23 August 2022, Chicago – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, represented by Assistance-to-Nationals (ATN) Officer Eunika Lesli Leyva-Tiongco and Cultural Officer Fritz John De Jesus, joined the 2022 Santo Niño De Agosto Fiesta Celebration held on 20 August 2022 at St. Dismas Church in Waukegan, Illinois.
The Santo Niño De Agosto Fiesta Celebration is a signature project of the Society of the Beloved Disciple since the group’s founding in 1996. It aims to gather in one place all Santo Niño devotees in Illinois and neighboring states to celebrate Sinulog during summer.
During the event, a holy mass was celebrated by Fr. Leoncio Santiago, followed by a procession of Santo Niño images and a fellowship gathering among the group’s members.