QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral of Cubao suspends some of its lenten activities like Senakulo, Recollection and Barangay Stations of the Cross due to the spread of Corona Virus Disease.
According to Father Dennis Soriano, Rector and Parish Priest of the Cathedral, the Parish Pastoral Council have decided to cancel and reschedule events to consider the safety of the parishioners and volunteers.
“The Parish Pastoral Council of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral of Cubao, in consideration of the safety of its parishioners and volunteers, has decided to CANCEL all barangay stations of the cross, the Senakulo, and the parish lenten recollection (both at the Cathedral and at Robinsons Magnolia).” Father Soriano said over a Facebook post.
Aside from these activities, the monthly formation “Mahal na Ina”, every first Saturday and “Dasalmusal”, wherein they encourage the homeless to pray and afterward provide a meal for them, will also have to be stopped for the meantime.
They also have to move the dates of the Visita Iglesia and fundraising project for the Casa Silencio, the retirement home for priests.
Father Soriano continuously asks the faithful to fervently pray for the Lord’s mercy to end the epidemic.
March 9, 2020, the Department of Health had confirmed 3 local cases of COVID-19 around Quezon City.