Ordination to the Diaconate of the First Filipino Xaverian Missionary

From final vows in the previous post, to ordination to the Diaconate for Patrick Santianez. Here are some pictures from the ordination celebration in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

With brother Xaverians from Indonesia, Congo and Mexico: A real international mix
With friends

With seminarians of the Xaverian Missionaries in Sierra
Laying on of hands by the Bishop
Celebrating with the youth he ministers with
Patrick with the two principals of the schools where he teaches
The new Deacon 
Litany of the Saints, seeking the help of the heavens
Start of Ordination Rite

Patrick with his Sponsor prior to the ordination mass

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