The Parish Social Services & Development Ministry (PSSDM) held their Monthly Meeting last June 10, 2018, 2:00pm at the Ground Floor of our Parish Formation Center.

Attendees were as follows:   Bernadette E. Ramirez,   Buenaventura (Boy) S. Eli, Jr., Monica E. Griba, Lilian D. Lee, Julieta B. Maneja, Cynthia A. Jimeno, Jasmin Lumanog, Janet T. Arinzol, Susan Labaco, Hilda Arinzol, Ma. Theresa Flameniano, and myself, Melinda S. Eli.


The meeting started with opening prayer led by Sis Hilda, followed by the Sunday’s Gospel Reading by Sis. Julie (Mk 3:20-35), and the Exegesis of our beloved Parish Priest, Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo on the said Gospel’s Theme: “Sa Pakikibaka Natin Laban Sa Pwersa ng Masama, Mayroong Mga Kontra at Mayroon Ding Katulong Na Sanhi Ng Ating Pagwawagi” was read by myself. Personal reflections were shared by Sis Monica, Sis Bernadette and Bro. Boy.


Nowadays, we really live in a difficult environment, and it’s critical to work and stay away from every form of evil.  Therefore, we should continually pray that the favor of God and the Holy Spirit will rest on us. He is only the one who can change circumstances, protect us from harm, and deliver us from all evil around us. If our ultimate goal is to please and delight our Lord and we will never go wrong.


Then, we proceeded with our agenda as follows:

  1. SHEPHERDING: Volunteer Management – Submission of Monthly Report will be every 20th of the Month; Community Empowerment – Schedule of Proper Clustering of Family Partners will be scheduled before end of June.


  1. TEACHING: June 30, 2018 (Sat.); 8:00am – 5:00pm Formators’ Meeting (Dry-run/Tutorial) @ San Felipe Neri.


  1. MISSION : 1) Youth Servant Leadership & Education Program (YSLEP); YSLEP Monitoring & Evaluation: 1st Sunday of the Month (Formation); (YSLEP Team:  Coordinator, PSSDM,  Formator, YSLEP Head & Life Coach); YSLEP (New) Orientation:  June 12, 2018; 8:00am – 12nn @ Caritas Manila; 2) DAMAYAN :  Meeting @ Caritas Manila – June 28, 2018 (Thurs.); 9:00am – 12:00nn – Ministry on Environment & Disaster; Preparedness (Cherry B. Estocado) 1:00pm – 4:00pm   –  Good Samaritan Program (Susan C. Labaco).


  1. Other matters/Parish Concerns: Various Upcoming Parish Activities


Closing Prayer was led by Bro. Boy and the meeting was ended at 4:30pm.


The next meeting will be on July 14, 2018.


       By: Melinda S. Eli





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