On February 4, 2016, seven Indonesian Carmelite students were ordained as deacons at the Cathedral of St. Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel, Malang. They were ordained by Mgr. H.J.S. Pandoyoputro,O.Carm. Along with them there are five other students from different congregations and diocese of Malang. The names of the new Carmelite deacons are: Deacon Herman Joseph Nampak Wijaya, O.Carm., Deacon Adrianus Feriyanto, O.Carm., Deacon. Alexander Romualdus Dimas Pele Alu, O.Carm., Deacon Manaek Martinus Sinaga, O.Carm., Deacon Sri Joni Passali, O.Carm., Deacon Yohanes Bosco Didik Prihartono, O.Carm., and Deacon Yohanes Andi Sumaryono, O.Carm. After their ordination they are assigned to assist pastoral works in some parishes in the diocese.