Saturday, October 11, 2008

Prison awareness Sunday slated on Oct 26

MANILA, October 5, 2008—The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines–Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care headed by Puerto Princesa Bishop Pedro Arigo will be celebrating its 21st annual celebration of Prison Awareness Sunday (PAS) on October 26, 2008.

The theme is: “Pag-ibig Mo: Tanglaw, Gabay at Lakas Ko” (Your Love is my light, guide and strength).
According to Bishop Arigo, “This year’s celebration focuses on the role of the community to facilitate the healing of the wounds caused by crime by being instrument of God’s love.”

Posters for the celebration and a liturgy guide would be used during the October 26 Eucharistic celebration, said Fr. Rufino C. Sescon, Jr., chancellor of Manila Archdiocese.
The Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care will announce the activities of the forthcoming event. (Santosh Digal)