MARCH 03, 2018 – 10 MEMBERS OF SJBP MINISTRY OF LITURGICAL MUSIC COMPLETE BASIC FORMATION SEMINAR

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Last March 3, 2018, ten members of the Music Ministry from Balong-Bato Choir completed the Basic Formation program. This was conducted by the Archdiocesan Liturgical Commission for new members of the Ministry of Liturgical Music. This program is composed of two parts: 1) Liturgical Formation (given last Feb 10 at Arzobispado de Manila) and 2) Doctrinal Formation (held last March 3 at Lay Formation Chapel, San Carlos Seminary Complex). Choir members are required to attend both seminars for them ...
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MAY 27, 2018 – WORSHIP MINISTRY HOLDS FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR 2018

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May 27, 2018, on the occasion of the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity, 262 members of the Worship Ministry gathered for their first General Assembly for the year, which was held at the Parish Celebration Hall at 11:00 AM. All Worship Liturgical Ministers, namely the Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Communion, Ministry of Lectors and Commentators, Ministry of Liturgical Music, Ministry of Greeters and Collectors, Ministry of Altar Servers, and Multi Media Liturgical Servers were required ...
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March 07, 2017 – Msgr. Nestor Introduces Solo Singers for Daily Masses

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On March 7, 2017, during the 6:00 PM mass, Msgr. Nestor announced to the parishioners present the newly formed Ministry of Mass Solo Singers. The said ministry is composed of Aaron Estrada, Lady Valerie Golpo, Monica Macavinta, and Paulo Perez as their coordinator. The four has been assigned by Msgr. Nestor to lead the singing during weekday masses, in order to make each mass livelier, and encourage parishioners to actively participate in the singing.
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January 06, 2017 – MLM Thanksgiving Party

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After the success of the Himig Handog Fund Raising Concert last December 30, 2016, the Ministry of Liturgical Music (MLM) celebrated their New Year Thanksgiving Party last January 06, 2017, sponsored by our very generous Madame Mayor Guia Gomez at her home in Ibuna St. cor. P. Guevarra St., San Juan City.  It was attended by 150 members of the MLM, mostly the participants in the concert.  Each choir group was assigned a particular color as theme, in order to identify their respective gro...
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December 30, 2016 – Himig Handog: MLM Fund Raising Concert

Truly a milestone! The Ministry of Liturgical Music (MLM) had their successful Himig Handog Fund Raising Concert last December 30, 2016 held inside the parish church.  12 choir groups from different Barangay BECs and combined members of the Youth Choir were the main performers of the concert. Special guests were The Voice Kids 3-Chair Turners, Gabie Mendoza and Ataska Mercado. Great performers.. Great performances.. Great concert! For non-professional singers like us (from young kids to adults)...
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December 03, 2016 -MLM Holds In-House Formation on “Music in the Liturgy”

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  As one of our activities for spiritual growth and technical development, the Ministry on Liturgical Music (MLM) had another formation seminar on Liturgical Music last December 3, 2016 at the Formation Center, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 NN.   The formation was facilitated by Mr. Ferdinand Bautista, a composer of Liturgical Music. He gave several pointers on how to be a good choir. To name a few he mentioned: to be dressed in proper attire; to ensure that line up of songs conforms with the liturgica...
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November 13, 2016 – MLM Meeting

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Last November 13,2016, Sunday at 1:00 PM, the Ministry of Liturgical Music (MLM) had their meeting for their upcoming Fund Raising Concert on December 30,2016 with a working title, "Himig Handog." Representatives from different BEC Choir Groups attended the meeting.Plans for the concert as follows were discussed:    1. Venue - inside the parish    2. Performers - MLM members    3. Special Guests - to be announced    4. Tickets prices - Php 200 and Php100    5. Sponsorship letters to be give...
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November 05, 2016 – MLM Sportsfest 2016

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  It was a bright sunny day last Saturday, November 05, 2016, when the Ministry of Liturgical Music (MLM) had their Sportsfest, which was held at the Basketball Court of St. John the Baptist Catholic School.   True sportsmanship and great camaraderie were showcased in the event. Four (4) groups, each composed of three (3) BECs were represented by team colors as follows:   Yellow Team: Batis, Corazon De Jesus & San Perfecto Blue Team: Rivera, Progreso & Salapan Green Team: Balong...
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August – October 2016 – MLM Members Attend Course Study on Liturgical Music

  Once again, our parish showed support to the Ministry of Liturgical Music (MLM) by sending 6 members to attend the Beginners Class and Intermediate Class of the Institute of Liturgical Music located at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Minor Seminary, Makati City. The class run for 12 sessions every Saturday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM during August to October, 2016   Attendees for the Beginners Class were Edgar T. Benzon, Melanie V. Benzon, and Christian De Claro; while Adrian Rafols Apacible, Lady Va...
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AUGUST 21, 2016 – The Allegory of Music: BEC CDJ Choir Celebrates 4th Year Anniversary

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  Music creates a bond that no one could break. It brings people together for a special reason. It’s a kind of language where only hearts could understand. It passes through our ears and goes straight to our souls. It’s the air we breathe, the blood that runs through every vein that keeps us alive.  We may take it for granted but if you take away the music in us, it would make a huge difference. And one form of sharing music is through singing. BEC Corazon de Jesus Choir serves every Sunda...
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