On December 17, 2015, a mass baptism was held in a river for the catechumens of 3 former communities of the Philippine Independent Catholic Church (Aglipayan) in Meocan; Salasang, and Sto. Nino, all in Arakan Valley, Cotabato, who embraced Orthodoxy after almost 2 years of catechism.
The mass baptism was officiated by Fr. Kirill. 184 individuals are baptized on this memorable occassion.