DBFC-Lawaan Opening of Academic Year 2021-2022
by: Fr. Vince Michael Sabal, SDB, Pastoral Animator
Don Bosco Formation Center – Lawaan opened the Academic Year 2021-2022 last September 7, 2021. The school community gathered for the opening program. The Rector, Fr. Adrian Mendoza, SDB, gave the welcoming and opening remarks. Fr. Erwin Joey Cabilan, SDB, the Prefect of Studies, introduced the Salesian Community and the Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff. Afterwards, the FIS Code of Personal and Professional Conduct for the Salesians of Don Bosco was presented and read. The floor was then opened for questions and clarifications after the presentation.
The Mass of the Holy Spirit was held last September 9, 2021. The Eucharistic celebration was presided by Fr. Adrian Mendoza, SDB concelebrated by the priests of the DBFC Community. Fr. Adrian, in his homily, encouraged the whole community to be open to the biddings and guidance of the Holy Spirit as the new Academic Year commences.
Despite the pandemic restrictions, the Opening of the DBFC Academic Year was a success. The Faculty and students who were not able to come followed the event through online streaming. In this way, the Formation Center commits itself to adapt to the changing times while continuing to educate and evangelize.