A Day of Lament and Hope on Nov. 16 in the Archdiocese of Manila
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle has called for a “Day of LAMENT and HOPE: Solidarity in Prayer” (Panaghoy at Pag-asa: Damayan sa Panalangin) in the Archdiocese of Manila to express communion and solidarity with our brothers and sisters who are suffering, grieving and confused because of the successive calamities that afflicted the country.
In a letter to priests, religious and lay faithful, Cardinal Tagle invites all to spend the whole day in penance, recollection, and fasting.
He will lead in a Prayer Service and Holy Hour to cap the Day at 8 p.m. at the San Fernando de Dilao Parish church, Paco, Manila, the temporary official church of the Archdiocese of Manila.
With Jesus, the Blessed Mother, the Martyrs, and Saints, the victims, the dead and creation, let us “groan inwardly while we await redemption… for in hope we are saved” (Romans 8:23). “The Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words” (Romans 8:26). Lament and Hope: Solidarity in Prayer,” the Cardinal concluded his letter. #
Release from Archdiocese of Manila Office of Social Communication