New postulants

May 26, 2009 (SSP, Makati City)—In a simple rite held at the Oratory of Jesus the Divine Master, four young men belonging to the Adult Vocation Group were accepted by Fr. Leonardo "Pals" Ellezar, SSP. The new postulants are Adrian Rey de guzman (San Jose del Monte, Bulacan), Vicente Rey Duron (New Lucena, Iloilo), Renante (Igbaras, Iloilo) and Randy Piñol (Angono, Rizal). The acceptance was preceded by a celebration of the Mass at 6 in the evening. Present during the celebration were PDDM Sisters assigned in Makati, SSP priests and brothers who have returned to the community after their summer vacation, Cl. Jess Gozun who will soon be ordained as deacon, and an incoming aspirant from Cagayan de Oro City.

After the Mass, Bro. Dennis presented the candidates to Fr. Pals who in turn received them into their new stage of formation. Fr. Andy Inting, who represents the Makati Local Community, stood as a witness. In his homily, Fr. Pals reminded the four young men to be mindful of their duties and responsibilities to the community. They will be integrated to the Makati Local Community for a year. He also reminded them not to forget the structured prayer life they have learned in the seminary.

 To our new Postulants, may you find joy, inspiration and growth of vocation as you enter into this stage of your formation.

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