Fr. Jose Gerson Te-ad, parish priest of Suay, Himamaylan City in Negros Occidental, celebrated his 20th sacerdotal ordination anniversary at the Suay Parish Church yesterday.
Te-ad was ordained by Bacolod Bishop Vicente Navarra then the Bishop of Kabankalan on May 6, 1993 at the San Blas Parish Church, Brgy. Payao, Binalbagan town.
In his message, Navarra said, “Congratulations Fr. Joe, I pray that you are happy and that you will be a model to your parishioners to become closer to God.”
He also said he hopes Te-ad will continue to inspire the youth to enter the priesthood adding that his 20th anniversary is a grace from God.
Te-ad was first assigned as Chancellor’s Secretary of the Saint Francis Xavier Cathedral in Kabankalan City.
While serving as secretary, Te-ad also acted as treasurer of the Kabankalan Catholic College, his sister, Belma Gencianeo, said. His first parish assignment was in the Binicuil Parish. Years later he was assigned at St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Dancalan, Ilog and before his assignment to the Suay Parish, he also served the parishioners of Hinobaan. *LTG
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opens May 11
Artist Hermes Alegre will hold his latest exhibit called “Hermosa” at Charlie’s Art Gallery, at Italia Restaurant, San Agustin Street, Bacolod City, May 11 to June 11.
This 18-piece series of artworks celebrates the beauty of the Southern Filipina, a press release from Italia said.
In this collection of oil paintings, Alegre tells the story of how women sugarcane farmers go about their tasks, the press release said.
“Hermosa” is the painter’s ode to beauty inspired by the southern Filipina, it said.
Alegre, a native of Daet, Camarines Norte, entered into the world of art by drawing on the beaches of his hometown and has since moved on to giving his vision tangible form through painting on canvasses, the press release said.
He will be in Bacolod City for the unveiling of exhibit on May 11. Those who wish for more information about “Hermosa” may visit www.charliesartgallery.com or call 0917.3006985.*
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The Mt. Carmel Kinder School in Bacolod City and Talisay City will offer a Math-Inic enrichment program for pre-school pupils starting today, a press release from the school said.
It is an 8-session program from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday that allows pupils to learn more about different mathematical techniques while socializing and interacting with other learners, it said.
One of the programs of MATH-Inic is the pre-school program, called Horizons, the press release said.
The kids are able to learn more about Math and makes sure to incorporate "play time" into all the lessons and activities involving colors, shapes and basic counting, it said.
The MATH-Inic was first opened at MSC Institute of Technology, a school in San Pablo Laguna. The Bacolod branch was opened in 2012 and is managed by Pee Jey Zoluaga-Maquiling, the press release also said.
Interested learners may contact the school at 434 1862 or 435 51 96.*
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