Prayer vigil continues for Robredo, companions


Posted at Aug 20 2012 08:11 PM | Updated as of Aug 21 2012 04:11 AM

MANILA, Philippines - The prayer vigil for the missing Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and pilots Jessup Bahinting and Kshitiz Chand is continuing at La Salle Greenhills Monday and Tuesday, the Palace said.

The Office of the Presidential Spokesperson, in a press statement, said a mass will be held at 10 p.m. at the the National Shrine of the Divine Child in La Salle Greenhills, Mandaluyong City.

The vigil will then continue until 12:30 a.m. and resumes at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Mass will be celebrated against at 11 a.m.

The vigil is open to the public.

"There will also be a Mass at 5 p.m. at the Saint Peter Parish: Shrine of Leaders, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City. That Mass will also be open to the public," the Palace statement said.

"Tomorrow is the 19th anniversary of the martyrdom of Ninoy Aquino. We invite the public to join the vigil, in memory of Ninoy and his faith in the Filipino and faith in God; and in hopeful solidarity with concerned citizens who remain hopeful of rescue for Secretary Jesse Robredo and his two companions," Malacañang said.