Philippines Report on Blessing 1997
To All Brothers and Sisters,
The National Mobilization which started on November 1996
resulted to 240,000 couples as of May 27, 1997.
Here is our News Update in the Philippine Providence.
Family Blessing Mobilization
by Lito Juliano
Tue, 27 May 1997
Our result from May 4-17, 1997 is 53,429 couples. With barely five
(5) months remaining until November 29, 1997, we look forward to the
accomplishment of our national goal.
Leading during the first two weeks of May (4-17) are the following:
|Cagayan Valley ||8,075
|Unified Region ||7,062
|Central Luzon ||5,165
|North Quad ||3,410
|Gen. Santos ||2,877
Martial Arts Providence in the Philippines
A 1-day Martial Arts Federation for World Peace (MAFWP)
Seminar-Workshop was held on May 18, 1997 (Sunday) at St. James
Training Center, Valleygolf, Cainta, Rizal. There were 25 participants
coming from the different martial arts style of discipline.
The purpose of the said seminar is to present the thought and vision of
Rev. Sun Myung Moon for the MAFWP and provide the necessary information
regarding the 1st Inaugural National Convention of Martial Arts to be
held tentatively in July this year.
One-day seminars will be conducted throughout the Philippines to
provide the Martial Artists in the provinces opportunity to understand
the vision of MAFWP and participate in the planned Martial Arts
A 7-day national Won Hwa Do and Tong-il Moo Do Instructors Training is
scheduled on June 2-8, 1997 at the St. James Training Center in order
to prepare instructors for the opening of the First Semester classes
Youth Federation for World Peace
The YFWP, an organization initiating a new era of youth, sponsored a
4-day Workshop Seminar on Values on May 14-17, 1997 which was
participated in by 18 youth leaders some of whom are Sangguniang
Kabataan members of Quezon City. 4-day Seminars will be held starting
May 19 to June 2, 1997.
Sponsors Seminar for Youth Leaders
Mobilization of Japanese Missionaries
In an official letter from the Continental Director, Father ordered
the South American countries to send their missionaries to Thailand,
Taiwan, and Philippines. Because of the fruitful result of the Asian
Providence, each of the three nations will receive 120 Japanese
missionaries. 35 Japanese sisters have already arrived. Rev. Wataru
Funami, the representative couple of Eve nation, immediately sent them
to the different regions around the country and gave them the mission
to witness in preparation for the 3.6 million couple blessing.
Radio Broadcast in the Philippines
Over DZMQ 556 kHz, "TINIG NG PAGKAKAISA" Radio Broadcast Ministry had
their first airing last May 11, 1997 in Dagupan City. From 6:00 p.m.
to 7:00 p.m. every Sunday you can hear Kuya Eric Niduasa and his
special guest (a prominent DP lecturer) profoundly discussing the
thoughts and vision of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon regarding Family Values
which are very helpful in educating the Blessed Previously Married
Couples who received the blessing through our house-to-house blessing.
The Broadcast Ministry also shares the Divine Principle and the True
Parents' Speeches. As of May 21, 1997 "Tinig ng Pagkakaisa" can be
heard thru 6 stations nationwide.
DWBL 1242 kHz [Manila] 9:30 - 11:00 p.m. every Sunday
DZYT 765 kHz [Tuguegarao] 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. every Saturday
DZBS 1368 kHz [Baguio] 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. every Sunday
DZMQ 556 kHz [Dagupan] 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. every Sunday
DXUM 819 kHz [Davao] 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. every Sunday
DXCC 828 kHz [Cagayan de Oro] 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. every Sunday
Let your spiritual children turn on their radio and tune in on our
program and be educated.
The Great Splash
Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. It was a warm breezy Saturday morning
when the splashing begun as the "Learn to Swim for Others" swimming
lesson kicked off last April 12, 1997 with Ms. Yolly Manliquez (PNRC
Governor) and our very own Atty. Celso Talaba giving the welcoming
address and opening remarks respectively.
A total of 22 participants enlisted on the 1st day and the number
soared to 32 in the next two weeks of the session (thirteen were
The Closing Ceremony was graced by Mrs. Eva de Leon - WFWP President,
Col. and Mrs. Jaime Canatoy, Mr. Rudolpho Genato - Red Cross National
Swimming Instructor and the special presence of our Continental
Director, Mrs. Chung Hae Kim.
This project was sponsored by Youth Federation for World Peace under
the auspices of Col. Jaime Canatoy and the HSA-UWC Sunday School
supported by the Philippine Blessed Families and co-sponsored by
Women's Federation for World Peace and the Philippine National Red
The graduation rites were held last May 17, 1997 at Camp Aguinaldo's
swimming pool. With a total of 27 graduates, everyone was very happy
to receive their diplomas and medals for special awards as well as a
- March 2 - Baby Girl (Jua Cielo) daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cielo Bayawa
- May 15 - Baby Boy, son of Mr. Philip and Mrs. Remy Vicencio Okeiyi
- May 16 - Baby Girl (Hwa Young) daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso and
- May 17 - Baby Boy (Young Kook) son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward and Tita