Meeting of the diocese

On February 15, 2024, the diocesan meeting of the clergy of the Philippine-Vietnamese Diocese was held. During the meeting, reports of the deaneries of the diocese and heads of departments were presented, plans for diocesan events and economic and construction works for 2024 were approved. Metropolitan Pavel of Manila and Hanoi made a report summarizing the results of 2023. His Eminence noted that 4 priestly and 3 deaconal ordinations were performed last year. 4 students study in St. Petersburg and 2 students study at Ugra University in Khanty-Mansiysk. Also on February 15, priestly and deaconal ordinations were performed, and 2 priestly ordinations are scheduled in the coming days. In 2023, the parish of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Polomolok was accepted into the diocese, and at the last meeting they accepted the parish of the Resurrection of Christ in Lake Cebu and opened the parish of St. Nicholas in Dipolog. The diocese is growing in churches and needs more clergy. Last year, the construction of the temple in Kinabalan continued. Other questions also have been discussed at the meeting.