February 15, 2020 – 9:00 AM: Two Oblate Scholastics – Rev. Joseph Nadua, from the Oblates of the Philippine Province and Rev. Hop Nguyen, from the Oblate Province of Vietnam were ordained to the Diaconate at the Our Lady of the Assumption Scholasticate in Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines. Orlando Cardinal B. Quevedo, OMI DD was the ordaining Bishop.
The ordination Mass drew a good number of the faithful from the Oblate parishes of Bagong Barrio, and Grace Park – both in Caloocan City, Metro Manila. A significant number of Religious Priests, Brothers and Sisters from other Religious Congregations, together with the friends and the families of the ordinands also witnessed the ceremony. There was a good number of expatriates of Vietnam living in the Philippines who attended the Ordination. Reception followed after the Mass. (GEB)