The city government held a mass in honor of the victims who died during the typhoon Sendong with Msgr. Elmer Abacahin as mass celebrant at the City Tourism Hall on January 26, 2012.
After the mass, another ceremony was conducted right on the bank of the Cagayan River – the wreath laying, candle lighting and releasing of balloons, again in honor of the dead victims of Sendong.
REMEMBERING THE DEPARTED
City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano looks on as candles on these wreaths are lighted and blessed before they were released to float on the Cagayan River shortly after a mass held at the Tourism Hall in remembrance of the dead victims of typhoon Sendong. Balloons were also released during the occasion.CIO PHOTO
WREATHS HONORING THE VICTIMS OF SENDONG
After a special mass held by the City Government at the Tourism Hall, these wreaths were blessed, its candles lighted, and then floated along the Cagayan River in honor of the victims who died during the typhoon Sendong.CIO PHOTO
After a special mass held by the City Government at the Tourism Hall, balloons were released while wreaths of flowers were floated along the Cagayan River in honor of the dead victims of the typhoon Sendong.CIO PHOTO