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Blessed Deaconate ordination

IMG_0193Today stains another grand and a memorable day for the Society of the Divine Savior as it celebrates the Blessed Deaconate ordination of the SDS Scholastics brothers, Dominic, Theeban and Damien (both from Sri Lanka) .
It was another day of rejoicing for the community to witness the profession of faith of the said brothers being accepted as Deacons. Together with the other PIME brothers, they altogether step another milestone in their religious life. The two Congregations especially the Salvatorian community had a big preparation for the said event, not only because it was a special celebration, but also because it was an International Ordination, as the East, West, and other parts of Asia unites for a big special occasion.
The ordination was made also more remarkable because of the Feast of St. Thomas tIMG_0202he Apostle which was also celebrated during the said occasion. The holy Eucharist was celebrated at the Holy Spirit Chapel at the Society of the Divine Word ( SVD ), presided by our most reverend Bishop, Luis Antonio Tagle.
An agape then followed after the celebration of the mass, and in the afternoon,
the FJY, together with some Filipino brothers prepared a simple program as an entertainment for the visitors and as a gift for the newly ordained Deacons.