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Opening Prayer at the Senate Regular Session | March 8, 2021

“God Almighty, on this International Women’s Day, we pray for all the women in the world and the roles that they play for all humanity.
“Not only do we see in them the image of Thy Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, but also the beauty of her compassion and eternal love.
“Grant us Thy mercy and wisdom to respect and protect the weak against the wickedly strong as we walk unto Your path of righteousness and glory.
This we ask in the name of Your Son Jesus Christ. Amen.”

Opening Prayer at the Senate Regular Session | Dec. 15, 2020

“Heavenly Father, to Thee glory is sung in the highest.
“We come unto Thy loving heart, pierced by our ingratitude and sins. Lift those who sit in distress and in darkness.
“Guide us in the path of Thee for the fulfillment of Thy greater glory.
“All this we ask in the name of the strong deliverer, our only Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.”

Opening Prayer at the Senate Regular Session

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“We come before you, O loving Heavenly Father as the sun rises into this new day.
May your eternal love rise in our hearts, a love that makes us instrument of Thy peace, a love that seeks only truth and harmony.
“In the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.”

Opening Prayer for the Senate Regular Session

“In thee, God of our delight, we stand in Thy presence as we praise Your holiness.
“Let no evil this day soil anybody’s thoughts, words and hands. Let no hearts be conformed to lying vanities.
“Go forth, conquering God, as we beseech Thee in the path of righteousness. In Jesus’ name, Amen.”

Senate Bill 1662, the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, is approved on 2nd reading

The Senate adopted the findings and recommendations of the Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs on the hazing death of Horacio “Atio” Castillo III. It also approved on second reading Senate Bill 1662, which provides heavier penalties against hazing and attempts at cover-up.

Period of interpellation for committee report and SB 1662
Lacson committee pushes reclusion perpetua, hefty penalties vs hazing deaths
At a Glance: Findings and Recommendations on the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III