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            In accordance with the Catholic Church,’s  liturgical calendar wherein the Sunday after Christmas Day is  dedicated to the Feast of the Holy Family, the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC), St. James the Greater, Bulusan, Sorsogon, held its Pasko ng Pamilya on December 28. 2003, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., within the confines of the Parish Church due to the continuous outpour of rains.  Originally, this day was for the Family Life Apostolate, now Council for the Family and Human Life, but was later adopted by the PPC as a parochial celebration for all officers and members of all religious organizatios.

            A Christmas program and party  - Christmas songs, dances, and messages from Mr. Reynlado D. Din, Hermano Mayor, and Rev. Fr. Roberto T. Traballo, Parish Priest, were enjoyed by adult parishioners and their children.

            There were exchange of gifts for the adults, quiz for the children on religious information, parlor games, and raffle for all.  Prizes came from a Bulusanon based in Manila through the Damayan-Buluseño, Inc., from Councilor and Mrs. Menandro F. Frayna and from some members of the CFHL.

            To climax the solemnity of the day, four families complete with the father, mother and children – were recognized and given prizes, to wit:

            1. Mr. & Mrs. Veronico Fornias      - Madlawon

            2. Mr. & Mrs. Manuel Bailon          - Looban

            3. Mr. & Mrs. Luis Bringino            - San Jose

            4. Mr. & Mrs. Anastacio Bañares    - Mabuhay                                   (JGG)

Vol. XV No.10 (November - December 2003)

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