Kawanuatoday.com, Manado – Manado City Mayor, G.S. Vicky Lumentut opened 150th Jubilee ceremony of Catholic Churches re-growing in Manado Diocese which was held on Monday (30/04/2018).
As Mayor in the capitol of North Sulawesi province, G.S Vicky Lumentut was grateful that the Jubilee was coupled with the city programs.
“On the 150th Jubilee on September will be held at the same time as Manado city program, which is Manado Fiesta”, said Lumentut on his opening speech in the Jubilee year opening.
Also, Lumentut added on September, the peak of Manado Fiesta will be themed “Thanksgiving”.
“Allow me on behalf of Manado city government to say our gratitude to Bishop and all Catholic congregation of Kevikepan (1 Kevikepan concist of several parishes) Manado to held 150th Jubilee celebration coupled with Manado city programs to support Governor’s breakthrough”, said Lumentut.
The Jubilee opening ceremony of Kevikepan Manado started with altar boys and girls in Kevikepan Manado marching followed by teenage rosary disciples marching from each parish.
After teenege rosary disciples group, each parish congregation contingents were orderly marched and praying rosary also singing worship songs to Mother Mary who is Jesus Christ’s mother and they also brought “Mother Mary” with them.
The rosary Procession was held at Mega Mas area with its distance around 3 kms and ended at Love Tree (Pohon Kasih) continued with Eucharistic Mass led by Manado Bishop of Manado Diocese, Mgr. Benedictus Estephanus Rolly Untu, MSC. and the Kevikepan pastors.
Present in the eucharistic mass, the great commissioner of the police (Kombes Pol) Henny Posumah represented North Sulawesi Police Chief, Bambang Waskito, element of Manado city regional leadership communication forum (Forkopimda), Chairman of Manado city Regional People’s Representative Assembly Nortje Van Bone, Chief of Manado District Police (Kapolresta) Surya Kumara, Chairman of Manado Harmony religious people Forum, Renata Ticunuwu. (Rds).