Welcome to the Lay Salvatorians in the Philippines
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A scene from the mass during the Recollection and Renewal of Commitment of members
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Josie Flores gives the reading from the Holy Scriptures.
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Sr. Irma Caumeran, one of the Spiritual Directors and the Regional Superior of the Salvatorian Sisters in the Philippines signs the vow of commitment as Luela Villagarcia, one of the Lay formators looks on.
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Taking center stage as she reads from the Holy Bible is Josie Flores.
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It is now Anna Esguerra’s turn to lead the reading from the Holy Bible.
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The Lay Salvatorian members take on solemn faces as they read the Gospel.
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Another view of the members reading alternately from the Gospel.
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Josie Flores goes solo to renew her commitment.
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Fr. Chris Kowalczyk, SDS signs as a witness to Josie’s renewal of commitment
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Anna Esguerra reads the commitment statement as Sr. Irma Caumeran, SDS listens.
The Lay Salvatorians pose for a souvenir pic together with Fr. Mario Agudelo, Fr. Wojciech Juraszek, and the Salvatorian Sisters and Brothers after the renewal of commitment of the 6 Lay Salvatorians in the Philippine Region.
Fr. Mario, blessed with a wonderful voice, renders a special song to the delight of everyone.
The Lay Salvatorians don their “batiks” in a creative presentation during the Renewal of Commitment last March 24, 2008 at New Manila.
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Fr. Hubert Kranz,SDS and Fr. Wojciech Juraszek,SDS strike another pose with the Salvatorian Sisters.
Another shot taken after the Renewal of Commitment
Fr. Mario shows the Lay Salvatorians of the Philippines the location of the Salvatorian Family in 32 countries around the world.
Fr. Mario Agudelo,SDS inspires the Lay Salvatorians in his talk on the Lay Salvatorian International Community and the last April 14, 2007. He also discussed about the SDS Charter.
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The Lay Salvatorians are all smiles as they pose with Sr. Frances Mangabat,SDS (then, the Mother Superior), Fr. Hubert Kranz and Fr. Wojciech Juraszek,SDS (then, the Superior of the East Asia Foundation.)
About the Lay Salvatorians in the Philippines
The Lay Salvatorian Program in the Philippines was established and formalized in 2003 by the Sisters of the Divine Savior, Philippine Region. Originally developed and sponsored by the North American Province of the Society of the Divine Savior and later joined by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Savior, it has spread out across many countries worldwide.