Seminary, E. Rodriguez, Quezon City. The graduation ceremony started at 9:00 in the morning at the Shrine of Divine Word Mission Seminary. Fr. Benjie Notarte, SMM, Fr. Gener Pito, SMM and the beloved family and relatives of Bro. Christopher joined with him in the graduation ceremony.
A special lunch was prepared by the community followed by a short program to acknowledge him for his accomplishment. The novices were also invited and joined the celebration. The program started with a Welcome Remarks of Bro. Jessie James Datulayta. It was followed by the graduation wishes for Bro. Christopher by his family. Afterward, everyone gathered around the table for the blessing of the food which was led by Bro. Vincent Bahunsua led the prayer of blessing of the food. A simple meal was being shared by all.
At the end of the program, Rev. Fr. Richard Magararu, SMM, the Delegation Superior of the Montfort Missionaries in the Philippines gave his graduation message for Bro. Christopher. His graduation to Philosophical studies marked his entry to next stage of his formation to the Montfort Missionaries as Postulant. The joyful celebration ended with a prayer also led by Fr. Richard.
- Bro. Vincent Al Bahunsua