THE House of Representatives led by Speaker Lord Allan Velasco joined the nation in observing the Palm Sunday which marks the beginning of the Lenten week.
In a statement, Velasco appealed to the Filipinos to reflect and keep on praying not just for themselves but for the entire country to survive in this difficult time.
“During the holiest of weeks, may the time we spend reflecting on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ bring us greater awareness of God’s eternal, unstoppable and unconditional love for us,” Velasco said.
“We join our fellow Christians in observing Palm Sunday. Wishing everyone a blessed Palm Sunday! “he added.
He asked every Filipino to pray for peace to reign throughout the world and for the COVID-19 pandemic to end soon.