In the tradition of providing quality productions for the students, Canossa Academy in Lipa City presented Awit ng Adarna in line with its school fair activities held February 15-17,2013. Produced by Canossa Academy under Gifted and Talented Education Program, Canossa students staged Awit ng Adarna, a part of the book Ang Awit ng Adarna at ang Pakikipagsapalaran ni Don Juan adapted from a popular Filipino Korrido Awit ng Ibong Adarna. Awit ng Adarna is written by Luisito Nario and Jobelle Umali with music from Kio Callado and Fernado Silva. Directed by Luisito Nario with Musical Director Leila Villostas and additional choreography by Kena Palces, the musical play is indeed an exhibit of Canossian artistry.
A benefit album launch concert for the scholars of Joseph Marello Youth was held at SM Cinema 2 in Lipa City on February 16,2013. The JMY performers launched the songs and musical compositions of Fr. Gerbert Cabaylo. The concert which was directed by Kim Oliva is part of the advocacy of Joseph Marello Youth to grant scholarships to deserving students. More about JMY sings Cabaylo on our feature page upcoming.
Batangas Information Technology Society (BITS) successfully concluded its 3rd Conference at Batangas City Convention Center on February 9, 2013 with Philippine Red Cross Chairman Richard Gordon as special guest. Now, on its 3rd year, this gathering of information technology students of Batangas was made possible through the society's continuous learning initiatives under the leadership of its current officers : Francis Balazon (President), Xander Hernandez (Vice-President), Melody Dimaano (Secretary), Jonah Rayos (Treasurer), Noreen Tadeja (Auditor) and Lloyd Macatangay (BOD). photo credits BITS.
February 10, 2013, Lipa City. The Million Volunteer Run (MVR) 2 -Philippine Red Cross Batangas Chapter was successfully held today with a 3K run from SM City Lipa going through Robinsons Place Lipa with various youth groups and sectors participating in a run for a cause or race to save lives. Million Volunteer Run is a fun run held nationwide today completing Philippine Red Cross extensive network of million volunteers. photo credits Milleth Kasilag.
Four Batangueno performing arts organization graced Pasinaya 2013 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) on February 3,2013 , namely (for Dance) Batangas State University Dance Company , Batangas State University Diwayanis Dance Theater, Sining Kumintang ng Batangas Kidz and (for theater) Lipa Actors Company. Newsbit and photo credits to Events in Lipa City
February 8, 2013 (Friday)
1:00am - 5am , veneration/vigil
6:00 am, Eucharistic Celebration, Arch. Ramon Arguelles, D.D.
7:00am , Morning Praise
8:00 am - 12noon, 1st Part of the Theresian Conference (Pastoral Center)The Faith and Mission of Mary, St. Therese and San Pedro Calungsod for the Evangelization of (Asia, Archdiocese of Lipa) the Parish of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Lipa City. Speaker: Rev. Fr. Jun Quiambao
1:00pm - 5:00pm, Second Part of The Theresian Conference (Pastoral Center)Witnessing Christ through the Little Ways of St. Therese
Speaker: Rev. Fr. Simplicio (Peace) Esteban Veneration continues
5:00 pm, Procession from Parish Church to Acropolis Subd. Back to church
7:pm, Slide Presentation about the LIfe of St. Therese
9:00 pm - 12am, vigil
February 9, 2013 (Saturday)
1:00am - 6:00am, vigil continues
6:00 am, send off mass , Rev. Fr. Jun Quiambao
8:00 am, Eucharistic Celebration, Mt. Carmel Monastery