Mayor Cortes to 53 couples in mass marriage: Pray, persevere and be patient with each other

Some 53 couples were married in a mass wedding officiated by Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes at the Mandaue City Sports and Culture Complex. | Marie-Rose Sagarino

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mayor of Mandaue, Jonas Cortes, encouraged the 53 couples who married in today’s mass wedding at the Mandaue City Sports and Culture Complex to pray, persevere and be patient with each other. others.

Mayor Cortes, who took the wedding vows for the 53 couples, told the couples to love and respect each other.

Marriage in its most recent sense is a union of co-equals with no one exercising dominance over the other. Way mulabaw ug way nilabaw (No one should be superior to another) except for love and respect for each other,” Cortes said.

“Atoang timan-an nga niining kalibutana, the perfect marriage does not exist. Naa gyud na ang pagsuway, ang lalis, but always remember to persevere. Of course, discussion is much better than discussion,” he said. -he adds.

(Let us remember that in this world, the perfect marriage does not exist. There are always challenges and arguments, but always remember to persevere. Sacrifice will be necessary and above all prayer, and there is what ‘they say discussion is far better than an argument.)

The mass wedding this morning was organized by the Mandaue city government, which was one of the activities of the 53rd anniversary of the city’s Charter Day on August 30.

The ceremony also took place in the presence of some municipal councillors.

The city sponsored mass marriage to provide opportunities for Mandauehanon couples who had lived together but could not afford to legalize their union.

Among those who got married were Marman Demape and Rubylyn Sungahid-Demape. Marman and Rubylyn have lived together for 13 years and have two children.

“Naa gyud mi plano nga magpakasal pero wala mi kaya maong pasalamat kaayo mi nga naay libreng kasal,” Rubylyn said.

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Some 53 couples were married in a mass wedding today, celebrated by Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes at the Mandaue City Sports and Culture Complex. | Marie-Rose Sagarino

After the ceremony, the newlyweds took part in the traditional cake cutting and wine tasting.

Each couple also received a free 50-kilogram bag of rice, a wedding cake, a wedding ring, wine and a souvenir gift, among other things.

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