In celebration of the National Bible Sunday this year, the Ministry of Lectors & Commentators (MLC) once again distributed free bibles to our beloved parishioners last January 28, 2018. 10 bibles were given out (through pick-a-bible draw) after each mass, which totals to 120 bibles for that whole day. The bibles were sponsored by MLC members and by some private individuals who also donated. ] May God's Living Word bear fruit in our lives and be our source of strength and hope in survivin...


   The annual MLC (Ministry of Lectors and Commentators) Christmas Party was held last December 30, 2017, 7:00 PM at the Parish Celebration Hall. In-charge of this year’s celebration were Sis. Juno Ligunas and Sis. Karen Lumanog, who were also the emcees of the party, wearing their matching sports attire. The party started with a prayer led by Sis. Mae Quinto, while MLC President, Sis. Cionnie Sevilla gave a short welcome message for everyone. The party continued with parlor games, and group p...

October 07, 2017 – MLC’s 32nd Anniversary Celebration

7 Last October 7, 2017, the Ministry of Lectors and Commentators (MLC) of SJBP celebrated their 32nd anniversary with a get together held at the house of Sis Bebat Nabong. The lectors were surprised with the unconfirmed arrival of Msgr. Nestor Cerbo and Fr. Raul Cuyag. While waiting for the other lectors, the early comers picked their choice of head dresses, and had their photo shoots in front of the big MLC tarpaulin. The tarpaulin shows group photos previously taken with our SJBP priests in...

September 24, 2017 – MLC Monthly Meeting

The Ministry of Lectors and Commentators (MLC) held their monthly meeting last September 23, 2017 at the Parish Formation center at around 10:30 am.  The meeting started with a prayer, followed by the reading of Gospel and a short exegesis. Lectors were encouraged to share and reflect their personal experiences relating to the gospel. The meeting proceeded and Sis. Cionnie, MLC president presented the following agenda. The first one is about the attendance, in which all lectors were reminded ...

August 27, 2017 – MLC Monthly Meeting

  The monthly meeting of the Ministry of Lectors and Commentators (MLC) was held again last August 27, 2017, 4th Sunday of the month, 10:30 AM at the 2nd Floor of the Parish Formation Center. The meeting was presided by Sis. Cionnie Sevilla, MLC President. Sis. Cionnie shared to the group the reflection for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, which was the reference for sharing during the said meeting. After the quick bible-sharing, discussion of business matters followed. The members were ...

May 28, 2017 – Monthly Meeting of Ministry of Lectors and Commentators

Last May 28, 2017, the Ministry of Lectors and Commentators (MLC) held its meeting at the St. Joseph Chapel, presided by Cionnie Sevilla, MLC coordinator. The meeting started with an opening prayer by Cionnie Sevilla followed by the reading of the 2nd Reading by Jobe Viernes, a new applicant from Barangay Onse. It was then followed by the reading of Sunday’s Gospel, on the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus into Heaven, by Joel Macalincag, another new applicant from Barangay Pedro Cruz. In all of ...

April 23, 2017 – Monthly Meeting of Ministry of Lectors & Commentators

Last April 23, 2017, the Ministry of Lectors and Commentators (MLC) held its meeting at the Formation Center. The meeting started with a prayer followed by the reading of the Gospel and a sharing of reflections based on the Gospel reading. The most inspirational sharing was that of Sis Mae Quinto, who shared that whenever she is faced with trials and challenges in life, she always remembers a lady who is a member of the Couples for Christ. The family of this lady experienced 7 deaths of love...

March 26, 2017 – MLC Monthly Meeting

Last March 26, 2017, the Ministry of Lectors and Commentators (MLC) held its meeting at St.  Joseph Chapel. Cionnie Sevilla, the new Coordinator of the Ministry, started the event with a prayer. This was followed by a reading of the Gospel and a sharing of reflections. Cionnie shared Fr. Raul Cuyag’s exegesis, which was presented during the BEC Core Group prayer meeting last March 22, 2017.  Likewise, two members of the Ministry gave their life’s experiences in line with the Gospel.   After th...

March 16, 2017 – MLC Movie Block Screening of “Beauty & the Beast,” A Success!

    After weeks of promotion and ticket selling, the Ministry of Lectors and Commentators (MLC) joined the SJBP Community in the special block screening of the Disney live action movie, "Beauty and the Beast." The block screening was held last March 16, 2017 at Greenhills Promenade Cinema 5. Beauty and the Beast is one of the highly anticipated movies of 2017, which is actually a remake of the animation movie of the same title that was originally released in 1994. As such, young and old alik...

March 11, 2017 – MLC Attends Renewal Seminar at LAYFORCE Chapel

Every year, every commissioned member of the Ministry of Lectors & Commentators (MLC) undergo renewal of their service. For this year, the members attended the renewal last March 11 at the Layforce Chapel at San Carlos Seminary. It started with a mass presided by Fr. Carmelo “Jek” Arada. The gospel was read from Matthew, which centers its message on forgiving others as what Jesus has exemplified. It is not unusual for everyone to feel hurt as well as do things that would hurt others, but t...