Baguio City, August 27, 2023: In a spectacular display of tradition and commitment, the DeMolay Baguio Chapter #9, sponsored by Baguio Lodge #67, marked a historic moment with the installation of its dedicated officers under the theme “Empowering the youth: Bridging generational leaders of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.“
The ceremony, characterized by grace and dignity, served as a reaffirmation of the chapter’s dedication to the timeless principles of the DeMolay fraternity. Distinguished guests, along with members, gathered to support the newly installed officers. The key figures leading the installation included Jalen Keith Billy P. Fagayan, PMC, PRMC as Installing Officer, and a team of esteemed leaders guiding the path of service.
The newly elected and appointed officers, a beacon of commitment and willingness to serve, promise to uphold the fraternity’s values and act as role models for both their brothers and the community.
Adding to the triumph, the DeMolay Baguio Chapter was honored with a prestigious Recognition Award. Grand Master Edward Y. Chua bestowed this esteemed accolade, acknowledging the chapter’s outstanding efforts. The recognition was a testament to the chapter’s commitment to excellence, notably highlighted by hosting the Luzon Jurisdictional Conclave 2023 in June—an event that united DeMolays nationwide in a celebration of learning and camaraderie.
Majority Service Celebration:
Beyond installations and accolades, a hidden gem shone brightly during this occasion—the Majority Service of the cherished Active members of the Order of DeMolay. This celebration marked years of dedication, learning, and growth within the fraternity.
The Majority Service isn’t just a milestone; it’s a testament to the enduring spirit of DeMolay. These young men, having embraced and embodied the fraternity’s values, now transition into roles as mentors and leaders. As they carry the torch of DeMolay forward, they illuminate the path for others to follow.
Triad of Achievements:
Celebrating this triad of achievements—the installation of devoted officers, the prestigious Recognition Award, and the Majority Service of Active members—represents pivotal chapters in the collective story of the Order of DeMolay. This moment is a celebration of commitment, unyielding determination, and the camaraderie that defines the fraternity.
As we honor our past, embrace our present, and eagerly anticipate the future beneath the timeless banner of DeMolay, congratulations to all who have contributed to these accomplishments. Hand in hand, united by the unbreakable bonds of brotherhood and the enduring principles of the Order of DeMolay, we will continue to shape a brighter tomorrow.
Written by Bro. Bro Kevin Rex D. Quilang
Edited by Bro. John Louie Marfil, Chev., LOH, FDSAC #46 PP