July 23, 2017 – Pagninilay sa Ika-16 na Linggo sa Karaniwang Panahon – A

PAGNINILAY SA IKA-16 NA LINGGO SA KARANIWANG PANAHON – A (Karunungan 12:13, 16-19; Roma 8:26-27; Mateo 13:24-30) Ni Msgr Nestor C. Cerbo PAKSA: ANG MABUTI LANG ANG GALING SA DIYOS NGUNIT ANG MASAMA, SA KAAWAY NG DIYOS SUBALIT PINAPAYAGAN NIYANG MAGSAMA ANG DALAWA PARA IPAKITA ANG KANYANG HABAG SA MGA MASASAMA AT ANG KANYANG HUSTISYA SA MGA MABUBUTI. Ang mabuti lang ang galing sa Diyos ngunit ang masama, sa kaaway ang Diyos. Ito ang ating natunghayan sa Ebanghelyo mula kay San Mateo. Sa Eba...
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July 19, 2017 – Parish BEC Core Group Meeting

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The weekly Parish BEC Core Group Meeting was held again last July 19, 2017, Wednesday, 7:00 PM at the 2nd Floor of the Parish Formation Center. Sis. Anabelle Mauricio, BEC Servant Leader of Tibagan led the opening prayer and songs, while Msgr. Nestor Cerbo gave the exegesis for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. After the quick bible-sharing, recognition of presence and business matters followed. Among the important topics discusses were: Brief Evaluation of Parish Night 2017 Vicaria...
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July 17, 2017 – Msgr. Nestor Hosts Appreciation Dinner to BEC Youth Core Group

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Last July 17, 2017, Monday, Msgr. Nestor Cerbo together with some youth went out for an appreciation dinner at Sodam Korean Buffet Restaurant at Brgy. Little Baguio, San Juan City. The dinner was to thank the youth who are committed to their responsibility in attending the BEC Youth Core Group Meeting even when they have other things to do. The following youth were very much appreciated by Monsignor Cerbo in their efforts in attending the BEC Youth Core Group Meeting. These include the office...
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July 17, 2017 – Monday Renewal of Devotion to St. John the Baptist

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The Monday Renewal of Devotion to St. John the Baptist was held last July 17, 2017. Novena prayer recitation and special blessing to the devotees through our parish patron's intercession was held during the 6:00 A.M., 7:00 A.M., and 6:00 P.M. masses of the said day. After the mass, some devotees would usually light candles at the St. John the Baptist Candle Garden near the belfry to offer prayers of petition and thanksgiving. St. John the Baptist, pray for us!...
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July 16, 2017 – Sunday Youth Mass

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Ang Sunday Youth Mass ay ginanap muli noong Hulyo 16, 2017 sa ganap na 6:00 ng gabi. Ang Banal na Eukaristiya ay pinangunahan ng ating Kura Paroko at Priest-In-Charge ng BEC Youth Ministry na si Rev. Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo.  Ang pambungad na awit ay pinangunahan ng mga kabataan na galing ng BEC Pasadena at BEC Balong Bato. Kasabay nito ay ang pag-prusisyon ng mga litrugical ministers at ng punong tagapagdiwang. Dinaluhan ito ng mga kabataan mula sa iba't - ibang BEC/Barangay na nasasakupa...
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July 16, 2017 – 151 Kids Register during Sunday Children’s Mass

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The Sunday Children's Mass was held last July 16, 2017, 4:00 P.M. at St. John the Baptist Parish. Rev. Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo, Parish Priest officiated the holy mass. There were 151 kids from different BECs/Barangays registered during the mass.  The Top 3 BECs best in attendance were as follows: Top 1 - BEC Corazon de Jesus (36) Top 2 - BEC Isabelita (20) Top 3 - BEC Batis (18) Ohter BECs ranked as follows: Top 4 - BEC Rivera (13) Top 5 - BEC San Perfecto & BEC Tibagan (12) To...
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July 16, 2017 – Children’s Catechesis sa BEC Salapan

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Noong Linggo, July 16, 2017, ginanap ang Children's Catechesis sa BEC Salapan at dinaluhan ito ng siyam na bata. Ang SJBP Volunteer Catechist na si Sis. Mildred Bajar ang nagturo sa mga bata tungkol sa Ebanghelyo ng araw na iyon. Dito tinalakay ni Sis. Mildred na ang Salita ng Diyos ang parang mga binhi na sinasaboy sa atin, pero ang dapat gawin natin ay isaisip, isapuso at isabuhay ito. Pagkatapos ng Children's Catechesis ay pinagsaluhan ng mga batang umattend ang munting merienda para sa kan...
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July 16, 2017 – PSSDM-Urban Family Partner’s Monthly Meeting

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Our Parish Social Services and Development Ministry (PSSDM) held its regular 3rd Sunday Urban Family Partners’ Monthly Meeting at our Parish’s St. Joseph Chapel last July 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Opening prayer was led by Sis Erlinda A. Recto from BEC Corazon de Jesus, followed by Sunday’s Gospel Reading (Matthew 13:1-23) by Sis Lilian D. Lee, our Health Team Head. The Gospel’s Reflection about “The Parable of the Sower” by Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo and Fr. Raul Cuyag was re-echoed by yours truly. ...
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July 16, 2017 – 8 Children Baptized during Sunday Community Baptism

The Sunday Community Baptism was held last July 16, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at St. John the Baptist Parish. The holy baptism was presided by Rev. Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo, Parish Priest. There were 8 children baptized with names as follows:  Bañas, Georgia Riley; Ememita, Rhaghi Nullan; Bandes, Martin Kyle C.; Villanueva, Jundelle M.; Nonato, Stanley A.; Hermosura, Joergina A.; Hemosura, Bianca A.; Cruz, Kalel Zane C. Welcome to the Christian faith! The next Sunday Community Baptism will be on Jul...
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July 16, 2017 – Reflection on the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

REFLECTION ON THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - A (Isaiah 55:10-11; Romans 8:18-23; Matthew 13: 1-23) By: Fr. Raul Cuyag THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER (Some of the points here are taken from the article of James Montgomery Boice) The Parable of the Sower concerns a sower who scatters seed, which falls on four different types of ground: THE HARD GROUND “by the way side” prevents the seed from sprouting at all, and the seed becomes nothing more than bird food. THE STONY GROUND provides enough ...
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