San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila Celebration. His Excellency Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, was the Principal Celebrant and Homilist for this past Sunday's Mass. It was organized by San Lorenzo Ruiz devotees and volunteers, guided by the Rev. Joseph G. Marabe, JCD. Music was led by Ricky Matela with members from the Filipino Diocesan Music Ministry FDMM of Brooklyn, NY. The Catholic faithful gathered to honor the first Filipino saint at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Ambassador Mario De Leon Jr. with his wife Eleonor, were among those who presented and prepared gift offerings. September 25, 2016. New York.
Photos by Lambert Parong for Kababayan Media/ CC BY
|Archbishop Bernardito Auza|
|Rev. Joseph G. Marabe, JCD|
| Archbishop Auza hands over a certificate of appreciation to Ricky Matela |
|Mrs. Eleonor De Leon, Hermana, Amb. Mario De Leon, Rev. Marabe, Tito & Dr. Francia De Vera|
|Dr Francia De Vera (left) with the Filipino Diocesan Music Ministry FDMM of Brooklyn, NY.|
|Archbishop Bernardito Auza with members of the Filipino Catholic Community |