February 01, 2018 – 20 Big Rosaries

February, the love month marks the 19th anniversary of the 2,000 Hail Mary Devotion, now called 20 Big Rosaries for Jesus & Mary in our parish.  Through the intercession of Mama Mary, more petitions are granted. Devotees consider each other as family and there is much cooperation, concern, and sharing of love among members. Each devotee looks forward to this day, praying together for 8 hours with Mama Mary as our leader. Food is brought voluntarily without anybody’s request. The love offe...

September 09, 2017 – Devotional to the Blessed Virgin Mary: A 20 Big Rosary for Mary & Jesus, Healing Testimonial

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As the annual pilgrimage of Our Lady of Fatima is about to take place in our parish starting September 8, 2017, I think it is the proper time to share my testimony on how the Father Almighty thru the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary touched my life and blessed me by her presence. September 7, 2015 was a heartbreaking moment for me. I was diagnosed of a life threatening illness of CML, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia - Cancer of the blood. The series of laboratory tests were done on Septem...

September 08, 2017 – Happy Birthday Mama Mary! Welcome to our Parish, Our Lady of Fatima Pilgrim Image

  All  Marian  devotees  celebrated  our  Blessed  Mothers  birthday  last  September 08, 2017. 20 Big Rosaries was prayed from 8 am to 5:30 pm. The pilgrim image of our Lady of Fatima sponsored by CWL came to our parish and stayed with us for 5 days. White Flowers offered by devotees made the venue a very festive sight, Birthday celebrants   Bebot  Hipolito and Zeny Lucea provided breakfast for everyone. Lunch was sponsored  by Maying Villapando, Mila Enriquez brought cake and flowers. K...

July 15, 2017 – Ofelia G. Datu Bids Goodbye

(Photo taken during the 9th Day Prayer for the eternal repose of Tita Ofie last July 24, 2017, with the members of 20 Big Rosaries for Mary.) An active member of the 20 Big Rosary for Mary Devotion passed away last July 15, 2017 at the age of 81. She was battling cancer of nasopharynx before she died. She’s a classmate and childhood friend of Sis. Lou Caudal from Grade 1-6 at the San Juan Elementary School. She’s also a retired teacher and librarian at T. Alonzo Elementary School, and had also...

February 08, 2017 – SJBP Lot Undergoes Topographic Survey

The St. John the Baptist Parish Lot started to undergo topographic survey on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The M.C. Balce Surveying Services was engaged to do the project. The General Manager is Mr. Manuel C. Balce, Jr. The one that evaluated the bids was SPCastro, Inc. represented by Engr. Jay Rafols. The delivery of plans is on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, the first day of the survey, Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo met with personnel of M.C. Balce Surveying Services...

February 6, 2017 – 20 Big Rosaries for Mary & Jesus Celebrates 18th Anniversary

  The 18th Anniversary of our 20 Big Rosaries for Mary & Jesus Devotion was very successful. Such a joyous celebration! Most devotees came in red. Almost everyone brought food to be shared by all.   Caring, concern, and cooperation were expressed by each devotee. Souvenir stampitas were also distributed to everyone.   Thank you Mama Mary for all the answered petitions you interceded for us to your beloved son, Jesus. A deeper faith and love for you is in the heart of everyone.   By: L...

January 09, 2017 – 20 Big Rosaries Devotion: A Testimony from Sis. Lou Caudal

“I am a survivor of 3 cancers – two breasts and my ovary. After my first operation, the doctor told me I have only five years to live. Two years later, my other breast has to undergo radical mastectomy.   On year 2000, which happened to be a Jubilee Year, I was blessed to join a pilgrim tour to Holy Land, Lourdes, and Fatima. It was such a wonderful and beautiful experience of a lifetime.   I joined the group of Marian devotees in our parish as my thanksgiving for all the blessings I recei...

December 03, 2016 – 20 Big Rosaries for Mary, Idinaos sa BEC St. Joseph

Tuwing unang sabado ng buwan, idinadaos ng BEC St. Joseph ang buwanang 20 Big Rosaries for Mary. Ngayong kasalukuyang buwan, matagumpay itong idinaos sa Multi-purpose Hall ng Building 3 noong ika-3 ng Disyembre 2016.18   Kasama ang mga miyembro ng BEC St. Joseph Core Group at ang ilang deboto ng Mahal na Ina, ang lahat ay nanalangin ng kani-kanilang intensyon, gayundin para sa mga taong pinangakuan nilang ipapanalangin.   Nagpapasalamat kami sa lahat ng nakibahagi sa makabuluhang pananalangin n...

November 07, 2016 – 20 Big Rosaries for Mary (With Testimony by Sis. Lilia Tañada)

Ang buwanang 20 Big Rosaries for Mary, mas kilala bilang 2000 Hail Mary’s Devotion, ay ginanap noong Nobyembre 7, 2016 sa ating parokya. Isa po akong deboto na regular na nakikiisa sa pananalanging ito, at nais ko pong ibahagi sa inyo kung paano sinagot ni Mama Mary ang aking mahalagang kahilingan.   Sa tuwing magagampanan ko ang walong oras sa dalawang-libong Hail Mary’s na alay sa ating Mahal na Birheng Maria, palagi kong nasasambit ang, “Ay salamat sa Diyos! Nakabuo na naman ako ng aking ...