On Thursday, February 1, 2018, four Indonesian Carmelite friars were ordained as deacons at the Cathedral of our Lady of Mount Carmel, Malang. They were ordained by Mgr. Henricus Pidyarto Gunawan, O. Carm., the bishop of the Diocese of Malang.
The new four deacons are: Deacon Claudius Nicholas Charles Virgensius, O. Carm (from Nusa Dua, Bali, the Diocese of Denpasar), Deacon Fransiskus Xaverius Triprasetyo, O. Carm (from Jogjakarta, the Archdiocese of Semarang), Deacon Henri Damian Sinaga, O. Carm (from Sumbul, the Archdiocese of Medan), and Deacon Dionisius Riza Aditya, O. Carm (from Lumajang, the Diocese of Malang).