Parish Youth Congress 2013
LUCENA - The Parish Youth Congress was held las October 29, 2013 at the Edificio de San Fernando, St. Ferdinand Cathedral. The event was attended by the youth coming from the different parishes and religious groups in Lucena, such as the Parish Youth Ministry, Youth For Christ, and the Knights of the Altar....
Joint Celebration of the Feast of the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary and All Saint’s Day
IYAM – The Feast of the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary was celebrated in the Parish of the Our Lady of Lourdes last October 30, 2013.
The celebration of the Feast was preceded by the daily Masses, prayers, and the singing of the Salve Regina for the whole of the month of November in honor of Our Lady....
St. Pedro Calungsod's Pilgrim Image Visits Maryhill College
LUCENA CITY – The reception accorded to the pilgrim image of St. Pedro Calungsod and to the Diocesan Council of the Laity officers looked like a feast day celebration last Setyembre 23, 2013, which was headed by Fr. Edwin Baruelo, director of the school,together with the BED principal, Dr. Enriqueta Alcoreza,and the PTA president, Dr. Marnie Baybayan, and the teachers and students.
St. Bonaventure Parish holds Prayer Rally in Honor of the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
MAUBAN – In preparation for the Feast of the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, the parish of St. Bonaventure held Novena Masses and prayers. Through the leadership of Paraluman Devela, president of the association of Nuestra Senora del Rosario, every religious association was assigned a particular day to sponsor the activities
Agdangan holds REAP
AGDANGAN- “Go and make disciples of all nations! (Mt. 28:19)” was the theme of the Diocesan REAP (Recollection, Evaluation, Analysis and Planning) which was held by the Diocesan Youth Commission at the St. Isidore the Farmer Parish in Agdangan, Quezon last October 19, 2013.
This was followed by the celebration of the mass presided over by Fr. Baruelo. In his homily, he mentioned that he was happy that the “Patron of the Youth” visited the LUDICSA (Lucena Diocese Catholic Schools Association) member schools. He emphasized the fact that even a little child can participate in the missions. He also encouraged the students to have a devotion to St. Pedro Calungsod.
After the Mass, a vigil was held. The pilgrim image of the second Filipino Saint was brought the next day to the next school by the group of teachers: Gedeliza Forneste, Erma Cruzabra, Roldan Delloma, and Rose De Torres, together with the GS/HS Marian Generation Council of Officers (MGCO).
The purpose of the visits of the image to the schools was to introduce the life and holiness of St. Pedro Calungsod to the students. This activity is a part of the celebration of the "Year of Faith.” (Rose de Torres)