The Pauline Family celebrated the 46th anniversary of death of Blessed James Alberione (Nov. 2017) with the theme “Paulines Go Green.” Hosted by the Pious Disciples of the Divine Master, the event was held in the beautiful grass-carpeted backyard of their convent in Antipolo. The reunion was attended by the Society of St. Paul, Daughters of St. Paul, Pious Disciples, Pastorelle Sisters, Pauline Cooperators and Friends of the Divine Master.
The Eucharistic Celebration was presided by Fr. Jose Aripio, SSP, who was joined by more than 15 Pauline priests and two deacons. Afterward, a number of songs, dances and games–all on an ecological theme–were performed in praise of God’s creation.
The coordinators of the event sought to help the participants become more aware of the ecology and eventually commit themselves to ecological resolutions by presenting them with six R’s, namely: Respect, Refuse, Recycle, Reduce, Re-use and Rot.
As part of the festivities, the Pauline Family gave a special gift to Talitha Kum Philippines, an organization of feminine religious congregations and law-enforcers that ministers and responds to the problem of human trafficking.