Prelate asks faithful in Batanes to remain steadfast in faith

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9/21/2021 4:40:00 PM

Batanes Bishop Danilo Ulep has asked the faithful to remain steadfast in their faith in the midst of “misfortune” facing the province.

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Photo from Prelature of Batanes FB“As I assure you of my prayers, I enjoin you all to remain steadfast in your faith and trust in God,” he said in a CBCP News post.“Let us turn these twin misfortune into an opportunity to show once more our resilience, bayanihan spirit, courage and our selflessness in the face of such misfortune or tragedy,” added Ulep.

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The prelate said this as he lamented the surge of COVID-19 cases on the island, which is still reeling from the devastation wrought by typhoon “Kiko.”“As if the super typhoon Kiko which caused extensive damage in Batanes was not enough, here comes yet another trial in the form of a local community transmission of Covid-19,” Ulep said.

“As Your Shepherd, I share the pain of those who were directly affected by the typhoon especially those who lost their home and property,” he added.“Likewise, I also feel the anguish and fear of those who are presently infected with the virus. I feel for their struggle in trying to fight off this disease,” said Ulep. headtopics.com

The prelate called on the faithful to cooperate with the authorities and strictly comply with the health and safety protocols to contain the spread of the virus.Batanes will be under the strictest enhanced community quarantine from Sept. 20 to Oct. 4 due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the province.

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