Br Tabunga Etuati, from Kiribati, made his first profession on 10 February at the Lomeri novitiate in Fiji. In addition to the participation of Champagnat Marists, the celebration was attended by the District Leader, Br David McDonald, and the District Council. Br Tabunga will continue his initial formation at MAPAC, in the Philippines, starting next May. Three other novices will continue their formation in the Lomeri novitiate. Two of them are from Samoa and the third is from Fiji. The formators of the novitiate are Brs Jone Seduadua, master of novices, and Luke Fong, assistant master.