Hope from the K of C Fr. Paguia Council PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 15:35

With the installation theme, “So That Others May Know New Hope,” the Knights of Columbus (K of C) of Fr. Alfredo El Paguia SJ Council 3362 under Metropoilitan Cathedral of Immaculate Conception had their 62nd Installation of Officers and Induction of Service Program Directors and Committee last July 15, 2012. The solemn ceremony attended by special guests and families was held at the Crystal Ballroom of Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City. The K of C Fr. Paguia Council is the mother council of all K of C councils in this city.

Installed into office were SK (Sir Knight) Alvin Tahir as Grand Knight; SK Nestor Miranda as Deputy Grand Knight; SK Roseller Natividad as Chancellor; SK Jose Aquino as Recorder; SK  Midardo Alido as Financial Secretary; SK Eduardo Lozano as Treasurer; SK Rogelio Pangilinan as Warden; SK Pedro Rodriquez as Lecturer; and SK Aslfredo Camins as Advocate. The trustees are SK Silverio Zuniga, SK Santiago Gonzales Jr., and SK Lorenzo Bangalado with SK Jesus Lim and SK Danilo Militante as Guards.

Inducted were SK Jose Tan Jr. as Program Director, SK Rhoderick Enolpe as Membership Director, SK Edgardo Montero as Family Director, SK Wilfredo Gan as Church Director, SK Eduardo Arnad as Council Director, SK Timoteo Flores as Community Director, SK Victor Liozo Jr. for the Ways & Means Committee, SK Rafael Moreloas II for Sports Committee, SK Jose Aquino as Columbian Squire, and. Bro. Arturo Roca Jr.  for Public Relation.

Zamboanga City Vice-Mayor Cesar Iturralde was the special guest speaker who delivered a meaningful message in line with this year’s theme. He encouraged the council members to create more activities to encourage cammaraderie among them and to conduct projects that will benefit the less priveleged of the community as well the church they are serving. Vice-Mayor Iturralde is an active member of the K of C of Talon-Talon.

The occassion also awarded SK Orlando Africa and SK Pedro Rodriquez with the special Grand Knight Plaque of Recognition  for being active members of the council for the past 50 years and more. Their longevity as member council inspired the others to stay on and support the organization as long as they can.

Special guests were members of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI) and their Brother Knights and other guests.  Giving full support were the wives of the officers like Emie Tahir, Dr. Daisy Sainz, Mercy Tan, Pilar Castillo, Bituin Rodriquez and Mercy Tan to name a few.

By Tita Corteza

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 16:14