Shailene Caparas
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Kabayans, Filipino Anglicans/Episcopalians do exist in BC! This photo was taken on July 7 as the team were setting up the booth for the July 8 Independence Day celebrations and picnic located in East Vancouver’s Slocan Park.

In the photo above we see(L-R): Father Arvin Amayag of St. Mary, Sapperton, New Westminster; Father Expedito Farinas and Felly Farinas of St. Mary the Virgin, South Hill, Vancouver; Shailene Caparas, comptroller for the diocese of New Westminster; Father Wilmer Toyoken of St. Michael, Vancouver and an unidentified younger booth volunteer. Also present was the Venerable Fr. Louie Engnan of St. Michael, Surrey.

The Philippines Cultural Pista Ng Bayan Society would like to thank  the diocese of New Westminster and the Anglican Church of Canada for supporting the Philippine Independence Day Pista ng Bayan 2018!