Antipolo City, Philippines — A momentous occasion took place in Antipolo City as the Antipolo Cathedral was solemnly declared as an international shrine, becoming the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. Prominent figures, including Catholic devotees and over 80 bishops from across the country, gathered to witness this historic event.
Leading the auspicious ceremony was the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, Archbishop Charles John Brown D.D. The Rite of Solemn Declaration of the Antipolo Cathedral as the International Shrine of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage was presided over by Archbishop Brown himself. Attendees, including esteemed individuals like First Lady Liza Marcos Araneta, were captivated as the Decree in Latin was proclaimed, followed by an English translation to ensure that everyone present fully understood the significance of the moment.
Amidst the festive atmosphere engulfing the city streets, the event was further enriched by the participation of lay people, who offered candles and flowers as a heartfelt expression of their thanksgiving. The warmth and devotion that emanated from the congregation created an atmosphere of unity and spiritual harmony.
Among the attendees was, the owner of Jardin de Miramar, one of Antipolo’s most renowned events venues. Ms. Del Rosario’s attendance at the declaration of the Antipolo Cathedral as an international shrine is a testament to her commitment to supporting significant milestones within the community.
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