On 4th January, Fr. John celebrated his 88th birthday in the company of friends and fellow Marists at the Dominican Sisters community in which he resides in Davao City.
Bishop George Rimando, auxiliary bishop of Davao, preached at the Mass which was presided over by Fr. John himself. A festive meal followed by song and dance was enjoyed by friends and members of the Marist family.
Congratulations, Fr. John!