“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.”
“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.”
At the Senate’s regular session, some colleagues asked to be co-authors of Sen. Lacson’s Senate Resolution 580, which seeks to have the Senate convene into a constituent assembly to tackle proposed changes to the Constitution. These include Senators Tito Sotto, Gringo Honasan, Grace Poe, and Migz Zubiri.
“When I introduced my amendments, nabawasan (sa) P598 billion ang Senate version (ng DPWH budget for 2018). Na-restore lahat yan. On top of that, nadagdagan pa ng P11 billion… Kani-kanino pong mga projects yan, Mr. (Senate) President?” – Sen. Lacson at the Senate session tackling the bicameral conference committee report on the 2018 budget