INVITATION TO ALL DEVOTEES OF
THE VIRGIN OF PENAFRANCIA
By : Paeng Nebres ( BCCA and Devotees of Virgin of Penafrancia )
On September 16, 2017 ( 3rd. Saturday ) is the Feast Day of our Lady of Penafrancia, the Patroness of the Bicol Region in the Philippines.
The Devotees of the Virgin of Penafrancia from the Bicol Canada Community Association ( BCCA ) together with the Organizers of the 9 Day House to House Novena are hosting the celebration, beginning with the traditional Fluvial Parade at the Bluffers Park Lake at Brimley Rd. in Scarborough, Ontario ( by the Lake ) and an evening Mass Celebration at the Our Lady of Assumption Church at 2565 Bathurst St. , Toronto.
DETAILS OF THE FEAST DAY CELEBRATION : SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 ( 3rd. SATURDAY )
MORNING CELEBRATION AT THE BLUFFERS PARK & MARINA at Brimley Rd. South ( by the Lake )
8:30 AM – Assembly for the procession of the Virgin to the Dock at the Bluffers Park Marina, where the
Fluvial Parade will start. ( Eastside of the Bluffers Park Marina )
9:30 AM – PROCESSION TO THE DOCK STARTS
10:00 TO 11:30 AM FLUVIAL PARADE ON THE LAKE
Devotions will be celebrated at the park after the Fluvial Parade.
Pot Luck lunch ( picnic ) at the Park will follow after the Devotions.
REMINDER : FOR THOSE THAT WISHES TO SAIL WITH THE FLUVIAL PARADE ON THE LAKE
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LIFE JACKETS. ( You can purchase them at the Canadian
Tire or sports store. You can re-use them
next year and every year )
Each province will be allocated with one sail boat that can accommodate 4 to 5
Devotees. ( first come first serve, to those with Life Jackets ).
EVENING CELEBRATION AT THE LADY OF ASSUMPTION CHURCH at 2565 Bathurst St. Toronto.
6:45 PM Starts with a procession of the Virgin of Penafrancia around the church yard.
7:00 PM Con-Celebrated Holy Mass with Bicolano Priest.
After the Holy Mass a Fiesta/Celebration will follow at the Church Hall.
Kumustahan, Karakanan, Baraylihan asin Kaogmahan sa Kapistahan para “ Viva La Virgen “.
For more information : Felix and Mayette Reyes Tel # 905 896-4958 – 9 days House to House novena
and evening celebration
Annie and Julio Buiza Tel # 416 699-0708 – Evening Celebration
Toti and Naty Gutierrez Tel # 416 751-9437 ( Fluvial Parade )
Gidget dela Torre Te l# 647 531-1582 ( Fluvial Parade )
Paeng Nebres Tel # 416 618-1362 ( Fluvial Parade & Novena )