Caritas Manila, the social services and development ministry of the Archdiocese of Manila, graduated 135 children aged 3-12 last August from malnourishment through its Integrated Nutrition Program.
The children are from Barangay 649 (Baseco compound) in Navotas. They are Catholics, non-Catholic Christians and Muslims.
Hapag-Asa Integrated Nutrition Program (HAINP) educates families in urban poor communities in Metro Manila, most especially mothers and women, about dietary and nutritional issues.
Interested parishes and organizations who want HAINP in their communities may call 5620020 to 25. Visit Caritas Manila Inc. at 2002 Jesus St., Pandacan, Manila; e-mail [email protected] Donations are welcome.
To usher in the Holy Rosary Month of October, the Santo Domingo Church, which houses the National Shrine of the Nuestra Senora del Santo Rosario La Naval de Manila, will hold a major classical concert, “Magnificat,” Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m..
The concert will take place after the High Mass and traditional enthronement of the miraculous image of La Naval de Manila at 6 p.m. Admission is free.
The concert will feature the internationally acclaimed and multiawarded University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers and the renowned Tiples de Santo Domingo, the oldest boys choir in the Philippines.
Other performers: UST Symphony Orchestra, Dominican Student-Brothers, UST Liturgikon Vocal Ensemble and UST Coro Tomasino.
For donations to the fiesta of La Naval, call shrine rector Fr. Roland Mactal, OP, at 7126271-73.