On Sunday 14th July 2019, three Nigerian candidates, Perpetua Uzochukwu, Rose Mary Akamnonu, and Mary Omolabake started their Novitiate. Mass was celebrated by Rev. Fr Stephen Magro ofm. At the beginning of the mass, Fr Stephen blessed their novitiate clothing followed by the novitiate ritual led by Mother Provincial, Sr Claudia Zammit. During the homily, Fr Stephen stressed the importance of the novitiate and suggested means to live well Religious Life.