The Diocese of San Carlos recently held the “UBUNTU Walk for a Cause” in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.
Government and private groups handed toSan Carlos Bishop Gerardo Alminaza, and Maria Cristina Bahinting, Education Supervisor,proceedsof the activityfor the benefit of the “Priests' Care” and “BangonMarawi”.
This activity wasin collaboration with the Department of Education, Division of San Carlos, and the San Carlos City local government.
It was participated in by about 10,000 clergymen, St. John Mary Vianney seminarians, San Carlos Diocesan Social Action Foundation Inc. members, school clusters, teachers and students from public and private schools, parishioners and other organizations.
“I'm very happy about our UBUNTU Walk because it was a collaborative effort with DepEd and the San Carlos local government for a worthy cause, participated inby people of all ages, and a meaningful way to celebrate and mark our Pearl Jubilee as a Diocese,”Alminazasaid.
It was also a timely call to take care of our health through regular exercise, he said.
“I was personally touched to learn that some pupils/students opted to walk instead of taking the habalhabal so they could contribute their fare to the fund,” he added.
Fr. DionisioNacario Jr.,director of the Diocese of San Carlos Social Action Center, called the walk a huge success because it was for the greater good.*
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