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‘Eucharistic Transformation’ coming to two parishes

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SAN DIEGO — The Diocesan Commission for Filipino Catholics and the parishes of St. Mary’s (National City) and Good Shepherd will present “Eucharistic Transformation” with Father Jerry Orbos, a priest of the Society of the Divine Word.

Father Orbos will celebrate the 5 p.m. vigil Mass, Saturday, March 4, in St. Mary’s Ortmann Center (located at 707 E Ave., National City 91950). He will also celebrate the noon Mass, Sunday, March 5, at Good Shepherd Parish.

Following both Masses, there will be meditation and songs by Fatima Soriano; an inspirational talk by Father Orbos; catechetical ministry for the sick, including Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament, a general healing prayer over the people, and imposition of the brown scapular; and a book signing.

The event is being offered in honor of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines and the U.S. bishops’ National Eucharistic Revival.

For more information, contact Yola Arguilla (St. Mary’s) at (619) 245-3285 or Cenon Crisostomo (Good Shepherd) at (858) 774-0169.

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