SED, CEO and BSED REVE Alumni Co-Sponsor a Lenten Recollection with the UA Three-Wheeler and Tricycle Drivers and the UA 4-Runners

This date, March 13, 2021, has become one of the blessed days for the University of the Assumption School of Education (UA-SEd) and for the Community Extension Office (CEO) as they witnessed the outpouring of the gifts of wisdom and music upon the volunteer-speakers, prayer leaders and singers – the SEd alumni (BSEd-REVE graduates) in the Lenten Recollection for the three-wheeler and tricycle drivers, and the UA 4-Runners. Held at the UA Chapel from 2:00 to 4:30 PM

The solemn religious event organized by the CEO headed by Sr. Marissa Figueroa, O.P., and graced with the presence of 10 volunteer BSEd-REVE graduates of the UA School of Education carried the theme, “Kasakitan nang Cristo: Kapaldanan at Kapanayan tamu” and the Biblical Theme taken from Isaiah 53:5, “Karing sugat na, kinayap tamu”.

Alumni Reynald Velardo, Alyana Catap and Lorenella Kim Panlaqui shared their enlightening thoughts and experiences as speakers while Francis Rivera, Quincy Casupanan, Rica Guinto, Raissa Romina de Guzman, Loren Kae Panlaqui, Jennifer Balatbat, and Joan Suba filled the air with their touching prayers and golden voices as they took turns in praying using the Capampangan language and singing selected Capampangan and Filipino religious songs that are aligned with the theme. They were joined by Dr. Ruth Balajadia-Ducut, Dean of the School of Education, in singing with the musical accompaniment played by Mr. Romeo Ignacio of the Campus Ministry Office.

Alumnus Francis Rivera led the opening prayer after which Sr. Marissa Figueroa initiated the messages with words of thanksgiving and encouragement for the participants. The series of sharing, prayers and songs followed. Each talk pointed to the love of God, complemented by the prayers and songs. Three representatives from the participants namely, Ricardo Constantino, Elorde Vital and Edgardo Santiago shared their reflection and touching experiences. As a concluding part of the activity, images of St. Joseph donated by the alumni where given to each of the participants.

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