In two separate venues, one deacon and four novices will be ordained to the priesthood and simple profession vows, respectively, on June 25, 2022.
Rev. James Alibong, OSA from Olango Island, Cebu is scheduled for his ordination at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu at 9:30 am. Most Rev. Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, D.D., Bishop -Emeritus of the Diocese of Sorsogon, will make the invocation of the Holy Spirit and the imposition of hands.
Meanwhile, later in the afternoon, at 3:00 pm, four novices, namely, Nov. Rey L. Gungob of Consolacion, Cebu; Nov. Rafael Martin G. Musa of Muntinlupa City; Nov. Katrieno Bennit O. Jorda of Matag-ob, Leyte; and Nov. Arjie V. Santosidad of Sta. Fe, Cebu, will make their first profession of vows at the Augustinian Monastery of Santo Niño de Cebu, Mohon, Talisay City, Cebu.
The announcement was made last May 30, 2022, in a letter sent to all members of the Province after the council meeting last May 25, 2022, at the University of San Agustin, Iloilo City.
Together with their respective families and friends and the Province of Santo Niño de Cebu-Philippines, everyone is invited to thank God for the gift of vocation in the Order. May their ordination and profession of vows be meaningful and blessed.