The Philippine Catholic Church will observe National Laity Week from September 24 to October 1, 2016. The event will be launched at Saint John the Evangelist Cathedral in Dagupan City.
The theme of this year’s National Laity Week is “Masayang Familia, Naglilingkod sa Sambahayan, sa Sambayanan!” highlighting the observance of the Year of the Family.
The week-long event will close with the Lay Leaders’ Assembly in the Visayas on October 1, 2016 to be held in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. Representatives of the affiliated national lay organizations and archdiocesan or diocesan councils of the laity are expected to flock to the two venues to participate in the celebration.