By Chrisitina Hermoso
The faithful were urged on Friday to put their “trust in God more” amid the lockdown imposed by the government in Metro Manila to halt the spread of the corona virus disease (COVID-19).
In his homily during a mass held at the Our Lady of Veritas Chapel in Quezon City, Rev. Fr. Arlo Yap cited the need for the public to heed the advice of the experts on protecting oneself from the viral disease.
“The best thing to do these times is to trust in God’s merciful heart more as we listen to the recommendations of the expert against COVID-19,” the priest said.
“Let us wash our hands often. Use 70% alcohol or hand sanitizer, and follow the guidelines set by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines for churchgoers,” Yap added.
“Let us raise our hopes and put our trust in our loving God. Don’t give up your faith,” he said.
The priest urged the faithful to follow the orders of the authorities and to pray more for the safety and protection of the Filipino people.