QUEZON City, June 28, 2013—The Diocese of Cubao kicks off its 10th year anniversary celebration ahead of August with a Mass on June 28, the vigil of the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Lantana St.
Cubao Bishop Honesto Ongtioco will celebrate the mass together with the clergy of the diocese at 6 p.m.
Dubbed “10 years of the Diocese of Cubao—From Roots to Fruits,” the anniversary celebration will be observed with various activities in the coming six months.
On July 27-28, a youth event titled “WYD Rio to Cubao”—a local celebration of the international gathering in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will be held at the Blue Eagle Gym of Ateneo de Manila University.
On morning of August 14, parishes, chapels, and oratories in the whole diocese will celebrate the Feast of the Dedication of the Cubao Cathedral.
The Mass for the 10th Anniversary of the Diocese will be held on August 28, at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral at 6 p.m., followed by the Supra Montem Awards to be held at the Obispado de Cubao.
On September 14, a dinner for a cause titled “From Roots to Fruits” will held in Sienna College, Del Monte Avenue.
Members of the clergy will have their renewal of vows, retreat and pilgrimage on October 7-15.
On November 23, simultaneous processions of vicariates going to the Cathedral will be held at 3 p.m. to mark the Solemnity of Jesus Christ, the King of the Universe, and at 6 p.m. a diocesan Mass will be celebrated to close the observance of the Year of Faith.
An anniversary concert titled “10 Years of the City Set on a Hill” will be held at 6 p.m. on November 25 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City.
The diocesan anniversary celebration will culminate on December 9, Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Titular Patroness of the Diocese.
On the same day, Bishop Ongtioco who is the 1st bishop of Cubao, will celebrate his priestly ordination. (Jandel Posion)