Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Launching of the Book Out of the Depths

The book entitled Out of the Depths: Revisiting the Epicenter of Aglipayanism was launched at the Kalipi Training Center in Batac City on December 14, 2008. This is authored by Fr. Ericson M. Josue who is Parochial Vicar of the Immaculate Conception Parish. He had intensive discussion of the history of the Aglipayanism in Ilocos that started in the city of Batac. The book is 147 pages which is a story of evangelization , the Aglipayan outbreak and the revival of the Roman Catholicism in Batac.

The author has presented his book and cited the difficulties he had undergone while writing the book. He has mentioned the importance of a good network on the collection of the needed data and information. He had dealt with archives especially the registries of baptism, marriages and funeral in the early 1900.

The book was officially unveiled by Bishop Segio Utleg of the Roman Catholic Church with Bishop Rosario Acoba of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente and gave their respective messages in the program.

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