Fund-raising for parish
A CAMPAIGN to
raise funds for the speedy completion of the Cabatuan parish
convent and rectory was started recently so the project can be
finished before the town’s parish priest, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Amadeo
Escañan, H.P., is transferred to another parish by November.
was conceived by a group headed by Engr. Jose Maroma Jr. and has
volunteered to manage a sustained information campaign and
provide progress reports, financial updates, remittance
instructions and other useful information.
Parish Pastoral Council, the Parish Finance Council and the
Parish Apostolic Council have jointly sent letters to
Cabatuananons here and abroad informing them of the campaign.
noted that by November, Monsignor Escañan “will leave and
beautiful legacy of dedicated service during 16 years of
inspired pastoral leadership” and the “time had come for him to
move on and share with another community his abundant gifts of
dynamic vision, charisma and missionary zeal.”
added that the timely completion of the parish convent and
rectory “would be a memorable send-off gift for a well-loved
Escañan is credited for various successful projects involving
church reconstruction, Christian education, youth development
and spiritual enhancement.
P11 million, the parish convent and rectory project is now 60
percent finished with a cost-to-complete estimate of P5 million
including P900,000 in payables to credits.
wish to donate can remit their contributions to the Philippine
National Bank, De
branch in Iloilo City, for credit to:
CABATUAN PARISH CONVENT CONSTRUCTION
US Dollar A/C # 439-700426-6
Phil. Peso A/C # 439-509164-1
“We appeal to
all Cabatuananons to rally behind a vigorous fund-raising drive
to finish our convent. To those who have previously contributed,
we appeal that you give some more,” the letter read.
“To those who
may have wanted but missed earlier opportunities to give, we say
please give now and give generously. And finally to those in
distant place who may never have been previously informed we
invite you to join us in a worthy cause,” it added.
was signed by Victor Maroma, president of the Parish Pastoral
Council; Dr. Restituta Kilayko, chairperson of the Parish Finance
Council; and Elsie Mota, chairperson of the Parish Apostolic
Architectural plans and pictures on the construction work of
parish convent and rectory will soon be posted in this website.
Click here to read campaign letter on the