The induction of newly elected officers of the Mother Butler Guild (MBG) of the St. Peregrine Laziosi Parish and Diocesan Shrine was held on January 15, 2017, during the 6:00PM mass which coincided with the feast of the Sto. Nino.
The following officers were presented by Fr. Leonardo Ma. Guiang, OSM, the MBG Spiritual Director:
President – Myra L. Santos
Vice President – Emma V. Gonzaga
Secretary – Delia Cruz
Treasurer – Mila Marquez
Auditor – Evangeline Divinagracia
Vestment Custodians – Tess Apritado
– Gloria Bawar
The said officers were inducted by the Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Joel Ma. Morata, OSM and promised to perform their respective duties to the best of their ability. The term of office will commence from January 1, 2017 and ends on December 31, 2019, until their successors shall legally take over.
The parish priest blesses the MBG banner and the candles to the officers-elect while the president accepts the banner, which symbolizes that the leadership and administration of the St. Peregrine Laziosi Parish and Diocesan Shrine of the Mother Butler rest upon her and the other officers. The lighting of candle signifies the love of God and the spirit behind all their needs in the organization.
The officers-elect took their pledge, committed their abilities, endeavours, services and love in the fulfilment of their duties.