Nine Indonesian Carmelites were ordained as deacons at the Carmelite Monastery in Wairklau, Maumere, Flores, on Sunday, July 8, 2018. They were ordained by Mgr. Fransiskus Kopong Kung, the bishop of the Diocese of Larantuka.
The nine new deacons are: Deacon Didimus Dikwan Keumansay Moan Wodo, O. Carm, Deacon Valentino Untung Polo Maing, O. Carm, Deacon Wilfrid Abdon Ta’a, O. Carm, Deacon Viktorinus Sesarius Gebo, O. Carm, Deacon Aloysius Doi, O. Carm, Deacon Fransiskus Pati Koten, O. Carm, Deacon Irenius Vinsensius Ngaku, O. Carm, Deacon Fransiskus Xaverius Nenga, O. Carm, and Deacon Fransisco Vincenzo Franky Gare Yoseph, O. Carm.
After their ordination, they are assigned to assist pastoral works in some different (arch)dioceses.