PGMA declares Sept. 12 as Natâ€™l Day of Prayer & Reconciliation
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has declared Sept. 12, 2008 as a
National Day of Prayer for Peace and Reconciliation of our nation.
In Proclamation No. 1555, the President said the promotion of peace
and unity among the Filipino people remains to be one of the highest
goals of the government.
Stressing the urgency for the â€œNational Day of Prayer for Peace and
Reconciliation, the President said, â€œOur country is facing several
challenges, which require the steadfast devotion of every Filipino to
work for the common good and for the betterment of our country, adding
that such a special day may serve to promote the attainment of our
She then called on the nation to look inward â€œin order to make
reaffirmation of our commitment to promote the attainment of this
goal, through personal reflection, change in attitudes, and solidarity
for the public welfare and the development of our country.â€