On January 28, 2014, in Sarangani Bay, Alabel, Sarangani Province the new “Mater Dolorosa Passionist Novitiate” is blessed by Very Rev. Fr. Apolinario Plaza, CP, Provincial Superior of PASS Province in the Philippines. Passionist priests, seminarians, lay people and religious from other congregations were also present. The Province also invited lay partners, benefactors, friends and parishioners to witness the memorable event.