Investiture of 5 Novices in the Philippines
On May 1, 2014, five young Filipino men – Brothers Lorenzo Payot, Julito Boquila Jr., Ryan Garucho, Mike Repalbor & Mark Pelino, officially started their Novitiate formation year at the Mater Dolorosa Passionist Novitiate in Alabel, Sarangani Province, Philippines. They were vested with the Passionist Habit in the presence of Very Rev. Fr. Apolinario Plaza, CP, PASS Provincial and witnessed by Passionist Priests, Brothers and Seminarians in the south region.
They are the first group of novices to reside on this newly blessed Novitiate House.