Last October 28, 2014, marked the very successful 47th St. Jude Thaddeus Parish Fiesta Celebration in PHHC, in Tacloban City, with no less than the Bishop of Naval, Most Rev. Rev. FILOMENO BACTOL, D.D. officiating the Pontifical Mass Celebration. Hermanos Mayores for this Year of the Laity were Leyte Samar Daily Express publisher, DALMACIO “Massey” GRAFIL and ALMA MONTALLANA GRAFIL together with their children Dr. ADALINE, AILEEN and son, ZOUK THADDEUS, and DANDEE & wife AIMEE, son GAVIN AMADEUS. Newly installed parish priest of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish is the very talented Rev. Fr. RAYMUND CIPRIAN MAZO, vacated by Msgr. WILFREDO ALEJAN. 9 Days Novena were officiated by Fr. RAYMUND MAZO, Fr. CARLOS RODRIGUEZ, Fr. EDGAR MONGE, Fr. REX RAMIREZ, Msgr. WILFREDO ALEJAN, Fr. AMADEO ALVERO, Fr. CLYDE AÑOVER, and the Vigil Mass officiated by Msgr. ALEX OPINIANO. The Vigil mass was con-celebrated by 25 priests and the Pontifical Mass by 34 priests. Lots of PHHC parishioners and guests attended the joyful celebration. Officers of the St. Jude Thaddeus Parish Council are: Rev. Fr. RAYMUND CIPRIAN MAZO-Chairman; Engr. REYNALDO GALAPON-Vice-Chairman; Miss CORA GO-Secretary; Mrs. FE NAPOLES- Treasurer; Mrs. PATRIA AGUILOS-Auditor; Mr. DALMACIO GRAFIL – Chairman, Commission on Worship; Atty. ANTONIO REYNA – Chairman, Commission on Education; Mr. RODOLFO SABARRE – Chairman, Commission on Social Services; Mrs. GRACE ADLAWAN – Chairman, Commission on Temporalities; Mr. GREGORY GIL DIAZ – Chairman, Commission on Youth; Engr. CRESCENCIO GONZALES – BEC Representative; Mr. RAUL ASENSI – Barangay Representative. (Photos by Gilbert F. Arteche)