Fathers & Brothers 
Society of Divine Vocations

General Council


15th Chapter of the Society of Divine Vocations

Newly Elected Council

Fr. Antonio Rafael do Nascimento, S.D.V. – Father General
Fr. Ciro Sarnataro, S.D.V. – Vicar General
Fr. Robert Kannathanath – Secretary General
Fr. Armando Palmieri, S.D.V. – Treasurer
Fr. Anthony Ezebuiro, S.D.V. – Councilor for the Parishes
Fr. Salvatore Musella, S.D.V. – Councilor for Formation
Fr. Cornelius Ibeh, S.D.V. – Councilor for the Missions

May the Holy Spirit enlighten their hearts and minds, works and decisions
for the good of their congregation and the people they serve.



Fr. Antonio

Very Rev. Antonio Rafael do Nascimento, S.D.V.
Father General of the Society of Divine Vocations


foto-dipinto-don-giustino-dett-rid Blessed Fr. Justin Maria Russolillo, S.D.V


“How many times,
O my Lord God,
my life seems to be
without purpose
and my time a total waste!
But in you are the reasons
of my life and they are worthy of you!

In you is the exemplar of my life,
and in you are prepared for me
all graces necessary to live up to it!
How everything is worthy of you!
And I do not understand it!”

Devotional, page 172


Prayer for the Canonization of BLESSED JUSTIN RUSSOLILLO

O most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, for the well being of the Church you blessed with extraordinary gifts, Blessed Justin Mary of the Holy Trinity Russolillo and you made him a pious and zealous priest, an apostle of divine vocations and a fervent promoter of your glory, love and will for universal sanctification and for the divine union of all people, grant us the grace of experiencing the power of his intercession while imitating his devotion, humility, patience, zeal, and kindness.

May the grace ... (here you mention your intentions) … that you will grant us through his intercession, be of spiritual advantage to us, and soon bring about his canonization here on earth.

Three Glory Be ... in honor of the Holy Trinity