January 7, 2017 – Tunasan, Muntinlupa — (Lara Titan/ St. Peregrine Media Office) The Order of the Servants of Mary held its annual Family day at the Marianum College Compound in Tunasan, Muntinlupa last January 7 Saturday. The Vicar Provincial, Fr. Deogracias Ma. Alejandria Jr., OSM together with other friar-priests of the vicariate of the Order started this annual celebration by holding a mass at 6:30 am in the morning. The vicar pointed out that in order to find the Lord like the Magi, we servants of Mary must remain humble and be open to the will of God for us.
The said event was attended by the different Religious Sisters aggregated to the Order, together with the Lay groups such as the SPHM (St. Peregrine Healing Ministry), OSSM(Order of the Secular Servants of Mary), St. Peregrine Clinic, SYMPre (Servite Young Missionaries of the Philippines), RM (Regnum Mariae). From 8:30 until 11:30 there were programs such as team building games for example: Search for the Star and a talent competition participated by different congregations of the OSM family. After lunch, the program continued with an interpretative dance competition with the theme of Nativity -Epiphany, again participated with different congregations. After the winner was announced it was time for the different OSM congregations to pick their penance throughout the whole year. Also they were given an iconic image of the Saint assigned to them.
The next host was announced for the next OSM family day next year which will be the Saint Mary’s Formation House.