On 18 March 2018, in the monastery church of Schwarzenfeld (Germany) three religious of the VULN Vice Province (Germany, Austria), Thomas Maria Höflich, Dominikus Hartman and Bro. Franziskus Maria Zellner professed Perpetual Vows in the hands of the Vice Provincial Superior, Fr. Gregor Lenzen.
On 4 March 2018, in the shrine of São Paulo da Cruz, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Sandoval Dias de Jesus, of the EXALT Province of Brazil, professed Final Vows in the hands of the Superior General, Fr. Joachim Rego.
On 23 February 2018, in the parish church of São Pedro, Itapetim (Brazil), Fr. Marcel Alcleante Alexandre de Sousa was ordained by the imposition of hands of the auxiliary bishop of Curitiba, Brazil, Bishop Manoel da Silva, CP.
At the request of the Archbishop Bernard Longley of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, England, where Blessed Dominic Barberi ministered and died, a novena of prayer will be prayed in the Archdiocese and in religious communities of women, both active and contemplative, as well as in the Passionist communities in the