Quezon City, Philippines, October 4, 2017. Fray Mike Plana, one of the founders and a most sought-after advisor of FSDPI (Filii Sancti Dominici Philippinensis Inc.) hosted a dinner party to honor one of Filii’s own sons, the newly ordained priest, Rev. Fr. Jestoni Porras. Fr. Jestoni was ordained priest on October 18, 2017, by His […]
“Fray Jojo” entered the Dominican Seminary in Villa Lizares, Jaro, Iloilo City in 1971 right after his graduation from Camiling Catholic School in Camiling, Tarlac. Jojo later discerned to leave the confines of the Dominican Convent and studied Agricultural Economics & Farm Management from Dela Salle, Araneta. He was commissioned to the military’s Call of Active Duty (CAD) of the Philippine Army and was also an honorary member of PNP Academy Matatag Class 1981. After his tour of duty from his Military service, Jojo re-channeled his efforts and time towards farming and quarrying in Naguilian, La Union and Bayambang, Pangasinan. Married to Theole, a chief nurse at EARIST, they have begotten two daughters and a son, unfortunately, his son has gone early to join our Father in heaven. Fray Jojo held the position as president of FSDPI from 2015 to 2016. Still yearning, fray Jojo hopes that someday he will find himself playing with his grandkids.