The Diocese of San Pablo concluded the Jubilee Month of Dalaw Patron sa Kapitbahayang Katoliko (DPKK) through an online theme song writing contest held on January 29. The contest was set to search for the official theme song of the DPKK, a BEC formation project of the diocese. It has a theme of “Kapitbahayang Katoliko, Bukal ng Buhay.”
There were seven finalists in the contest and each entries exhibited the talents of Laguneños in composing religious music. The different song entries are “Dalaw Patron ng Sambayanang Katoliko” by Ahyin Aguilar (Diocesan Shrine of San Vicente Ferrer, Mamatid), “Kapitbahayang Katoliko, Bukal ng Buhay” by Carmen Suliguin Veridiano (Parokya ni San Bartolome Apostol, Nagcarlan), “Manatili Ka sa Amin” by Emma Barrion (Diocesan Shrine of St. Therése of the Child Jesus, UPLB), “Bukal ng Buhay” by Jeremy Cabilo (Holy Trinity Parish, Pansol), “Dalaw Patron, Daan ng Hamon” by Roseann Sangalang (Immaculate Conception Parish, Sta. Cruz), “Kapit Kamay sa Sambahayan” by Ralph Joshua Noriel (Nuestra Señora del Pilar Parish Brgy Suba, Majayjay), and “Sambahayang Buhay” by Margeline Tungala (Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Aplaya, Calamba.)
Ms. Tungala’s “Sambahayang Buhay” was chosen as the theme song of the DPKK. Ms. Veridiano’s “Kapitbahayang Katoliko, Bukal ng Buhay” and Ms. Sangalang’s “Dalaw Patron, Daan ng Hamon” were awarded second and third place respectively. The song entries will be available this week for general audience viewing via the Official Facebook Pages of the Diocese of San Pablo and of the Celebration of the 500 Years of Christianity of the Diocese of San Pablo.
Rev Fr. Alex Amante, Rev Fr. Boyet Siddayao, Bro. Louie Aribon, a Piano Major at the University of Santo Tomas and the Provincial Music Ministry Head of the Missionary Families of Christ Laguna, and Bro. Egay Reyes comprise the board of judges.
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