San Roque Fiesta in Tungawan

Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay. Risen Christ Parish celebrated the feast day of San Roque as Parishwide Patronal Fiesta upon recommendation of the previous assemblies and of the Bishop of Ipil last August 16, 2014. People from the different zones of the parish joined in the early morning procession and the celebration of the mass celebrated by the bishop of Ipil, Most Reverens Julius Tonel, DD. at nine o’clock in the morning of the same day. Each zone were provided with carabao meat for them to cook and they also prepared their own viands and meals. Sets of activities were prepared by the fiesta committee like basketball games, BINGO socials, and parlor games for kids.

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The coronation night of Mr. and Ms. San Roque Parish were held in the evening at the Municipal Gym.

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A day before, Bro. Noe Dora, a convert pastor together with some other pastors who were converted to the catholic faith, gave some inspirational messages to the parishioners. They gave their testimony in their faith in Christ and the conversion that had happened to them.


From now on, the parish fiesta will be every 16th of August. The parish decided not to celebrate the parish fiesta on Easter Sunday due to complication in schedules and for practical purposes. It is also on its discerment of changing its titular into San Roque than the present Risen Christ name of the parish.


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