Jastine Valdez will be remembered today at one of the biggest annual gatherings for the Filipino community in Ireland.
The 24 year old student from Enniskerry, County Wicklow was abducted and murdered last May after moving to Ireland three years ago, to be with her parents.
A special prayer will be said in her honour as hundreds of Filipinos are joined by their Irish friends for an outdoor procession at 1pm.
This will be followed by Mass, as part of the Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia, at St Joseph’s Church, on Berkeley Road in the city centre.
The Tallaght IT student was was abducted and murdered by Mark Hennessy in May.