MANILA, Oct. 25, 2012—A television personality has challenged every Filipino particularly the young to emulate the virtues of the 2nd Filipino Saint Pedro Calungsod.
GMA 7 News Anchor Mike Enriquez in an interview with YouthPinoy! said that Calungsod’s sainthood invites every Filipino to emulate the martyrdom and the life of Saint Pedro Calungsod as a witness of Christ to the world.
“We must take this as a challenge especially to the youth to discern for their call and mission not just to the Church but to God Himself. And this historic event poses a challenge to each and every faithful to defend the Faith,” Enriquez said.
Enriquez mentioned that he get to know the life of Saint Pedro Calungsod through the media, while attending his obligations as a Catholic faithful and through a continuous dialogue with the members of the Catholic hierarchy; the bishops and priests.
Enriquez was one of the hosts at the joint live streaming coverage of Catholic Media Network and GMA 7’s at San Juan Arena, San Juan City of Saint Pedro Calungsod’s canonization in Rome last Sunday, October 21. (Jandel Posion with reports from Guilian Geronimo)