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“Rising Above Yolanda”

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The National Executive Committee for the Cause of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ joins the Yolanda Commemorative Run held last November 15, 2014 at the Quirino Grand Stand. Dubbed “Rising Above Yolanda: Celebrating the Resilient Filipino Spirit”, the activity themed “We stood the storm … We rebuild lives strong”, was one of the activities organized by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), National Secretariat for Social Action, Justice, and Peace, along with Caritas Philippines in honor of the thousands who died and the thousands more who survived the super typhoon Yolanda.

Meanwhile, a Eucharistic celebration was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) in line with the commemoration of the Typhoon Yolanda tragedy. The mass, which was held in Quezon City Memorial Circle last November 8, 2014 was led by Msgr. Pedro Quitorio III, CBCP Media Director and KCFAPI Spiritual Director. Theme for the event was “Celebrating Life: Commemorating the Event that has shifted the Landscape of our Lives.” Activities included a requiem prayer and candle lighting ceremony offered for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. (SocialActionNews)

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