Columban Ordinations

The Reverend Jason with Sr Regina Cesar ASOLC, a cousin, his parents Wilfredo and Amalia, Bishop Ontioco and Fr Raymond Husband, Rector of the Columban Formation House.

On 29 June, the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul and the 96th anniversary of the official founding of the Missionary Society of St Columban, Bishop Honesto F. Ontioco ordained Jason Jason Antiquera as deacon in the chapel of the Columban House of Studies, Cubao, Quezon City.

The new deacon is from San Isidro Labrador Parish, Binalbagan, Diocese of Kabankalan. The diocese, created in 1987, covers the southern part of the province of Negros Occidental and was formerly part of the Diocese of Bacolod. The Columbans were invited in 1950 to develop the church in that area.

The Reverend Jason spent time in both Peru and Korea on his First Mission Assignment before resuming his studies in Quezon City.

On 3 May Bishop John Baptist Jung Shinchuel, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Inchon, Korea, ordained the Reverend Carlo Jung Euikyun to the priesthood and Augustine Lee Jehoon to the diaconate. The ceremony took place in St Joseph the Worker Parish, Yeonso Dong, Diocese of Inchon, the home parish of Father Carlo.

Father Carlo is now in Myanmar/Burma. He spent his two-year First Mission Assignment in Fiji while the Reverend Jehoon came to the Philippines for his.

The Reverend Augustine Lee Jehoon will be ordained to the priesthood on 1 November in his home parish of Our Lady of Fatima, Yeouido, Archdiocese of Seoul, where he is currently serving as a deacon. The Reverend Jason Antiquera, who is currently assigned to Malate Parish, Manila, will be ordained in his home parish on 7 January 2015.

Jason and Bishop Ontioco during the entrance procession
Ninth form the left: Reverend Jason, Bishop Ontioco, Reverend Augustine Lee Jehoon.

The Reverend Jason with Bishop Ontioco, Columban priests and students.

Bishop John Baptist Jung Shinchuel giving the Sign of Peace to the Reverend Augustine Lee Jehoon

During the Ordination Mass: Rev, Jehoon, Bishop Jung, Father Carlo.


During the Ordination Mass: Rev, Jehoon, Bishop Jung, Father Carlo.

Columban Regional Director, Fr Donal O'Keeffe, congratulates the Rev. Jehoon and Father Carlo after the ordination Mass.