DeMolay Chapter’s Mother’s Day Event

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On May 12, 2024, the Gentlemen of Serafin V. Aguilar Chapter No. 10, Order of DeMolay, embraced the essence of Mother’s Day with a poignant celebration program. This event served as a platform for active members to express their deep-seated gratitude towards their mothers, weaving a tapestry of cherished memories and heartfelt messages that illuminated the chapter room with laughter and sincere emotions. Each active member took the stage, sharing personal anecdotes and tributes that underscored the unwavering support and love they had received from their mothers throughout their lives.

Brother Kyle Balbin’s delivery of the Flower Talk during the program added a symbolic touch to the proceedings. The Flower Talk, a ceremonial tradition within the Order of DeMolay, highlights the Virtue of Filial Love, emphasizing the profound significance of respecting and honoring one’s parents and family. This ritual, steeped in tradition and meaning, served to underscore the values of gratitude and familial bonds that are at the core of the Order of DeMolay’s ethos, resonating deeply with all those present.

Following the moving tributes and ceremonial aspects of the program, the actives and their mothers gathered for a shared lunch, further cementing the spirit of togetherness and appreciation that defined the day’s celebrations. The communal meal provided an opportunity for members to bond with their mothers in a relaxed setting, fostering deeper connections and a sense of unity that transcended the confines of the chapter room. Through this shared experience, the actives and their mothers strengthened their relationships and created lasting memories that would endure beyond the confines of the Mother’s Day program.

In closing, the organizers extended their heartfelt thanks to every mother and active member who graced the Mother’s Day program with their presence, recognizing that their participation was integral to the event’s success. The program served as a touching tribute to the pivotal role mothers play in shaping the lives of the young men within the Order of DeMolay, underscoring the enduring values of love, respect, and gratitude that form the foundation of the organization. As the day drew to a close, the echoes of laughter, shared stories, and heartfelt expressions of appreciation lingered in the air, a testament to the enduring bonds of family and fellowship that define the Order of DeMolay.

Written by Bro. John Louie Marfil, Chev., LOH, PP FDSAC#46