AdZU Hosts La Parroquia: A Photo Exhibit
An exhibit featuring reproductions of lithographs of 1850s, photos of circa 1900, and artifacts of Zamboanga Church was opened last November 17 at 4:30 PM, at The Gallery of the Peninsula and the Archipelago, Ateneo de Zamboanga University. It was graced by Fr. Tony Moreno, AdZU president, and Abp. Romulo Valles, Archbishop of Zamboanga Archdiocese with visitors and students from the city. The exhibit was preceded by a lecture featuring the Archdiocesan Period (1958 - Present) of the Zamboanga Catholic Church history given by Dr. Aireen Barrios, Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, and Dr. Robert Panaguiton, Director of the Institute of Cultural Studies for Western Mindanao, AdZU at the Carlos Dominguez Conference Hall, LRC, Ateneo La Purisima Campus. Two featured lectures on Marian devotion and church registers as sources of church history are scheduled on December 3, from 2:00 to 4:30 PM at the same Gallery.
The exhibit, dubbed as La Parroquia: A History of the Catholic Church in Zamboanga, 1635 - Present: A Photo Exhibit, is presented by the Ateneo de Zamboanga University in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Zamboanga as part of the celebration of the Golden Jubilee as an Archdiocese (1958 - 2008) and Centennial Anniversary as a Diocese (1910 - 2010) of the Catholic Church of Zamboanga.
The exhibit will run until December 20, 2008 and can be visited from 9:00 to 12:00 noon and 1:00 to 6:00 pm from Mondays to Fridays and 8:00 to 12:00 noon on Saturdays at The Gallery of the Peninsula and the Archipelago, AdZU, La Purisima Campus. For inquiries, you may contact Tricia or Eunice at the telephone number 991 0871, local 4301.