On Friday, July 18 the Novitiate for the Jesus Crucified Configuration began in the Retreat of “Blessed Isidore de Loor” of the Province of Christ the King. The opening celebration was presided over by the Provincial Superior, Fr. Rafael Vivanco. During the celebration he entrusted the novices, the new confrers, to Fr. Efraìn, the Master of Novices and to the formation community. This year there are six novices. Four Mexicans (Mario Olvera, Valdemar Soto, Sebastián Cruz and José Pablo Lara) and two Puerto Ricans (Luis Daniel Güivas and Jonathan Pabon).