APRIL 22, 2018 – 55TH WORLD DAY PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS AT SJBP

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SJBP joins the whole Catholic Community in the 55th World Day of Prayer for Vocations held last April 22, 2018 on the occasion of the Good Shepherd Sunday.  In all masses, the reflections were focused on the vocation to priestly and consecrated life, encouraging young people to consider the said ways of life.    Particular intentions pertaining to vocations were also included in the Prayer of the Faithful, and Prayer for Vocations was also recited after the post communion prayer. Second ...
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APRIL 20, 2018 – HOLY HOUR FOR VOCATIONS HELD AT SJBP

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Two days before the 55th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, our parish, in communion with the other parishes in the Archdiocese of Manila held an hour of Eucharistic Adoration intended to pray for more vocations in the priestly, religious, and missionary life. It took place inside the parish church on April 20, 2018, Friday, following the 6:15 PM mass, and was presided by Fr. Mark Marbella. In his reflection, Fr. Mark shared a bit about his own vocation story, back to the time when he con...
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March 29, 2018 – Distribution of Rosaries with Prayer Request to Pray for Manila Priests

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The 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. The activity ...
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March 29, 2018 – Distribution of Agape Bread to those doing Visita Iglesia

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Last March 29, 2018, after the Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper, the PSSDM (Parish Social Services and Development)  distributed breads or "AGAPE BREAD" containing bible verses to those parishioners doing Visita Iglesia in our parish. It was an invitation to them and a reminder as well that it is not only on the bread that man lives but most of all from the words that comes from the mouth of God. The PSSDM (Parish Social Services Development Ministry) spearheaded the distribution of r...
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MARCH 29, 2018 – CHRISM MASS AT MANILA CATHEDRAL

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The Chrism Mass at Manila Cathedral was held on the morning of Maundy Thursday. Msgr. Nestor Cerbo, our parish priest, together with our resident guest priests, Fr. Raul Cuyag and Fr. Mark Marbella, attended the said celebration. Some of our parishioners also came to show their love and support to our priests, for the renewal of their priestly vows. The solemn celebration was attended by all the priests in the Archdiocese of Manila, and H.E. Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle was the main presider. ...
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MARCH 21, 2018 – FR. MARK CELEBRATES 5TH PRESBYTERAL ANNIVERSARY

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The SJBP Community joined Fr. Mark Andrew Marbella, one of our resident guest priests in celebrating his 5th Presbyteral Anniversary last March 21, 2018. A thanksgiving mass was held for him at 6:00 PM, with Msgr. Nestor Cerbo and Fr. Raul Cuyag as concelebrants. In his homily, Fr. Mark shared about the TRUTH in their mission as priests – to start their mission in a place where they are needed but not wanted, and end their mission in the same place where they are wanted, but no longer needed....
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December 03, 2017 – SJBP Opens The Year Of the Clergy And Consecrated Persons On The First Sunday Of Advent

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As we open another liturgical year, our parish, in communion with all the churches in the Philippines opens 2018 as Year of the Clergy and Consecrated Persons. This is still part of our 9-year preparation for the 500th Anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines on 2021. On the First Sunday of Advent, a CBCP Pastoral Exhortation on 2018 Year of the Clergy and Consecrated Persons was read in all masses. Likewise, our Parish Youth and Catechists interpreted the “Father Bless Me,” theme song ...
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August 30, 2017 – Fr. Raul Cuyag Celebrates 40th Birthday with SJBP BEC Core Group

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

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

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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. ...
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