The Philippine American Catholic Organization of the USA (Pacousa) will mark its 20th annual Philippine Catholic Day on August 4, 2013 at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine on State Route 269 (Marywood), Bellevue, Ohio.
The activities lined up for the observance of the Philippine Catholic Day are: Confession at the chapel, 10:30 a.m.; confession in the open church, 11:30 a.m.; holy mass in the open church, noon; lunch (bring your on lunch and drinks), 1:30 p.m.; and procession with rosary recitation, 2:30 p.m.
There will be benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and the blessing of the sick. This will be followed by a social event.
The incumbent officers of Pacousa are Gil Aromas, president; Rita Agay, secretary; and Dr. Magdalena Beltran, treasurer. The members of the board of trustees are Leo and Esther Alvarado, Lisa Aromas, Benny Beltran, Leroy and Alice Golembiewski, Pete and Mila Nerida, Nina Pascua, Perlita Ramos, Cris and Luz Reyes, Ed and Thelma Shea, and Benita Tabler.