14th Marian exhibit opens at SM North EDSA

May 31 2016 3:56 PM

File image from cbcpnews.com/ Raymond Sebastian
File image from cbcpnews.com/ Raymond Sebastian

The 14th Marian exhibit of the Church-run Radio Veritas will be held at SM North, EDSA, Quezon City from June 6 to 20, 2016.

As Radio Veritas continuously propagates the devotion to Our Blessed Mother, the station will hold the “Mary and the Saints in the Year of the Eucharist and the Family” exhibit that will feature canonically crowned and popular venerated images of Mary from various parts of the country as well as images of the Saints with devotion to and writings about the Eucharist and the family such as St. Therese, St. Padre Pio and many others.

Radio Veritas President Rev. Fr. Anton C.T. Pascual encouraged the public to foster devotion to Our Blessed Mother.

“We encourage the Catholic faithful to visit and support the Marian exhibit and foster devotion to Mary Blessed Virgin, Mother of God and Mother of Church, because she is the path towards salvation and peace,” Fr. Pascual said.

A formal opening and blessing of the exhibit will be held on June 6, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to public during mall hours from 10 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For inquiries, please call Ms. Renee Jose or Mr. Rey Isabela at (02) 925-7932 to 39 local 129.

The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has set 2016 as the year of the Eucharist and Family as part of the nine-year preparation period for the celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines in 2021.Since 2013, the CBCP called us to focus on each of the Nine Pastoral Priorities of the Church in the Philippines for the New Evangelization.

In early 2016, the International Eucharistic Congress with the theme “Christ In You, Our Hope of Glory” was successfully held in the Philippines, which gathered 15, 000 delegates from all over the world. The event was a gathering aimed at promoting an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Catholic Church.

Last month, “Mary and the Saint Popes in the Year of Mercy” exhibit was held at StarMall Las Pinas where popular images of Mary and the Papal symbols, images as well as first and second class relics of the Saint Popes were featured.

Radio Veritas 846, the number one faith-based AM radio in the Philippines, is owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Manila. Established in 1969, the Ramon Magsaysay recipient Catholic radio station continues to be the leading social communications ministry for truth and evangelization in the country today.

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