QUEZON CITY, Philippines - On November 13, 2018, the SMM Philippine Delegation gathers together in celebrating the Installation of its new Delegation Council within the Holy Eucharist at 5:00 PM held at the chapel of the Montfort Center of Spirituality. As closing of the two-day Delegation Assembly held on November 12-13, 2018 at the SMM Philippine Delegation House, Fr. Norwyn V. Baydo, SMM was officially installed as the new Delegation Superior, and his council members are Fr. Paul Arnel L. Lucero, SMM and Fr. Santiago E. Casing, SMM. The Mass was presided by Rev. Fr. Marco Pasinato, SMM, General Councilor. The rite of installation was done after the homily, with the presence of the outgoing delegation council, Fr. Richard J. Magararu, SMM, Fr. Sherwin Nuñez, SMM and Fr. Benjie Notarte, SMM. The celebration was also graced by the members of the Association of Mary Queen of all Hearts. After the Mass, the whole delegation took a group picture with the new delegation council. Then a simple dinner was served and shared. The SMM communities had their presentations dedicating it to Fr. Marco and to the new council. Towards the end, Fr. Richard Magararu, the outgoing delegation superior gave his message of thanksgiving to the Lord and to the entire delegation for the support given. Lastly, Fr. Norwyn V. Baydo, the new delegation superior shared to all his message of hope for the delegation in the next years as the delegation continues to journey together. The event ended with a closing prayer and the final blessing led by Fr. Santiago E. Casing, new delegation councilor.
- Bro. Armel R. Collantes, SMM