Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia

Title: Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia

Date: Saturday September 18, 2010
Time: Living Rosary at 10:30, Mass at 11:00 AM
Location: Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Street: 13715 SW Walker Road
City State Zip: Beaverton, OR 97005

We cordially invite you to the feast of Our Lady of Pe├▒afrancia. It is celebrated every third Saturday of September. This year festivity in the Philippines will be the 300th Anniversary, click this link for detailed information, http://www.penafrancia.net/. Here in Beaverton, we will hold the celebration on September 18th, 2010 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. As a tribute to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the festivity will start with a Living Rosary at 10:30 in the morning. Bishop Kenneth Steiner will preside the Holy Mass at 11:00. Rev. Ysrael Bien, Rev. Cary Reniva, Rev Tony Ong and Rev. Dave Gutmann will concelebrate. Several Filipino Seminarians at Mt. Angel Abbey will attend the event and will be given special blessings as they begin their new school year. Reception and Entertainment will follow in the cafeteria. Please click this link for direction to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, http://www.h-t.org/?page_id=19.

The feast day is commenced by a novena, nine days of prayers, in honor of Our Lady. On the first day, the novena will be prayed at home and the Image of our Lady will go from house to house until the completion of the ninth day. Click this link for the Novena Prayer, http://www.god-answers-prayers.com/mother_mary_prayers/penafrancia_9days_novena_prayer.

To learn the history of Our Lady of Penafrancia, click this http://www.penafrancia.net/about.html.
For more information, kindly send an email to Franz & Monette Mallari at monette.mallari@gmail.com.
Below is a webclip from the 2009 celebration at Holy Trinity Church in Beaverton.