On June 24, 2023, the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, six men were welcomed into the postulancy program of the Provincial Custody of the Immaculate Conception and Bl. Bonaventure of Potenza in the Philippines. The new postulants were vested with a gray polo shirt and a Tau Cross. The vesting ceremony took place at the St Joseph Friary in Tagaytay City, the Philippines.

The new postulants are: Gil G. ACAYEN Jr., Arnel E. TAGULALAP, John Glen C. GALVEZ, Zander Paul G. TUMANG, Mark Angelo F. AQUINO and Ivanh Lloyd B. CRUZ. The Custodial Vocation Director, Friar Odorico M. LAORENO, presented the candidates to the Provincial Custos, Friar Emmanuel M. GIVA, and the Postulancy Director and Guardian of the St. Joseph Friary, Friar Lorenzo M. AVELINO.

Friar Daniel SUGATAN
Photos: Friar Odorico LAORENO