By Mr. Jonas Rivera
Bacolor, Pampanga, the Philippines, February 9, 2019 ----------- Two hundred and forty-eight members of the Salesian Family, came together to celebrate the first Salesian Family Day for 2019 at Don Bosco Academy (DBA), Bacolor, Pampanga. Present were Salesians of Don Bosco, the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, the Association of Salesian Cooperators, the ADMA, the Past Pupils of Don Bosco Schools, and the Past Pupils of Daughters of Mary Help of Christians.
Fr. Ditto Gueco, the Director of DBA, welcomed everyone. He presided the celebration of the Holy Eucharist that was concelebrated by the other Salesian priests present.
After the Holy Mass, everybody had fun with group dancing, parlor games and raffle, courtesy of Don Bosco Bacolor and Mabalacat. The event was ably hosted by Fr. Ding Cortez, the Rector of Don Bosco Academy - Mabalacat and his assistants. Lunch was made special by two whole lechon and hicharon provided by the Salesian Family of DBA.
Thanks again to Don Bosco Academy - Bacolor and Fr. Ditto Gueco for hosting the event. It was a fun filled day celebrating friendship and camaraderie among the different branches of the Salesian Family.