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S. Ma.Josefina J.Rafanan, RVM

Birth: October 14, 1922
Death: October24, 2009

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Three hundred and twenty-two fruitful years have slipped by since 1684, when silently yet courageously Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo and two others formed the nucleus of the first all-Filipino religious congregation for women organized in the Philippines, commonly known as the Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary, or the R.V.M. Sisters. In this 322nd year of its foundation, one can say that the Congregation has matured slowly but surely, in its service to God and to the members of Christ's Mystical Body.

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Overseas Mission

Understood in the context of the traditional Church’s definition of mission, one can say that the Tamontaka experience was the first missionary exposure of the beatas of Mother Ignacia. Under the tutelage and support of the restored Jesuits they crossed into the wilderness of Mindanao to become involved in the evangelization and human development of, first, the ransomed children in Tamontaka, and eventually, with the basic education in the municipal school system of the colony.

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Silver Jubilarians

S. Maria Carmela C. Conol
S. Maria Alfonsa B. Dahunog
S. Maria Fe B. Lagarto
S. Maria Florita B. Lobitaña
S. Maria Marilyn C. Ubaldo

15 August 2009
Our Lady of the Assumption Chapel
214 N. Domingo, Quezon City

Golden Jubilarians

S. Maria Winifreda S. Asok
S. Maria Lucia G. Lucine
S. Maria Anita L. Pragados
S. Maria Melania V. Valcarcel
S. Maria Bernardita V. Zatarain

15 August 2009
Our Lady of the Assumption Chapel
214 N. Domingo, Quezon City

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