MANILA, Oct. 15, 2012—Parishes, youth organizations and religious groups will hold activities during the canonization day of Blessed Pedro Calungsod on October 21.
In the National Capital Region (NCR), the Archdiocese of Manila is gathering its faithful, particularly the young at the Sto. Niño de Tondo Parish for a program on the canonization of Pedro Calungsod which will be held from 2:30-7:00 p.m. followed by a youth mass at 8:00 o’clock in the evening.
Another group will also organize an event titled “San Pedro 10.21” at the San Juan Arena in San Juan City from 1:30-6:00 p.m. bringing the canonization rite in Rome to the Philippines via satellite feed in real time.
The activity will include a Holy Mass celebration followed by songs and praises, dance and other presentations. It will be hosted by News Anchor Mike Enriquez and Former athlete and TV host Christine Jacobs.
Meanwhile in Cebu, the Commission on Youth of the Archdiocese of Cebu and the National Shrine of St. Jospeh in Mandaue City, together with the City Governmentare inviting every Sugbuanon to watch “Barkada ni Pedro Live”, a live telecast of the canonization from 12 in the afternoon to 6:30 in the evening.
The event, which includes drama on the life of the 2nd Filipino saint, talk, trivia games with prizes and praise and worship, will be held at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex . (Jandel Posion)