Press Conference on Symposium Updates

I. IMPORTANT REMINDERS ON THE SRP CULMINATING MASS
As per the Security Coordinator for the SRP Culminating Mass Activity on January 31, 2016 @ 4:00 PM, the following are important reminders for those who may attend in the said Eucharistic Celebration.

A. The SRP area is already open as early as in the morning on the said date for all who may attend the Statio Orbis Mass.

B. Traffic Routes at the SRP will not be closed EXCEPT for huge container vans and trucks while the activity is going on.

C. Hence, Only the BUSES of the Delegates and the Vehicles of the VIPs and other Committee in charge are allowed to park near the Templete. (They have designated parking space at the back of the Templete).

D. For those travelling via BUSES and jeepneys from the SOUTH OF CEBU, they are advised to travel up to the KAWIT ISLAND area only. Kaoshiong Buses are available at the area to bring them to the SRP Templete.

E. For those travelling via BUSES from the NORTH OF CEBU, they are advised to travel up to the MARITIMA BUILDING (near the City Hall area) area only. Kaoshiong Buses are available at the area to bring them to SRP Templete.

F. Those travelling via private and light vehicles may enter the SRP area and use the available parking space at SM Seaside City.

G. Everyone is also advised to bring with them their own chairs since the ones being prepared are reserved to the IEC 2016 Delegates only. (This may include basic necessities such as umbrella, bottled water and the likes)

II. OTHER IMPORTANT REMINDERS
A. The Archbishop of Cebu and the President of the IEC 2016, is asking for everyone’s understanding for whatever discomfort one may experience during the weeklong IEC especially on its impact to the traffic situation in many areas of Lapulapu, Mandaue and especially Cebu City. He is also inviting the faithful in general to actively attend to the other religious activities outside the IEC Pavilion, those which are OPEN to the public.

1. OPENING MASS at the PLAZA INDEPENDENCIA on January 24, 2016 at 4:00 PM which is to be led by HIS EMINENCE CHARLES CARDINAL BO, SDB, DD, Papal Legate to the IEC 2016.

2. PARISH ENCOUNTER on January 27, 2016 at 4:00 PM especially for the Parishioners of:
a. San Roque-Subangdako,
b. Gethsemane
c. Holy Family-Casuntingan
d. National Shrine of St. Joseph in Mandaue City
e. St. Joseph The Worker-Mabolo
f. St. Therese of the Child Jesus-Lahug
g. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart-Capitol
h. Our Mother of Perpetual Help-Redemptorist
i. Sto. Rosario-P. del Rosario
j. Sacred Heart-Jakosalem
k. Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
l. Our Lady of Lourdes-Punta Prinsesa
m. San Roque-Mambaling
n. Our Lady of Guadalupe-Guadalupe, Cebu City

3. VISITA IGLESIA on January 28, 2016 at 7:00 PM to the following churches and parishes:
a. Asilo de la Milagrosa Chapel
b. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart-Capitol
c. Our Mother of Perpetual Help-Redemptorist
d. Sto. Rosario-P. del Rosario
e. Sacred Heart-Jakosalem
f. Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
g. Basilica Minore del Sto. Niῆo

N.B. IEC 2016 Youth Day on January 28-29, 2016 at the Hoops Dome in Lapulapu City to the Mandani Bay at the Mandaue City Reclamation Area.

4. EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION on January 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the Cebu Provincial Capitol Grounds which is to be followed by the SOLEMN PROCESSION from the Capitol Grounds to the Plaza Independencia.
5. CULMINATING MASS / STATIO ORBIS on January 31, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the South Road Properties (SRP) with HIS EMINENCE CHARLES CARDINAL BO, SDB, DD, Papal Legate to the IEC 2016.

THANK YOU!

“Christ in us, our hope of glory” (Col.1:27)

Rev. Jonathan D. Rubin
IEC 2016 Media Relations
09223266741
[email protected]

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