50TH FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY OF OUR LADY OF PILLAR PARISH (PANGASINAN), AND INSTALLATION OF FR. ANTONIO DAMMAY, RCJ, AS THE NEW PARISH PRIEST
The Community of the Our Lady of the Pillar Parish, in Zaragoza, Bolinao, Pangasinan celebrated its 50th anniversary of the parish existence. The celebration was highlighted by the 9 days or novena masses which started on October 3, 2016. Various priests were invited to preside over the mass of the day. Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior of the St. Matthew Province, had the chance to preside over the novena mass on October 11, 2016, vigil of the feast. On October 12, 2016, the Feast of the Our Lady of the Pillar, there were 2 important events that happened namely: the Pontifical Mass in honor of the patroness and the installation of the Fr. Antonio Dammay as the new parish priest. Msgr. Ricardo Baccay, D.D., Bishop of Alaminos presided over the Mass and the Installation. Some Rogationist and diocesan priests came to grace the said events.