Activities for 121st Independence Day Rites
The Barasoain Church, together with several historical sites in the Philippine History, will be holding the annual Independence Day (12 June 2019) flag-raising rites and celebrations. For this year, the theme will be: "Kalayaan 2019: “Tapang ng Bayan, Malasakit sa Mamamayan" (Independence Day 2019: Prowess of the Nation, Concern for the Fellowmen). The program will start at 8:00 AM and will be participated by different officials from national, provincial and local governments.
For this year, the guest speaker for the said event will be House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. She will also lead the flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies. Rev. Fr. Dario V. Cabral, the current parish priest of Barasoain Church, will lead the opening prayer while Malolos City Mayor Christian Natividad will deliver the opening remarks and Bulacan Vice Governor Daniel Fernando will formally introduce the speaker.
The program for this year will be as follows:
Prayer - Fr. Dario V. Cabral
Opening Remarks - Mayor Christian Natividad
Message - Gov. Wilhemino M. Sy- Alvarado
Introduction - Vice Gov. Daniel Fernando
Resource Speaker - House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
To give way for the activities, the parking lot in front of Barasoain Church will be closed. Everybody is invited to attend to commemorate the Independence Day of the Philippine Republic.