NEW PORT BOULEVARD, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City (DWDD) – ‘My mission – to make God loved will begin after my death, I will send my heaven doing good on earth I will let fall a shower of roses.’ – St Therese
The nation welcomes the 4th Philippine Visit of the Pilgrim Relic of St Therese of the Child Jesus held at the Shrine of St Therese of the Child Jesus at the Newport Boulevard, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.
The Military Ordinariate of the Philippines, endorsed by the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) and approved by the Basilica of St Therese in Lisieux, France, is the official host. The relic will remain in the country from January 13 to May 31.
A Concelebrated Welcome Mass was held presided by Most Reverend Gabriele Coccia, DD, Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines. Most Reverend Oscar Jaime Florencio, DD, SThD., Apostolic Administrator, MOP, gave the Welcome Remarks. AES/ photos by Lovely Guillermo with Beth Tanete.