St. George Filipino-American Association
Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz
San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila was the first Filipino Saint canonized in Manila , Philippines by Pope John Paul II in Oct. 18, 1987. The St. George Filipino American Association first introduced to celebrate the Feast of San Lorenzo in the year 1998 at St. George Parish. The generous couple Efren and Rexcee Esguerra and family donated the statue of San Lorenzo. The picture icon was painted and donated by Sister Marie Fitzpatrick.
A 9-day novena is recited prior to the celebration of the feast. The feast of San Lorenzo is celebrated every year on a Sunday nearest to the 28th of September. The statue of the Saint is processed at the beginning of the Sunday mass and followed by the parishioners and guests with statues, icons, and prayer booklets and blessed by the priest. The feast is concluded with a simple potluck provided by the SGFAA and guests.
Come and join the celebration and the fellowship!
2014-2016 SGFAA Officers
Renato E. Sacramento
- Vice President
- Recording Secretary
- Corresponding Secretary
- Assistant Treasurer
Feast of Sto. Nino
- The Feast of Sto. Nino has always been celebrated here at St. George Parish and continued by the SGFAA in the year 1995.
- Every year the feast of Sto. Nino is celebrated every 3rd Sunday of January. The statue of Sto. Nino is processed at the beginning of the mass with the people joining the procession with their own statues, icons, pictures and prayer booklets. The celebrant then blesses these religious items. Colorful flowers are also offered to the Infant Jesus.
- The occasion is also celebrated with a simple potluck feast provided by the SGFAA, parishioners and guests