Community News Round-Up
by: Zayda Ordonez Baron
As in so many barrangays or towns all over Bicol, residents of Buenavista, Gubat in Sorsogon enjoy the generosity that flows from the pumpwells of BNAA.
Some facilities that volunteer medical teams will be working in looks pretty much like this.
Aware of the plight of their fellowmen, BACNA reaches out for a joint undertaking.
Under the mantle of the marian devotion brought over by the transplanted Bicolanos to the Bay Area, these devotees, started a Bicolano practice that has endured the challenges of time.
Manuel A. Alarcon firstname.lastname@example.org Andy Salvador Jay de la Cruz Care of: email@example.com 1095 Market Street Suite #312 San Francisco, CA 94103 Tel.(415) 431-6150 Fax (415) 431-9208
began with fourteen Iriguenos as guest of Mr.and Mrs.Primitivo Sonido.
Sometime in 1987,the need to participate in the Penafrancia affair in the Bay Area marked the beginning.
In the Beginning:Recapturing back in time, Nabuaenos have long been in the Bay Area dating back to the early fifties.
Naga Metropolitan Society was founded in 1984 to form a group dedicated to the devotion and active participation of the Penafrancia fiesta celebration in the Bay Area.
THE STORY OF NAGA MET
Sometime in 1973-74 Oasnon USA was conceived by a handful of families and friends from Oas, Albay, Philippines.
READ ABOUT OASNON USA
Goaenos living in the San Francisco Bay Area were invited by Mr. & Mrs. Senesio Pan of Hercules to a picnic at Hercules Refugio Park.
SEE HISTORY OF GOA
Devotees greeting the image at the terminus of the fluvial procession.
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After a long and patient endeavours, Bicolanos now residing in San Francisco Bay Area, California, has a permanent place to venerate Our Lady, patroness of Bicolandia.
Ateneo de Naga Alumni Association of N. California get together
Fr. Jess Esplana retells how the Penafrancia celebration started from as far back as the discovery of the original image in Spain, to the present.
To provide the devotees
an insight into the workings of the Devotees of Our Lady Virgin of
Penafrancia in the SF Bay Area, minutes of meetings are made
available for information.
The World Famous MAYON VOLCANO of the Bicol Region
The town of Libon, in the Province of Albay, is situated in the Bicol Peninsula on the Island of Luzon. It is bounded on the north by the Municipality of Polangui, on the South by Burias Pass.
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under the leadership of Mrs. Lillian Arao, the president, will celebrate the 25th Anniversary Penafrancia Fiesta.