The Passionist Community in the Philippines is blessed with two members, Rev. Vivien Nuera, CP
and Rev. Alexander Arellano, CP ordained to the Holy Order of Deacons
by Most Rev. Guillermo Afable, D.D. (Bishop of Digos) on April 18, 2012 at the Holy Cross Parish, Calumpang,
General Santos City, Philippines. 
The Diaconate Ordination was also graced by the presence of the Provincial of the PASS Province, Fr. Julito Villarente, CP, Passionist Priests and Brothers in the South, Diocesan Priests, Religious Sisters, families and friends of the ordained and parishioners. 
After the ordination, Rev. Vivien will be assigned at the Holy Cross Parish, Calumpang while Rev. Alexander will serve at
the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish, General Santos City. Both parishes are run by the Passionists.