Day 4 Thansgiving for 50 years of Sr. Eppie as Dominican Sister

Soft Blessing: Garden of Indigenous Forest Trees

The fourth day of the celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Sr. Eppie was highlighted by the soft blessing of the Garden of Indigenous Forest Trees (GIFT).

GIFT is a project of Green Convergence for Safe Food; Healthy Environment and Sustainable Economy; Energy Development Corporation; and the Regina Rosarii Institute for Contemplation in Asia’s– Regina RICA Foundation.

The project is lovingly dedicated to the late Dr. Oscar M. Lopez, LLD, LHD – Chairman Emeritus of Lopez Holdings Corporation.

Present during the soft blessing were Ms. Emy Sarmiento – author of the books Philippine Native Tree 101 and 102 and one of the proponents of the project; the family of Oscar Lopez; the lay mission partners, volunteers and friends of the Dominican Sisters of Regina Rosarii.

The Hail Mary Childrens’ Choir graced this momentous moment with their songs and song prayer for Sister Eppie Brasil, OP and Mr. Oscar Lopez and family.

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