Rest in peace, Fr. Herman Suico, SVD (May 28, 1954; Dipolog – June 8, 2018; Cebu). He had a stroke last Thursday and was on comatose mode while at the Perpetual Succour Hospital. He died Friday, 4:30 in the afternoon.
Photo above was taken during our arrival in Olutanga Island, Zamboanga Sibugay for our new mission assignments. We took the Philippine Airlines flight from Cebu to Dipolog on June 1, 2009. We almost missed the flight actually, kay wala man sija kamata dajon sa kaadlawon. I knocked his room several times and in ten minutes, we were ready to go to the airport – but went back to the University of San Carlos because he left his cellphone in his room.
At Dipolog airport, we met his cousin, an airline pilot, who prepared the breakfast for us. Then a parishioner couple from Olutanga Island, Kiking Lim (+) and Noel Llanos accompanied us on our loooooooooooong trip to our mission area.
First Vows: 1979
1. Divine Word Formation Center of Cebu
2. Sts. Peter and Paul-Cagdianao, Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte
3. Holy Name University (formerly Divine Word College of Tagbilaran), Bohol
4. University of San Carlos, Cebu
5. Immaculate Conception Adoration Convent of the Perpetual Adoration Sisters, New Washington, Kalibo, Aklan
6. San Miguel Parish-Mabuhay, Zamboanga Sibugay
7. San Vicente Ferrer Parish-Talusan, Zamboanga Sibugay
8. St. Arnold Janssen Parish-Alumnos, Basak, San Nicolas, Cebu City