Hermosa, Bataan—The conduct of the first Mass in decades on Tuesday at the Riverforest Development Corp. (RDC) compound in Barangay Sumalo here has ushered in hope and unity in the community, company officials said.
“The Mass, celebrated by Fr. Renato Calampinay of the Parish of New San Jose, Dinalupihan, was a blissful welcome for the new year 2020,” said RDC Estate Development Manager Dani Beltran.
“We are faced with many challenges, and we want guidance and blessings from our Almighty God”, Beltran said.
“May this 2020 be the year of enlightenment and oneness in the community. We hope remarkable development happens this year in Sumalo estate to be able to pitch in for the progress of the province,” he added.
RDC develops the 213-hectare Litton property in Sumalo, as village residents are occupying portion of the titled property.
Community people and RDC employees attended the mass. Beltran also thanked Diocese of Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos.