Dagupeños join “Walk for Life”

DAGUPAN City officials and residents joined the Lingayen-Dagupan Archdiocese in the “Walk for Life” along the city streets on February 16.

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, Mayor Belen T. Fernandez and Liga ng mga Barangay President Dean Bryan Kua led the activity which was participated in by more than 1,200 Catholics and parishioners from Dagupan and Central Pangasinan.

Council of the Laity of the Archdiocese president Von Ryan Torio said the activity demonstrates the Church’s support for the sacredness of life.

The walk was highlighted with a mass celebrated by Archbishop Villegas that followed.

In the same occasion, the incorrupt heart relic of St. Camillus de Lellis, patron saint of the sick, doctors, nurses and hospitals, visited the city where it was displayed at both the St. John Evangelist Cathedral and Region 1 Medical Center for public veneration. (CIO/Verdelle De Vera/CIO)

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