On February 6, 2021, three SVD deacons will be ordained priests. They are Rev. Dondon De Gyzman from Dagupan City who will be assigned to Japan; Rev. Gerome Tugadi from Tayum, Abra who will be going to Mexico; and Rev. Thomas Nguyen Le Anh Son from Vietnam who will go to Taiwan. The ordaining prelate will be the Most Rev. Socrates Villegas, the Archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan.