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Birthday Blessings :)

It was Mama Mary's birthday yesterday (since it's already the 9th of September) but with everything that happened, with all the blessings and surprises, it felt like I also celebrated my birthday! :)

On Friday I represented the ministry at the Department Heads Meeting (and a Tito commented that I have a good voice.. ehem :D). After finishing my tasks, I went to my dear alma mater to join the SFC Team in celebrating Kuya Adrian's birthday. It was a coordination meeting / fellowship, and I really had a great time! :) 

Campaign Paraphernalia :)

We then went to Technohub to experience Mezza Norte but because I still have my chapter household, I left early. I arrived in Kabisig just in time for the prayer. The topic was about honoring that no means no and we had a very healthy discussion. :) Ruby's place served as my temporary home as I spent the night there. On Saturday morning, we woke up early and prepared ourselves for a very long day. While having breakfast, we also fed ourselves spiritually with a TV mass officiated by Fr. Len. We passed by Kabisig Chapel for the CFC-Kids for Christ Global Day of Service then went to Kabisig Elementary School for the Cornerstone (we conducted Dolch Test). :) 

After that, we (my chapter) went to San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish in Taytay to witness Mhean's wedding. I also had the chance to visit my high school best friend, Ruth, who lives near the church (that's why I wasn't able to make it to the group photo, but I got some chocolates from Ruth! :D). We hired a taxi to the reception venue and we (sisters) all had a good laugh during that 30-minute ride. :) At the reception, we were entertained by our very talented musicians, Ely, Alvie (who sang my request :D), and Leng. ♥ We also had our chance to sing a few songs. Thank God there's a videoke. :D After that very tiring event, I headed back to Ruby's place to take some rest. We had a little merienda and prepared for the mass. At 6PM, we were already at the Parish Church and during the final blessing, I received an abundant shower (literally, of Holy Water). After the mass, we all went to Bliss Chapel for our Christian Life Program (CLP). 

SFC Kabisig Christian Life Program

It wasn't an ordinary but definitely a very blessed experience. I got to listen to Eyie, prayed the rosary with Alvie (who told me I should try the convent because I have an aura of a nun), talked to members who have been gone for quite sometime, and shared "Jesus experiences" with Ate Alma, Anne, and Caiselyn. :) 

But the greatest blessing of September 8 was this:

Finally, my parents are now participants of the CFC Rosario Christian Life Program! And they had their orientation session on Mama Mary's birthday. :) I asked them about their experience and from their sharing, I  am confident that they would finish the program and would soon become Couples for Christ! Yey! Such a great blessing! :) 

Thank You very much, Lord! :) Happy birthday, Mama Mary! It was indeed a celebration of life, love, and faith! :)

Mother Most Pure: Mary :)

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