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The Comboni Missionaries work in
The Americas, Europe
Did you know that the Comboni Missionaries of the Sacred Heart are about 2000 priests and brothers who are working in more than 36 countries in Africa, Europe, America and Asia? Here we present to you the Filipino Comboni Missionaries who are working in our missions.
Joseph Aldrin P. Janito
Fr. Aldrin, born in 1969, in Kiamba, South Cotabato, the South of the country. An Accounting graduate of Notre Dame of Dadiangas College. In June 1991, he started his formation with us. While undergoing his Postulancy formation, he also graduated in Philosophy. He proceeded to the Novitiate in Calamba, making his first profession in May 1995 as one of the first six. He continued his theological formation in the International Scholasticate in Nairobi, Kenya, where he was deeply enriched by the experience of Africa. He received the gift of priesthood at the hands of the Most Reverend Dinualdo Gutierrez, Bishop of Marbel Diocese, in June 1999, thus becoming the first Filipino Comboni missionary to be ordained. Spotted by his superiors with the qualities to work with young people, he was assigned as a vocation promoter in the Philippines.
Armando C. Timajo
Fr. Arman was born in 1963 in Manila. He graduated with a degree in Biology from the Philippine Normal College (PNC now PNU). Before entering the seminary, he taught at the Benedictine Abbey School (Alabang) and in 1991 started his Postulancy. Two years later he finished his Philosophy and proceeded to the Novitiate. He made his first vows in 1995 and was then sent to Chicago (USA) where he completed his theology course at the Catholic Theological Union (CTU). He was ordained in October 1999 by the imposition of hands of His Eminence, Jaime L. Cardinal Sin, at Christ the King Church, Proj. 7 in Quezon City, together with two other Comboni colleagues, Frs. Nicanor Villaluz and Jessie Dimafilis. After a time of rest with his family, Fr. Arman departed for Peru where he is now working as a Comboni missionary in one of our missions called Huanuco,
Nicanor R. Villaluz
Fr. Nick was born in San Carlos, Nueva Ecija in 1965. He joined the Comboni missionaries as a graduate of AB- English from the National College of Business and Arts. For a time, he combined his studies and work. In 1991 Fr. Nick started his Postulancy, after which he also graduated in Philosophy. After two years of Novitiate, he made his first vows in 1995. Then, he was sent to the International Scholasticate in Rome where he completed his Theology. In October 1999 His Eminence Jaime L. Cardinal Sin ordained him priest, with Fr. Arman and Fr. Jessie. After a time of vacation, he was sent to South Africa, where he is serving the Church in Pretoria.
Jessie V. Dimafilis
Fr. Jessie, born in 1968, comes from San Jose. Mindoro Occidental, As a diocesan seminarian in San Jose, he worked for a year at the Samasiicap Livelihood Foundation, Inc., while in regency. It was then that he entered the Daniel Comboni Seminary (Postulancy) with the first group of postulants in June 1990. After his graduation in Philosophy, he proceeded to the Novitiate, making his first profession in May 1995. In his four-year stay in the International Scholasticate in Rome, Italy, he completed his general course in Theology and specialization in Moral Theology. In October 1999. he was ordained priest by His Eminence Jaime L. Cardinal Sin together with Fr. Nick and Fr. Arman and then sent to serve the Church of South Sudan where he is presently working in this country torn apart by a long senseless war.
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To contact the Comboni Missionaries in Asia:
Comboni Mission Center
7885 Segundo Mendoza Street - Sucat
1700 PARAÑAQUE CITY, M.M. PHILIPPINES
Daniel Comboni Seminary (Postulancy)
282 Roosevelt Ave., SFDM
1105 Quezon City
PO Box 35030
4027 Calamba City Laguna
Avenida De Venceslau de Morais, Edif. Lei Fung Kok, 13/L-M Macau-China
Comboni Missionaries Taiwan
Jen Ai Church
12 Lane 34,
Jen-ai Road, Sec. 3