On September 14, 2017 during the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, 8 novices from our Province received the habit which marks a new stage of their religious life. Previously on September 12, the feast day of the Holy Name of Mary, they had received new names of titles of Mary in their own languages (Pidgin-Papua New Guinea, Tagalog-Philippines, Malay-Malaysia, and Chinese).
Buwan ng Wika (it means "Month of Language" in Tagalog) was held in the home school of our Mercy Home for girls in August 2017. The students had different competitions like folk songs , dance and artistic presentation. The judges and audiences of Bawan ng Wika included all students and teachers of the home school, the parents of some of the students. It was our honor to have Mr.