Tijuana Welcomes Pre-novices for 2021-22

Tijuana, Mexico

Thanks to Fr. William Antone, OMI

(Back row, L-R):   Brother Peter Vasquez, Fr. Jesse Esqueda, Deacon Timothy Schulz, Fr. Victor Manuel Patricio, Fr. Jim Allen, Fr. Bill Antone, Fr. Eleazar Manuel-Lopez, Oblate deacon Steven Montes, Fr. Lucio Castillo.  (Front row, L- R): Prenovices, Carlos Antonio Martinez, Kevin Mazariegos, Aarón Cruz, Julian Cruz, Álvaro Zapata, Victor Izquierdo.

The annual Mass for the Acceptance of Candidates at the Prenovitiate in Tijuana took place on September 10, 2021. There were two new and four returning Prenovices. Approximately 70 persons in all: family members of the Prenovices, Oblate Affiliates, Tijuana Associates, Religious Sisters and local Oblates came together for the event. Also present was San Diego diocesan Deacon Timothy Schulz and his wife Esther, benefactors of the Prenovitiate.

 Fr. Lucio Castillo presided and Fr. Victor Manuel Patricio preached. 

Fr. Antone listens as the Prenovices state their intentions