Chanel Formation Community
The St. Peter Chanel Formation Community is at 82 1st Avenue, Juna Subdivision, Matina, Davao City. It is home to the Postulant, Marist Interested College Students (MICS) and Marist Interested Graduate Students (MIGS).
These seminarians live in community with Marist priests as their formators. They share a life of prayer, community, and ministry and study philosophy at St. Francis Xavier College Seminary in Catalunan Grande.
The priests in the community also works with university and high school students throughout Davao City by leading the Catholic Campus Ministry Davao (CCMD) team on behalf of the Archdiocese.
The priests in the St Peter Chanel Formation Community are:
Fr. Lauro Arcede, SM is from Surallah South Cotabato. Since ordination in 2008, Fr. Lauro has worked in campus ministry and in parish. He was appointed as formator in June 2017.
Fr. John Gouwang, SM is from China. He was ordained on November 17, 2016. Presently, he is in China doing some parish work.
Fr. Roque Rebito, SM is from Villamonte, Lebak Sultan Kudarat. He was ordained in November 17, 2016. He has worked in Matti District Catholic Center. He was appointed as Director of Catholic Campus Ministry of Davao (CCMD) and serves as Fr. Lauro’s assistant formator as well as the community bursar.
The seminarians are:
Postulant: Mark Emzee Lazaga is from Nuro Upi, Maguindanao. He obtained his Philosophy Degree from St. Francis Xavier College Seminary in March 2018.
4th Yr MICS: Jerick Togonon, from Makilala, North Cotabato; Cedie Camelote, from Tulunan, North Cotabato; Ruben Heramis, from Antipas, North Cotabato.
1st year MICS: Jon Midred Duran from Davao City.