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Ideas for Celebrating The Feast Day of St. (San) Lorenzo Ruiz, Filipino Saint and Martyr

This is a repost from Teachermama Tina’s blog 🙂

It is St. Lorenzo Ruiz’s Feast Day today (Sept 28). Since it is still flooded outside due to Typhoon Pedring (which seems to have “calmed down” a bit, thank you for joining us in prayer!) I thought I’d try to come up with a post on how to celebrate his Feast Day. (Since I can’t find one on Google! haha!)

But first, here is some information about the St. Lorenzo, or San Lorenzo Ruiz, as he is fondly called by Filipinos everywhere:

Lorenzo Ruiz is the first Filipino saint. He is also the first Filipino martyred for the Christian Faith. Lorenzo Ruiz was a layman, married, and had two sons and a daughter. Born in Binondo, Manila, about 1600’s, he was educated in the school of the Dominicans there. He served as an altar boy and later was a helper and clerk-sacristan in the church of Binondo. He was a member of the Confraternity of the Rosary. 

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First meeting on the First Friday of September!

This is the presentation used for our first meeting, aptly held on the First Friday of September, 2011.

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May God guide us all as we strive to be “parents for Eternal Life”!

– Teachermama Tina Rodriguez 😉

P.S.

Here is the e-mail I sent out to our Google Group (e-mail group), in case you want to read it. It contains a brief summary of what we talked about.  Continue reading

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