BCBP USA along with BCBP Los Angeles and West Covina chapters and Van Nuys Outreach jointly celebrated its 2nd quadruple anniversary celebration on September 30, 2017 at the St. Philip Benizi parish hall in the City of Fullerton, California.
Theme for this year’s anniversary was “2gether 4 god’s glory”. With the opening this year of missions in Las Vegas, San Diego and Eagle Rock, the theme brought to the fore the spirit of love and oneness “ which binds us all together in perfect unity” .
This event was graced by Joey and Lulu Avellana, outgoing president; Joffe & May Almoro, incoming president; Dito & Tata De la Cerna , RCD for BCBP USA and members from other chapters in the USA.
The whole day event kicked off at 9 am. Sharers were Joffe & May Almoro. President Joey and wife Lulu thanked the members present for the prayers and support given them as they end their term .A powerful worship was led by Joffe Almoro with mini-sharings from Manny Bantol of Van Nuys mission, Polet Tiano and Arnold Sancover, of West Covina chapter.
The teaching with focus on evangelization and formation inspired the members to serve with gladness and humility.
A eucharistic celebration followed at the st. Philip Benizi Church . Dinner was served and a short program followed. Backed by video clips, the history of BCBP Southern California was narrated by Mariza Cordeta as members portrayed different scenarios depicting BCBP activities. The BCBP kids showed their talents in music and dance, and taking center stage with a rousing finale in the singing of “Shout to the Lord” with members serving as their back up .
This year’s quad celebration was ably chaired by Al Nabor and assisted by Arc Vasquez.
PSD West Covina