Two Men Renew Vows in San Antonio

Bl. Mario Borzaga Formation House

Photos and story by Fr. Arun Rozario, OMI

The Scholastic Brothers Pose with their Oblate formators after the Mass. (L-R) Fr. Raul Salas, Fr. Juan Gaspar, Fr. Ron Laframboise, U.S. Provincial, Fr. Raymond Cook, Sch. Bro. Alezander Raul Robles Alfaro, Sch. Bro. Marco Antonio Cruz Baldiviezo, Fr. Antonio Ponce, Fr. Arun Rozario.

On Friday, January 19, the Oblate Formation Community in San Antonio celebrated the renewal of Vows of two scholastics: Alexander Raul Robles Alfaro of Peru and Marco Antonio Cruz Baldiviezo of Bolivia.  They both belong to the General Delegation of BOLPER.  

The Mass was held in our Blessed Mario Borzaga Chapel at 11:00 am. Fr. Raymond Cook, the Provincial of the United States Province, presided over the Mass. Fr. Antonio Ponce, the Vicar Provincial, received their vows. 

Along with the community members of the Borzaga House, Prenovitiate Community, were Frs. Charlie Banks (Spiritual Director of Alexander), Tom Horan (Spiritual Director of Marco Antonio), Jim Chambers, Cornhill Mwala (Missionary to Cruz del Sur), Benny Lipalata, and Robinson Peter (Missionary to Guatemala) were present for the Mass.

The Mass took place in the Bl. Mario Borzaga Chapel
Bro. Marco with his Spiritual Advisor, Fr. Tom Horan, OMI
Bro. Alexander with his Spiritual Advisor, Fr. Charles Banks, OMI
All the members of the formation community and guests after the Mass