On December 12, 2018, the communities of St. Paul University Philippines (SPUP) and St. Paul Hospital of Tuguegarao (SPHT) conducted the annual “Blessings Behind Bars,” as part of their Christmas Apostolate to the Inmates at the Cagayan Provincial Jail (CPJ, in Carig) and at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP, in Catagamman) respectively.

The celebration was held in songs and praise; gift-giving; and, was highlighted by the inmates’ veneration (pahalik) to the Child Jesus led by Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC (University President).

The management of CPJ and BJMP through Mr. Nereo Borrinaga (Deputy Provincial Warden) and Atty. Bonifacio Guitering (Tuguegarao City District Jail Warden) expressed their gratitude to the SPUP and SPHT communities for the conduct of the Christmas activity for the inmates.