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Day 5: Thanksgiving of Sr. Eppie Brasil, OP as a Dominican Sister

Solemn Mass Highlighted Sr. Eppie’s 50th as a Dominican Sister

The grand celebration of the 50th year anniversary as a Dominican sister of Sr. Eppie Brasil, OP was highlighted by solemn mass at the Chapel on the Hill, Regina RICA, Tanay, Rizal. Rev. Msgr. Rigoberto de Guzman was the main celebrant. It was concelebrated by 24 priests including the friends, classmates and students of Sr. Eppie.

The mass started by a solemn procession of five Regina flower girls ( 2 of which were children of our Kariton friends and 50 candle bearers – whose lives were touched by Sr. Eppie for the past fifty years; acolytes, lectors and mass celebrants.

Sr. Eppie renewed her vows to Bishop Capalla, DD.

In her words of thanksgiving, Sr. Eppie shared the word ALLOW as acronym for A – Accept; L – Let go and Leave all things behind; L – Laugh at Yourself; O – Obey; and W – Wait. She said, it summarized her learnings for the past fifty years of her life as a religious sister. Furthermore, her learnings helped turn her darkness into light.

Reception followed at the St. Joseph’s hall where guests, friends, benefactors, classmates and students of Sr. Eppie had a festive lunch. There was a showcase of talents of different group of Lay mission partners of the Dominican Sisters of Regina Rosarii.

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