2 months Sept. 8 now a special working holiday MB
By Genalyn Kabiling  President Duterte has signed a law declaring September 8 of every year as a special working holiday to commemorate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Malacañang Palace. (Photo by Richard V. Viñas / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The holiday declaration seeking to honor Mary in the predominantly Catholic nation was contained in Republic Act No. 11370 signed by the President last August 8. “September 8 of Every Year is hereby declared a special working holiday in the entire country to commemorate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary,” the law read. In 2017, ... more