Hotel Owners and spouses, Eliseo and Macrina B. Aurellado had their newly-constructed hotel, CasaMarita in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur blessed on December 8, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. It was occasioned on the feast of the Immaculate Conception and in anticipation of the birth date of Bienvenida Amor who was born on December 11. (Bienvenida Amor is the sister of Marita Amor Aurellado in whose honor the hotel was constructed.) The officiating priest was Msgr. Gary Formoso, the parish priest of Vigan.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was also conducted with three members of the Aurellado clan doing the honors namely Virginia Aurellado-Mendoza, the youngest daughter of Marita Amor Aurellado; Elison Juanito B. Aurellado, the son of the hotel owners and the grandson of Marita; and Phoebe Joy Aurellado Kwek, the oldest daughter of Dr. Marion Aurellado-Kwek who is the youngest daughter of the hotel owners. Thus, the link from the matriarch Marita to her great grand offspring is symbolized by the
A thanksgiving meal followed thereafter at the Comedor of Casa Marita. Casa Marita’s construction was financed by her son, Eliseo as a symbol of filial piety and a memorial to a loving and influential mother.
Virginia Aurellado-Mendoza (center) cuts the ribbon together with Elison B. Aurellado (2 nd from the left, holding his daughter Jolene Elise) and Phoebe Joy Aurellado Kwek (4 th from left) with spouses Macrina and Eliseo, hotel owners, providing assistance.
Vigan parish priest Msgr. Gary Formoso blesses the building and its rooms while hotel owner Eliseo Aurellado looks on.
A thanksgiving meal follows the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the hotel’s dining area.