Friday, September 16, 2016

Today is a special holiday in Naga City

NAGA CITY, September 16, 2016 (Bicol Standard) – Today is a special day in Naga City, according to Proclamation No. 654, s. 2013 signed by former President Benigno Aquino III on September 25, 2013.



The proclamation declares every Friday immediately preceding the third Sunday of the month of September of every year as special day in the City of Naga, in commemoration of the Feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia.

This proclamation was declared per the request of the Office of the City Mayor to have the day designated as a special day to to strengthen the cultural and religious values of Nagueños.

Meanwhile, the date of the Peñafrancia Festival was moved to the Sunday following the octave of the Feast of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The proclamation amends Proclamation 776 (s. 1991).
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