Gulshan BARKAT, OMI

The Oblate Delegation of Pakistan is thrilled to announce the ordination of two new priests to its priestly fraternity. Deacon Adil SHAMAOUN OMI and Deacon Ikram PHILPUS OMI were ordained on 10th April 2024 at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Lahore, by His Grace Sebastian Francis Shaw, OFM.

The archbishop emphasized the responsibilities of priesthood, the missionary aspect of the Oblate congregation, and obedience in his homily. The priestly fraternity consists of 35 Pakistani and 2 Sri Lankan priests, including two serving in foreign missions.