Local Filipinos Remember Lives Lost in Philippines Mudslide through Prayer and Financial Assistance

February 22, 2006

The Filipino Catholic community of St. Columba parish in Oxon Hill is organizing a fund drive to assist the victims of the tragic mudslide in Guinsaugon, Philippines.

Checks payable to St. Columba Catholic Church, and marked, “Philippine Assistance” may be sent to:

St. Columba Catholic Church
7804 Livingston Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745-1731

All of the funds will be sent directly to the Diocese of Maasin in the Philippines to provide direct service and pastoral care to the affected communities.

In addition, all are invited to pray with the St. Columba Filipino community:

Saturday, March 4, 7:00 p.m. (Mass in Tagalong)
Wednesday, March 8, 7:00 p.m. (Novena and Mass in English)

For more information, please contact St. Columba at 301-567-5506.

Contact:
Susan Gibbs
Director of Communications
301-853-4515
[email protected]