Earlier in the morning, during the feast of Black Nazarene at Quiapo church, a couple started making a scene in the crowd full of devotees.
The friends of the young man have papers spelled out each letter saying “Will you marry” and the “me” word was handed by the young man named Christian Genese.
The young man started kneeling down and bringing out the ring saying, “Will you marry me?” and his high school sweetheart said “Yes” to his wedding proposal.
23yr old Christian Genese proposed to his highschool sweetheart after a mass in Quiapo Church this morning. Both are based in Canada and are here for a short vacation. pic.twitter.com/gdP7UgTqA9
— maki pulido (@makipulido) January 9, 2019
When interviewed by the press, the young man said, “Gusto namin sa harap ng maraming tao”. Meanwhile, the bride to be could not believe the gesture of her boyfriend, “‘Di pa nagsi-sink in,” she said.
Christian Genese is 23 years old and Christine Orpiano is 21 years old, they have been together for six years and they are scheduled to be wed on Friday, January 11.