Q. Who are you?
A. I am Ferdimar Bacarisa Faminialagao, a Filipino, a member of the Society of the
Divine Word (SVD).
Q. What are you doing in Japan?
A. I am here as a religious missionary working in Niigata Diocese. I am an Assistant
Parish Priest at the Cathedral and I work in the Migrants Commission of the Diocese.
Q. When and where were you ordained as a priest?
A. I was ordained on October 4, 2003 in Nagoya, Japan.
Q. Do you have a Japanese blood?
A. Yes! By means of Blood Transfusion. I am just kidding... I am a 100% Filipino.
Q. What does missionary life look like?
A. Missionary life is like a garden of roses, only they have thorns. Have you seen
a rose without thorns?
Q. How old are you?
A. How young?! Secret... hehehe!
Q. Do you like Japanese Food?
A. Of course, I like Japanese Food. And I love Filipino Food.
Q. Why did you become a religious missionary?
A. With all the graces that our family have received from the good Lord, what more
is better than offering myself to his service.