MESSAGE OF ARCHBISHOP
My Dear People of God in the
Archdiocese of Zamboanga
On May 19, 2008 the Archdiocese of Zamboanga will
celebrate its Golden Jubilee as an Archdiocese.
It will be a day of much rejoicing and thanksgiving
for us. It is a day for truly counting the bountiful
blessings the Lord has given us in the past fifty
years. It is also a celebration that should bring us
ever closer to one another as a local church; a day
that should challenge each one of us to work harder
for greater solidarity among us but most especially
with those who are less fortunate in life among us.
It must also be a celebration that should renew our
trust and hope in the Lord as we together face the
I am sure that the Lord will bless our Golden Jubilee
Celebration. He will grant us the grace to grow
stronger in our faith in him; and the grace to bring
to us a deeper commitment to continue serving the
Let us come together and celebrate our Golden
Jubilee! Let us come together to give praise and
thanks to the Lord!
Romulo G. Valles, DD
Archbishop of Zamboanga