▪ This month, the event of Bicentenary of the Ordination of our holy Founder St. Vincent Pallotti was marked as a significant moment for the entire Pallottine Family. Here in Rome, the solemn celebration began on 15th with the vigil Mass in the Basilica of St. John Lateran where he was ordained 200 years ago. The Holy Eucharist was presided by Mgr. Angelo De Donatis, the Vicar general of His Holiness for the diocese of Rome. In his homily he appreciated the person of St.Vincent Pallotti and invited his sons and daughters to follow his example. On the 16th, a thanksgiving Mass was celebrated by Fr. Jacob Nampudakam, SAC, Rector General together with 14 newly ordained Pallottine priests who concelebrated in the Church of the SS, Salvatore in Onda at the altar of our Founder. As an introduction the president of the Union Ms. Donatella Acerbi, cited words of Pallotti´s letters and encouraged the Union members to live a holy life. Among the participants were the Superiors General of the three Core Communities, Father Jacob Nampudakam SAC, Sister Ivete Garlet CSAC, Sister Izabela Świerad, SAC and Sister Adalgisa Cammarata, the Superior General of the Eucharistic Sisters of St. Vincent Pallotti.