Cebu Caritas Program Director Fr. Alden John Baran led the Rite of Commissioning of Parish Caritas volunteers of the St. Joseph the Husband of Mary Parish in Tayud, Consolacion, Cebu during the first day novena in honor of its secondary patroness St. Therese of the Child Jesus last September 22, 2022.
After the Mass, Fr. Baran blessed the Parish Caritas Center. Tayud, Consolacion Parish Priest Fr. Constantino Navales thanked Cebu Caritas for inspiring them to serve the Anawim. He also challenged the volunteers to continue to persevere in their new mission of serving the Anawim in their parish.
Cebu Caritas Inc. is the mandated social action arm of the Archdiocese of Cebu. It serves the Anawim through its Humanitarian, Developmental, and Justice and Peace programs.