Our Lady of the Candles to be honored on Feb. 4 at Piti parish


By John Michael D. Pineda
Umatuna Si Yu’os

All devotees, especially those from the islands of Panay (Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, and Antique) and Negros, are invited to come together for the celebration of Our Lady of  the Candles also known as Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, Patroness of the Western Visayas, Philippines.

The celebration will be at the Assumption of Our Lady Catholic Church in Piti on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 at 2 p.m. for the Mass followed by a short procession and refreshments.

Guest presider and homilist will be the Most Reverend Jose S. Palma, D.D., Archbishop of Cebu, with the Most Reverend Michael J. Byrnes, D.D., Coadjutor Archbishop of Agaña, and other clergy as concelebrants.

For inquiry, please contact Dr. Luis Arguelles at 646-4380 or 686-5103, Elena Juaneza at 988-3866, Noeme Jereza at 688-8160, Fely Soquena at 489-9483, or Father Mel Camina at the Piti parish at 472-2272.

The Mass will be celebrated in Hiligaynon (Ilonggo) language.