At Vespers on August 16th, 2017, Br. Emmanuel Isaac was blessed by Fr. Gary Sanders, OSA Director of Formation, and Fr. Kevin Mullins, OSA Prior Provincial, in a Rite of Sending service. The Rite was celebrated as a community send off for Br. Emmanuel, who completed his year of pre-novitiate formation at the St. Augustine Monastery, San Diego, and now looks forward to beginning his novitiate year in Racine, Wisconsin.