2016 Foundation Day and Blessing Ceremony in Dominican Republic
FFWPU Dominican Republic, Leonidas Belliard: On Fenbruary 20, at 4:00pm, a especial group of Ambassadors for peace, distinguish guests from relatives of two couples for blessing and more than 100 members, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification in Santo Domingo, held the Third Aniversary of Foundation Day and the Cosmic Blessing Ceremony. 150 persons participated.
The Foundation Day was led by Rev. Takashi Kono, our japanese National Messiah, living for 20 years in our nation. He explained the about greatness of True Parent who achived this great day of beginning of Cheon Il Guk on earth. He said that for first time God can dwell with human been together in heaven and on earth, so we should be very greatful to True Parents buecause they are the ones who had opened the door of heaven for us.
After that we began the Cosmic Blessing Ceremony with two nice couple simbolyzing the heaven blessing to our nation. The first one is a second generation couple (Mr. Justson Daugherty & Miss. Eiwa Garcia Brito ) and the second one is the first generation couple (Mr. Antonio Nuñez & Mrs. Regina Hilario.) Both couple were very happy to participate in this special blessing ceremony. After the entrance of couples and officiators, we watched a video recorded from main blessing ceremony done in Korea, and after the video, the officiators, national leader couple guided the local blessing ceremony.
Parents of blessed couples gave a wonderful gratitude words to all participants and to True Parent and Heaven. Hearing these words participants were so moveed and later they congratulated the blessed couples willingly and they said they wish to participate in next blessing ceremony.
And it was an amazing testimony for all participants.
We anounced the next blessing ceremony to be held for couples from home churches activities on July 17th, 2016. We are vey greatful to True Parents for giving us this oportunity to guide blessing ceremony for the salvation of our Dominican Republic.