Camarines Sur Rep. Gabriel Bordado and family fulfill religious duties online


Camarines Sur Rep. Gabriel Bordado and his family made sure to continue their tradition of observing the way of the cross during Holy Week while still observing quarantine measures.

In a recent Facebook post, Bordado said he and his siblings and other relatives who were abroad and in different parts of the Philippines were able to observe the ritual through the Zoom video conferencing application.

He said this was historic as it was the first time the family was able to harness the power of technology to continue their religious rituals.

It was also touching and cathartic, he said.

Some things may have changed, but there are things that will not be forgotten!

“ONLINE FAMILY REUNION–AND WAY OF THE CROSS: In view of the world-wide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, my New Delhi-based brother Genaro Gabriel Bordado V of the United Nations-International Labor Organization and my sister Maricor Icoy Bordado Soriano(and husband Mar Soriano), backed by the IT-savvy millennials in the brood, initiated, through the Zoom app, our first ever online WAY OF THE CROSS, enabling us to reach out to our Canada-based sister Sylvia, her son Jeremy Gabriel B. Alfonso along with my other nephew Juan Gabriel Bordado XI and his girlfriend Rielle. Ditto with Australia-based niece Ria Bordado and hubby Ryan.

Aside from being historic, it proved to be quite touching–and cathartic, to a certain extent. To GOD be the glory!

Photos by Maricor Soriano,” Bordado posted.