As the Year of Faith draws to a close, 21 Legionaries
showed great faith by making vows of poverty, chastity and
obedience during the annual Mass of Professions on Labor Day
Renewing vows were: Br. Ivair Watte, Br. Emilio Mitre,
Br. James Wilson, Br. Brendan Matthews, Br. Edward Pineda, Br.
Kevin Gillis, Br. Christopher Tappel and Br. Omar Acosta.
were taken by Br. Terrance Allen, Br. Francisco Iñarittu and
Br. Michael O’Connor.
Novices making their first vows included: Br. Joseph
Mac-Naught, Br. Eduardo Moran , Br. Alphonse Choi, Br. Thomas
More Kim, Br. David Lorenzo , Br. Michael Matthews, Br.
Matthew Duncan, Br. Gustavo Godínez, Br. Sergio Colín and Br.
Over 300 family members and friends were present for
the Mass held at St. Bridget’s parish in Cheshire, Connecticut,
with 49 Legionaries concelebrating the Mass with Territorial Director Fr.
Luis Garza LC presiding. A luncheon held at the seminary grounds
followed the Mass.