Fernandez family donates antique St. Jude statue

CITY OF BALANGA, Bataan – Mrs. Isabel Fernandez Garcia, wife of 2nd District Congressman, Jose Enrique “Joet” Garcia, together with her mother Mrs. Menchu Fernandez, thru Mrs. Victoria S. Garcia, the widow of the late former Bataan Governor and 2nd District Congressman, Enrique “Tet” Garcia, whole-heartedly donated an antique St. Jude Thaddeus statue from her ancestral family to the Barrio Campo Chapel. Said barrio is adjacent to the Camp Cirilo Tolentino, Bataan PNP Provincial headquarters. The Most Rev. Ruperto C. Santos, DD., Bishop of Balanga, officiated a holy mass held this morning, October 28 at the said chapel.

 

Incidentally, today is the feast day of St. Jude Thaddeus, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ and patron of desperate cases and lost causes. Also called Judas Thaddeus, he is the author of the Letter of Jude, one of the books in the New Testament.

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