July 25, 2015 – As the Province commemorates the feast of St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Br. Eugenio P. Lopez, OFMCap, Provincial Minister with the brothers, also accepted 15 new postulants. They were Brs. Alvin T. Anastacio of Sta. Maria, Zamboanga City, Joseph B. Francia of Guadalupe Makati, Alexander P. Zulueta Jr., of Sta. Cruz, Marinduque, Paul Bernard S. Calipusan of Bacoor City Cavite, Marl Allen B. Mariano of Imus Cavite, Ian A. Labilon of Cayaponga, Jose Abad Santos, Rolie Balco of Patulang, Jose Abad Santos, Alfer F. Altamera, of Titay Sibugay, Zamboanga City, Rommel P. Mercado of Sta. Ana Manila, Roel P. Andaya of Baganga Davao Oriental, Mark John M. Montargo of Davao City, Kevin M. dela Cruz of Pulo, Cabuyao Laguna, Patrick Ugay of Caburan, Jose Abad Santos, Richandy B. Gamil, of Titay Sibugay, Zamboanga City and John Rico Cuadra of Sto. Tomas Batangas. They were entrusted to the care of Br. Edgar Martinez, OFMCap, Postulant Director of Our Lady of Lourdes Seminary. This Formation Year, the Province was blessed by God through these brave men who have responded to the call of God in the Capuchin Order.