September 17, 2018 ~ Estrella Rombano/ Cleotilde Bulan. The Order of the Servants of Mary (OSM) celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, the Titular and Principal Patroness of the Servite Order last September 15, 2018.
In preparation for the Solemnity of Our Lady of Sorrows, a series of Novena (9 days) masses was held starting September 6th up to 14th. The Rosary of Seven Sorrows of Mary, most popularly known as the Servite Rosary was recited before before every mass led by assigned members of the Secular Order of the Servants of Mary (OSSM).
On the Solemnity of Our Lady of Sorrows, the feast day celebration at the St. Peregrine Laziosi Diocesan Shrine started with the Via Matris (Way of the Mother) at 5 o’clock in the afternoon and attended by members of the OSM family and parishioners followed by the recitation of the Rosary of Seven Sorrows of Mary and celebration of the Holy Mass with the Vicar Provincial of the Order, Rev Fr. Deogracias Ma. Alejandria, Jr., OSM presiding and joined by the brother-priests of the Order. A dinner-fellowship of the OSM Family followed suit at the Parish Hall.