SHC 130th opens with a Eucharistic mass

Article/News by: Adysa Joyce Revilla, Angelica Rodelas and Jan Kenneth Nilooban (The Heart Publication)

A mass opened SHC’s 130th Founding Anniversary led by Msgr. Rolando Oliverio participated in by all stakeholders of the school, 7:30 this morning at the SHC Gymnasium.

An introduction by Mr. Adrian Aurin recalling the good lives of St. Vincent, St. Louise, and Hermana Fausta Labrador was read. Fr. Oliverio’s homily centered on the theme of this year’s celebration: “Pagbabalik-tanaw sa Kulturang Pilipino, Pagpapatibay sa pagiging Tatak Kordiano-Vincentiano.” He also explained how one person makes a relationship with his fellow; how love, justice, and peace affects it –including the negative virtues of discrimination and corruption.

Also, in the homily, he tackled a brief history of Sacred Heart College. He also mentioned the life of Hermana Fausta Labrador as mentioned in the introduction. He said that Hermana “lived with purity as revealed in her works as a missionary, initiator, and passionate healer.”

Before the offering, Mr. Jun Cruzat introduced the building of Hermana Fausta Monument to commemorate the life of Hermana Uta as the “Ina ng Lucena”. The shrine will be built at Bonifacio Drive, Pleasantville Subdivision, Lucena City.

Juliet Borlon and Felino Tañada offered the plaque of recognition to the alumni who fulfilled their time and loyalty to the school. Sr. Bambi Denoga, DC, gave a copy of the scholarship guidelines to show gratitude for all the blessings received and to commemorate the founding of the school.
Ms. Rose Dy offered the copy of guidelines for 130 hours of voluntary service, titled “Oras ko, Alay Ko sa Kapwa Ko”. St. Vincent and St. Louise De Marillac was shown as the model of humility in humanity.

Offered by Mr. Ronald Uriarte was the copy of Expanded Operation Plan (EOP) for continuous development in the year of 2014 to 2017. The program and activities are the following:

• Vincentian Formation Towards Empowering Mission Teams (VFTEMT)
• Discerned Turn Around
• Anthology of VIPS (Value Innovative Products and Services)
• Hybridized ALTS (Alternative Transformative Learning System)
• Building Relationship for Strategic Alliances

The mass ended at 10:00am.
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