THE traditional Traslacion will be held this Friday, September 8, which signals the start of the 9-day novena for the Lady of Virgin Peñafrancia and eventually the Peñafrancia fiesta on September 16 and 17. The fluvial procession along the Bicol River will be on September 16. All roads lead to Naga as thousands of devotees flock to Naga City in observation of their yearly pilgrimage to our “Ina”. As the event draws near, allow this writer to welcome through this column all visitors, devotees and pilgrims to this city! Happy Fiesta to all!
On Saturday, the Diba Foundation is presenting a dinner-concert dubbed “The Diwatas Concert for Bicolano Artists” at The Tent, Avenue PlazaHotel at 7:00 p.m. It is a fund-raising event for the benefit of Bicolano artists.
Meanwhile, the long arms of the law have finally caught up with three leading personalities of this country as the Sandiganbayan found probable cause for the issuance of the warrants of arrest to former Vice-President Jejomar Binay and his son former Makati Mayor Jun Jun Binay for the crimes of malversation, falsification of public documents, and violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Law, The other personality referred in the TV and print media is Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari, also for graft and malversation of public funds.
Belated congratulations to USI high school batch ‘55 Rose Cruz and Belen Agrigado who jointly celebrated their Nth birth anniversaries with a luncheon-fellowship with their batch mates at Anselmo’s resto-bar along Naga City Subdivision.
The Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly will have its regular monthly meeting on September 10.
QUOTATION OF THE WEEK:
“IT IS NOT IN THE STARS TO HOLD OUR DESTINY BUT IN OURSELVES.”
FOR OUR WORD OF LIFE:
“AND THE ANGEL SAID: FEAR NOT MARY YOU HAVE FOUND FAVOR WITH GOD.”