HAPPY ANNIVERSARY… Fr Joseph Sebastian (centre) cutting his anniversary cake while children and parishioners of St Anthony’s Parish (Sarikei) cheered for his years of service as a priest.
The faithful celebrated the 17th anniversary of Fr Joseph’s ordination to the priesthood on 28 May with a thanksgiving Mass and fellowship dinner. About 120 parishioners were present at the agape fellowship. During his speech, Fr Joseph expressed his gratitude to God and to those who have taken care of his daily needs. He also talked about the challenges he faced throughout his life as a priest and asked the parishioners to pray for him for good health and wisdom in order to continue serving the community.