Manila – The feast day of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary is commemorated on September 8th. This year the Servants of Charity celebrated with a Solemn Mass and the First Holy Communion of seven special children from the Guanella Center and three others from the neighboring community. The Sacraments were led by both the local and provincial superiors, Fr. Charlton Viray, SdC, and Fr. Luigi de Giambattista , SdC. Fr. Dong Cerbito, SdC was also present to concelebrate and support the neighboring participants.
One of the parents said, “I am thankful that there is a community that offers the Holy Eucharist without so many eyes that stare….somehow we feel at home, as if we belong to this community”….We would like to thank the Blessed Mother for giving Jesus to us, through her obedience and participation in God’s plan of salvation. Thank you Mama Mary for always directing us to your Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ.