St. Felix of Cantalice Novitiate House, May 17, 2015: Five novices were given the clothes of probation and were accepted to the novitiate today. The five postulants who were accepted to the novitiate were Christi Rames Liew (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia), Jomer Moises Pereyra (Naujan, Oriental, Mindoro), Rembrant Omamalin Monsales (Labangal, General Santos City), Roy Sacayan Arasan (Gango, Ozamiz City) and Jefferson Muda Namo (Caburan, Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental). Br. Eugenio Juanilo P. Lopez, OFMCap. Provincial Minister presided over the rite of acceptance to the novitiate witnessed by the brothers of the novitiate community and the other brothers from the other fraternities. Among those also present were Br. Jonathan Williams, OFMCap., the custos of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Br. Joseph Kiagho, OFMCap (PNG), Br. Ben Barag, OFMCap. (PNG) and Br. Michael Teng, OFMCap. (Malaysia). Toward the end of the rite Br. Eugenio thanked the formators of the postulancy house, most specially Br. Edgar Martines, OFMCap., postulant director, for accompanying the new novices during the first stage of their formation. Br. Eugenio handed the new novices to the care of Br. Ron Ojeda, OFMCap., novice master and Br. Wilson Atienza, OFMCap., guardian of the novitiate house.