Sivagangai – Yesuvanam accepted four candidates to the community on August 12th. To prepare, the postulants spent an hour in Adoration. That afternoon the confreres gathered near the gate and the Candidates stood outside. When they knocked, Fr. Soosai Rathinam, Provincial Superior, opened the door and welcomed them. Holy Mass celebrated by Fr. Soosai followed. After communion, Fr. Soosai blessed Crosses and gave one to each postulant. Other area dignitaries were also on hand with gifts and congratulations. The local Superior thanked everyone for their prayers and presence at the event. The occasion ended with a festive meal.