March 19, 1929
Photo following the ceremony during which, for the second time, a group of Little Brothers of St. John the Baptist received their habit at the hands of Bishop Melchior Souen (Sun Dezhen 孫德楨); they are surrounded by other Brothers; Father Vincent Lebbe and the first priest among the Little Brothers (the one with an X above his head) stand behind the bishop; six postulants are seating in the front row.
Black and white photograph
Bishop Melchior Sun Dezhen with Little Brothers of St. John the Baptist. March 19, 1929. Société des Auxiliaires des Missions (SAM) China Photograph Collection, Whitworth University Library, Spokane.
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