DSCN0684_webMANILA, June 18, 2013— Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will be speaking at the Family Rosary Crusade (FRC) Philippines 8th general assembly in Manila on Saturday.

The whole-day event on June 22 at the Pius XII Catholic Center is expected to attract hundreds of participants from different dioceses across the country.

Tagle, who is currently in Rome after he formally took possession of his titular church, will deliver the keynote address to the assembly, which will start at 7 a.m.

Organizers said that Family Rosary International director Fr. James Phalan, CSC, is also attending the occasion to talk on the “Year of Faith, New Evangelization and Family Rosary.”

Radio-TV personality Angelique Lazo is also set to deliver a talk on “Faith and Media.”

The assembly will end with a Mass to be presided by Parañaque Bishop Jesse Mercado, chair of the CBCP Episcopal Commission on the Laity.

FRC continues to spread devotion to family rosary prayer through their on-the-ground groups, composed of lay volunteers that work locally in parishes throughout the country. (CBCPNews)