His Grace Bishop Jerome of Manhattan of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Vicar-Bishop for the Russian Western Rite Vicariate clarified the status of the Philippine Missions definitively on occidentalis
The news is sad, but there was no ROCOR mission in the Philippines. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Occidentalis/message/21450
Fr. Michael's website does not always have accurate information.
Of greater usefulness is the list of names of the Christian souls that we are bidden to pray for posted by Nun Margaret:
If anyone who isn't on FB wants to pray for those who losthttp://groups.yahoo.com/group/Occidentalis/message/21453
> their lives, their names are Maria, Antonio, Jose, James, Dimitri,
> Elizabeth, Faith, Cristina, Fidelis, Agnes and Anna.Â
Whatever the history of the Philippine Missions, it seems clear that St Petroc Monastery had aspirations to open mission fields in that country, and at least according to their website that interest remains undiminished. Would that more Orthodox were so committed to evangelism for Christ.