January 06, 2018 – Tunasan, Muntinlupa/ Sis. Cleotilde Bulan. The Order of the Servants of Mary – Philippine Vicariate celebrated their Family Day today, January 6 at the Parkhomes subdivision covered court. Attended by almost 200 OSM family members from 19 communities of friars and seminarians, nuns and lay groups from Tunasan, Muntinlupa, Paranaque, Cavite, Lucban, Batangas, Cebu, and Palawan, this year’s chosen host for the celebration was the St. Mary of the Servants Formation House.
The celebration started with a holy mass presided by the Vicar Provincial Rev. Fr. Deogracias Ma. Alejandria Jr. OSM and concelebrated with 12 OSM friars. This year’s theme was “We saw His star at its rising and have come to do Him homage. (Mt.2:2)”
A talk entitled “Commitment is not a Job, But a Vocation” was given by a guest speaker, Bro. Luis Prudencio “Luden” G. Salamat, Head-Teacher Professional Development Office of PAREF Southridge School in Hillsborough, Alabang, Muntinlupa City and an Opus Dei lay member. It tells about commitment to serve Christ is serving from the heart. True commitment is tested by action and can stand all obstacles and opposition. We must all develop a culture of good and lifetime commitment.
The celebration was a success and everyone went home with joy in their hearts and smile on their lips. Glory and Praise be to God.