September 16, 2017 – Ministry of Altar Servers Celebrates 42nd Anniversary

On September 16, 2017, Saturday, the Ministry of Altar Servers celebrated its 42 years as a ministry in St. John the Baptist Parish. The celebration started with the Holy Eucharist at 5:30 pm with Monsignor Nestor C. Cerbo as the presider. After the homily, there was the induction and blessing of the new officers of the Ministry of Altar Servers. The newly elected officers were as follows: Coordinator: Herwin U. Fortuno Assistant Coordinator: John Paul O. Alejo Secretary: Caneil Alfonso DC....

September 01, 2017 – Ministry of Altar Servers Meeting and Election

On September 01, 2017 the Ministry of Altar Servers had a special meeting at the Formation Center. It started from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The said meeting began with bible sharing using the exegesis of Monsignor Cerbo. The gospel talks about carrying your own cross, denying oneself and following God’s will which was timely because the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno was in the parish, reminding us that Jesus carried a cross that saved us and in return we should be thankful by following His commandment...

July 22, 2017 – MAS Holds Film – Viewing of “Hacksaw Ridge”

On July 22, 2017, Saturday, the Ministry of Altar Servers (MAS) held their third week activity which was a film viewing activity. It started at 2:00 pm at the Formation Center. The activity was open to all members of MAS with the objective of having a bonding activity, and at the same time as a reward for their service during the novena and fiesta masses at St. John the Baptist Parish. Though it's a bonding activity, the movie they watched has a positive value. The movie entitled “Hacksaw Ridge...

May 15, 2017 – Ministry of Altar Servers Summer Outing 2017

The Ministry of Altar Servers had their annual outing last May 15, 2017, Monday. They attend the 6:00 am mass to thank God for that blessing and to guide them on their way to the resort. They left St. John the Baptist Parish at 6:45 am to go to Villa De Rio Resort in Taytay, Antipolo City. It was a blessing for being active, responsible and committed altar servers who served from Simbang Gabi activities up to holy week masses. The number of altar servers who joined was 24 with the sacrista...

April 02, 2017 – Eight New Altar Servers, Commissioned

The Fifth Sunday of lent last April 2, 2017 was the most memorable day for the eight new altar servers of our parish. This is the day that they have all been waiting for - the day of their commissioning. After a long time of studying and training, they are now ready to serve God and His people. The rite of commissioning was presided by Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo. The newly commissioned altar servers are:   Ian Migelle Telan Aaron Oliver Estrada Danielle Simon Floyd Gabales James Pacia Marlan Mani...

January 20, 2017 – Ministry of Altar Servers Holds Thanksgiving Mass and Party

On January 20, 2017, Friday, our Ministry of Altar Servers held their thanksgiving mass and party. Thanksgiving because the ministry is very thankful for the blessings we received for the year 2016, especially during the Simbang Gabi masses, and for our new members. The thanksgiving mass was at 6:00 PM, and was presided by Fr. Raul Cuyag. The thanksgiving party started 7:00 PM at the Celebration hall. There were games and dinner for the ministry. Msgr. Nestor Cerbo gave a shor...

October 22, 2016 – Ministry of Altar Servers Weekly Meeting

The Ministry of Altar Servers of SJBP recently conducted their weekly meeting last October 22, 2016,    1:00 P.M. at the Parish Formation Center.   On top of the usual agenda, the meeting also included the second part of their formation about Apologetics.   Apologetics is a theological science which has for its purpose, the explanation and defense of the Catholic faith, which is very important for the Altar Servers to know, as well as all Catholics. The specific topic concerning the Divini...

September 17, 2016 – Ministry of Altar Servers 41st Anniversary

Last Saturday, September 17, 2016, we, the Minisry of Altar Servers of Saint John the Baptist Parish, celebrated our 41stanniversary. It was held 7:00 PM at the Parish Celebration Hall.   As usual, we brought food (pancit, embutido, pizza) for everybody to eat. Sis. Mary Pacheco donated fried chicken and rice. From the ministry’s fund, we bought ice cream. Everybody ate till they're full. Even Msgr. Nestor Cebo ate with us. We also had games like "the nerd game" and "pak ganern". Monsi gave a s...

July 15, 2016 – Ministry of Altar Servers’ Movie Night

On July15, 2016 after the thanksgiving mass for the 122nd Anniversary of SJBP, the Ministry of Altar servers had a short meeting then a movie night. It held at the celebration hall from 7pm to 9:45pm. There were lots of pizza, nachos, cheese rings and soft drinks. The said activity was sponsored by our generous spiritual director, Fr. Herbert Camacho. He planned to treat the altar servers who helped and served during karakol, dalaw ni San Juan processions, novena masses and fiesta mass. ...

May 23, 2016 – Ministry of Altar Servers Summer Outing

It’s the time of the year when the Altar Servers of Saint John the Baptist Parish bond with each other as brothers. Every year, we enjoy the hot summer days by going out to swim, eat, sing and CELEBRATE! We always serve at our parish and as a gift for the altar servers, we give ourselves a break. This year, we, together with Fr. Herbert, decided to go to Villa Kamagong in Bacoor, Cavite. On the way there, we prayed the Guardian Angel Prayer or what we call the “Angel of God” prayer. We en...