They went through elaborate ceremonies which were meant to be symbolic of their noble goal. They seem to have considered their deed a patriotic feather in their cap and they will willingly assert that, yes, we did, even if we now regret having done it.
Nice try, padre.
The fact is, civilian lives were put at risk, and an entire future of political instability and ill foreign perception was created to the detriment of the ordinary Filipino schmoe who already struggles to find sustainable livelihood as it is.
Antonio Trillanes, Danilo Lim, and their band of bandits deserve to rot in jail for presuming to be the sole judges of whether what they perceived to be "good intentions" was worth risking ordinary Filipino lives.