August 30, 2017 – Fr. Raul Cuyag Celebrates 40th Birthday with SJBP BEC Core Group

Our dearest resident guest priest, Fr. Raul Cuyag turned 40 last August 31, 2017. During the eve of his birthday, the SJBP BEC Core Group, led by Msgr. Nestor Cerbo threw a simple birthday party for him at the Parish Celebration Hall. The simple gathering was also meant for the other core group members who are celebrating their birthday and wedding anniversaries for the month of August. The celebration started at around past 7:00 PM with the singing of "Happy Birthday" to welcome the main cel...

May 24, 2017 – Fr. Raul Celebrates His 11th Presbyteral Anniversary

On May 24, 2017, our resident guest priest, Fr. Raul Cuyag celebrated his 11th year anniversary as a priest. According to him, it only seems like yesterday when he recalls his ordination way back May 24, 2006, and he almost could not believe that it has actually been 11 years. In all his masses that day, he requested the parishioners to pray for him as he continues to fulfill God’s mission for him in this vocation. The 6PM mass was especially intended for him, and Parish BEC Core Group members ...

April 13, 2017 – Distribution of Rosaries with Prayer Request to Pray for Manila Priests

The BEC Youth Ministry and PSSDM (Parish Social Services Development Ministry) spearheaded the distribution of rosaries to pilgrims doing Visita Iglesia in our parish last April 13, 2017. Over a thousand rosaries sponsored by various generous donors were distributed. Each rosary pack contains the name of a Priest from Archdiocese of Manila, who the pilgrim is requested to pray for the entire year.  The distribution of rosaries was done after the Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper. ...

July 11-14, 2016 – Attendance in the Annual Manila Clergy Retreat

The Annual Retreat of the first batch of Manila Clergy was held on July 11-14, 2016 at St. Paul Renewal Center, in Alfonso, Cavite. Msgr. Nestor Cerbo joined the first batch of Manila Clergy retreatants. The Retreat Facilitator was His Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle, Archbishop of Manila. Cardinal Chito led the Manila Clergy in reflecting on God's Mercy and in applying it to their Ministry of the Word and Ministry of the Eucharist and to their role of shepherding and evangelization. ...

April 30, 2016 – KASAMA Apostolate at St. John the Baptist Parish, Pinaglabanan, San Juan City

  This is not my first time to undergo the apostolate program of Kapatiran ng mga Seminarista ng Arkidiyosesis ng Maynila (KASAMA). I have already been assigned to other parishes in Manila like Holy Trinity Parish (Sampaloc, Manila) and Sta. Clara de Montefalco Parish (Pasay City). St. John the Baptist Parish is the third parish in the Archdiocese of Manila where I spent my summer apostolate and allow me to share my experience with its parishioners. First of all, I never had a hard time r...

March 24, 2016 – Distribution of Rosaries with name of Manila Priest to be prayed for

The Family Rosary Crusade and the St. John the Baptist Parish Youth spearheaded the distribution of rosaries with the name of the priest of the Archdiocese of Mania to be prayed for. The distribution of the rosaries started towards lunch on Thursday, March 24, 2016 to the parishioners who were invited to pray for the priest whose name was included in the package. The activity was occasioned by the Feast of the Priests who renewed their vows of priestly service during the Chrism Mass which ...

March 24, 2016 – Chrism Mass at the Manila Cathedral

Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo, the Parish Priest of St. John the Baptist Parish, and Rev. Fr. Herbert Camacho, Asst. Parish Priest attended the Chrism Mass on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Manila Cathedral-Basilica. During the Chrism Mass, they had the Renewal of Priestly Service together with the other priests working in the Archdiocese of Manila. After the Chrism Mass, they received surprise greetings from the parishioners coming BEC Salapan, Rivera, Pedro Cruz and Tibagan. As gratitude for th...

January 22, 2016 – Sem. Gerald Palay on Urban Immersion at SJBP

Sem. Gerald Palay is having his Urban Immersion at Saint John the Baptist Parish, San Juan City. The said Urban Immersion brought him to the different BECS, Chapels, Ministries, Groups of the Parish. Sem. Gerald is having his seminary formation at San Carlos Seminary, Guadalupe Makati. He hails from the Apostolic Vicariate of Taytay, Palawan. At about more than a week in the Parish, he is going back to San Carlos Seminary on Saturday, January 23, 2106.