Proclamation No. 654, s. 2013


Published: 2013-09-25

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MALACAÑAN PALACE

MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 654

AMENDING PROCLAMATION NO. 776 (S. 1991) BY DECLARING EVERY FRIDAY IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE FEAST OF OUR LADY OF PEÑAFRANCIA AS A SPECIAL DAY IN THE CITY OF NAGA

WHEREAS, Proclamation No. 776 (S. 1991) declares every Friday immediately preceding the third Sunday of the month of September of every year as special day in the City of Naga, in commemoration of the Feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia;

WHEREAS, the date of the Peñafrancia Festival was moved to the Sunday following the octave of the Feast of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary; and,

WHEREAS, the Office of the Mayor requested that every Friday immediately preceding the Peñafrancia Festival be declared as a special day in the City of Naga, to strengthen the cultural and religious values of Nagueños.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby amend Proclamation 776 (s. 1991) by declaring every Friday immediately preceding the feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia as a special day in the City of Naga.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 25th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Thirteen.

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

By the President:

(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA JR.
Executive Secretary