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Society of the Divine Word

Philippines Southern Province

Apostolates

We are active religious congregation in various apostolates. The following table shows numbers of confrers working in specific apostolate and also the history in last decade.

In Active MinistryPersonnel2018 (%)2012 (%)2005 (%)
Parish2217.226.731.1
Education4736.741.133.5
    Schools12
    Universities35
Formation / SVD Vocation1410.911.19.7
Administration / Support75.54.412.8
Other Apostolates3829.716.712.9
    JPIC10
    Bible2
    Communication2
    Animation8
    Others16


In the monastery one must always seek that which gives most good for all and not seek oneself... The heart of the selfish person is filled with bitterness for his neighbor; it is often presumptuous and thoughtless and thinks only of its own advantage in dealing with others. St. Arnold Janssen

The world is our parish
SVD Activities in the World