Sch Arvin Bellen, CMF, Bro Joseph Roy Villarin, CMF, Sch Tran Van Kiem, CMF finally made their final vows as the rest of the scholastics renewed their temporal vows in the Congregation of Missionaries, Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monday morning of July 16 at the church of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Quezon City.
Meanwhile, in Ormoc, the Claretians celebrated the Golden Anniversary of the first religious profession of Fr. Carlos de Rivas, CMF.
In the afternoon, the Claretians of the south and guests celebrated the Golden Anniversary of the first religious profession of Fr. Angel Calvo, CMF together with the renewal of temporal vows of Sch. Sunny Varquez, CMF and Sch. Martin Ele, CMF at the San Antonio Maria Claret Parish in Zamboanga City.
Moreover, late in the afternoon, a special renewal of vows was held in Tumahubong, Sumisip, Basilan for Sch. Aldrin Castellones, CMF. Aldrin, together with the rest of the missionaries who were in Tumahubong, namely Fr. Julius Boado, CMF, Fr. Elmer Cantular,CMF & Rev. Louie Guades III, CMF who were not able to go down the mountain and join teh celebrations due to the failed ambush on the missionaries, Sunday, July 15, 2012. Fr. Julius recieved, acting as the superior, received the vows of Sch. Aldrin.