“Yes, I’m no politician, have no intention to be in public office, i am a nobody, I’m a mediocre singer, I’m a lousy comedian but i make people happy, i serve the LORD, feed His children and that is my greatest contribution to the world, and my way of worshiping HIM! I have no idea how many, i don’t list down, and it doesn’t matter!”
– Arpie Patriarca
Mission Beyond Music
By Vberni Regalado (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 18, 2017
MANILA, Philippines — He was a farmer’s son from Bicol whose penchant for reading was indescribable. But he came from a poor family who had to toil day and night just to make ends meet, and books were beyond his reach.