The city officials and employees headed by Mayor Carlo P. Rabat paused from weeklong celebration Araw ng Mati 2016 to say their prayers and thanksgiving in the holy sacrifice of the mass officiated by Rev. Fr. Edito Baño, the Administrator of the Diocese of Mati and Parochial Vicar of San Nicolas de Tolentino Cathedral, as they commemorate the 9th City of Mati’s founding anniversary.