The Yuletide Season 2015 commenced with the start of the, “Simbang Gabi” or “Misa de Gallo” on December 16, 2015, wherein Catholic Churches or Chapels throughout the country celebrate the Holy Mass.
PNP personnel of Police Regional Office 9 spearheaded by PCSUPT MIGUEL C. ANTONIO JR., Regional Director, joined the traditional “Simbang Gabi” at St. Michael de Archangel Chapel in Camp Col. Romeo A. Abendan, since December 16, 2015 at 4:00 AM.
The nine consecutive dawn masses are sponsored by the different Divisions/Offices and attended by their Uniformed PCOs/PNCOs and Non-Uniformed PNP personnel headed by their respective Chiefs of Office.
Before the holding of each dawn mass, the PRO 9 Band members plies the camp premises and the neighboring subdivision to awaken church goers with cheerful Christmas tunes at around 3:00 AM.
In celebrating the dawn masses, it has been the intention of the Command that Zamboanga Peninsula will continue to be peaceful and the police personnel in the performance of duty will be free from danger.