Vocations “come and follow me”

New postulants for the Custody

When you said,”Come worship me.”
I answered,”I will come Lord.”
( Ps. 26,8)

St.Fortunato’, Formation House, Montefalco, 9 September 2013.

«…When he saw Jesus » ( Jn 1,36)

These are the words given by Fr. Custos Pierbattista Pizzaballa at his homily during the simple and familiar celebration of God’s Word as he has welcomed the 10 new postulants:

Andrea Ingribello (Italy),
Ayman Khoria (Israel),
Domenico Palmirotta (Italy).
Fabio Alfonso Morales Meza (Colombia),
Khoukaz Mesrob (Syria),
Luigi Andres Pezzotti Morales (Panama),
Lukasz Majchrzak (Polonia),
Marcello Magoni (Italy),
Marco Uras (Italy),

Our new postulants have asked Fr Custos to allow them to walk along with the Franciscan fraternity, so that they can reassure their own vocation while looking the light of the Gospel of O L Jesus Christ.
“What are you looking for?” This was the question; he asked them, in order to formally join our fraternity as postulants.
One thing is clear, you have come to follow Jesus, and He is our and only God, as St. Francis used to say: “My God and my All.” It is possible to find Jesus Christ if we really want to follow Him. Let Him take care of you and lead your life, you just need to be faithful, to pray and serve Him, as you find and serve Him in your brothers. Be a brother, especially as they experience limitations. Pray and talk to Him in His real presence at the Blessed Sacrament.
Our postulants have accepted this commitment while they thank God and the fraternity of The Custody. They have decided to follow Jesus, even though it was Jesus who first called them. Our differences will be worked out by His grace, because He is among us!!!

The Postulants


Events calendar


Vigil of Christmas. Bethlehem: 13.30 Entrance of the Archbishop & I Vespers - 16.00 Procession - 23.30 Office & 00.00 Mass - 1.45 Procession to the Grotto


Nativity of the Lord. Bethlehem (St. Catherine): 10.00 Mass Shepherds' Field (Greek & Catholic): 14.00 Pilgrimage


Feast St. Stephen, Protomartyr. St. Stephen: 16.00 Pilgrimage


Feast of the Holy Innocents. Bethlehem:10.00 Mass - 14.00 II Vespers (Vicar CTS)


Octave of Christmas. Beit Sahour: Holy Angels ad pastores

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