Entries for September 2018
The Liwanag of Our Lady of Lourdes invites all to the 31st Anniversary of the Sainthood of
SAN LORENZO RUIZ DE MANILA
who is the first Filipino saint. The schedule of masses and Novenas are:
September 20-21 (Thur-Fri) @ 5:15pm Mass is followed by Rosary and Novena
September 22 (Sat) @ 4:00pm Rosary and Novena followed by Mass
September 23 (Sun) @ 11:00am&...
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz is the first Filipino saint. Also known as San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, he died a martyr in Nagasaki, Japan, on Sept. 29, 1637, at the age of 34.
Accused of murdering a Spaniard in 1636, Ruiz boarded a ship carrying a group of missionaries to Formosa (Taiwan) and Japan. Ruiz accompanied his missionary companions to Nagasaki, where Christians were being persecuted due to Japan's wariness of foreign colonialism.
According to accounts, the Japanese promised Ruiz that they would free him if he would denounce Christianity. He refused and was tortured,...
September 29th - 9 a.m. > 3 p.m.
September 30th - 9 a.m. > 4 p.m.
Cost: 1 day - $25, 2 days - $45
(Includes table and two chairs)
Call If you are interested call Ombelina Merlos
at 312 778 4390 or at the rectory at 773 561 2141.
Sales of food or refreshments will not be permitted!