2nd Archdiocesan Congress on Divine Mercy Held
The Second Archdiocesan Congress on Divine Mercy was held recently in the Parish of St. Thomas Aquinas, Mangaldan, Pangasinan. It was celebrated last 4 April 2009, Saturday, a day before the start of the Holy Week. The 2nd Archdiocesan Congress came following the First Archdiocesan Congress on The Divine Mercy which was celebrated last year at the Parish of St. Fabian, Pope and Martyr.
The congress had three major talks on the Divine Mercy. The first talk on “Divine Mercy in Scriptures” was given by Fr. Oliver E. Mendoza. “Pastoral Implications of the Divine Mercy Devotion” was shared to the participants by Most Rev. Jesus A. Cabrera, DD. The third talk on “Celebration of God’s Mercy ” was given by Most Rev. Renato P. Mayugba, DD who also celebrated the Mass on that day at the Parish Church of St. Thomas Aquinas. More than five hundred devotees from the different parishes of the Archdiocese participated in the congress.
The Apostles of the Divine Mercy of the Parish of St. Thomas Aquinas (Mangaldan) led by Sis. Silvana de Vera and Sis. Lourdes Campued organized and prepared the hosting of this year’s congress. Msgr. Renato P. Mayugba, DD during the mass also announced that the Third Archdiocesan Congress on Divine Mercy will be celebrated next year in the Parish of St. Ildephonse, Malasiqui, Pangasinan.
The Roman Catholic
Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
(Central Pangasinan, Philippines)