Barangay Sisigon, Matnog, Sorsogon province- Philippines
newly painted chapel
It was a few weeks ago since i have posted an entry about Sisisgon Matnog Chapel Restoration and Dedication of a private chapel located within Sisigon , Matnog in the province of Sorsogon .
interior of the chapel
After a few days of repainting of the chapel and changing of old galvanized roofs. The people within the vicinity with the help of the barangay electrification program installed a light outside and inside the chapel . Newly installed steel doors were already installed and painted white . Installation of light will also help passing motorists see their way around the curve highway .
The chapel bell which was kept by one of the villagers was again brought back . It was tied on to a branch of a two decades -old mango tree.
Mr. Fronil G. Grefaldo and son of the mayor
group photo inside the chapel altar together with Ms. Marie Ubaldo ( wife of the mayor of Matnog )
Newly bought Catholic images from Tayuman , Santa Cruz , Manila . The icons were blessed by a local priest before these were enshrined inside the chapel .( Although the main icon was supposed to be Saint Jude Thaddeus . Instead, it was an image of Saint Joseph )
The wife of the current mayor donated an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe with wooden case . With the newly repainted chapel and with the refurbishment , These deeply devoted people have a place to say their prayers.
devotees and guests leaving the chapel
After the short dedication , there was a simple snack serve in one of the houses . To those who helped in the repainting , cleaning and refurbishing of the chapel , We would like to ” Thank” everyone those who assisted . Maraming Salamat Po sa Inyong Lahat !
Note: The author was there at the site during the first few days of the repainting .