November 11, 2017 – SJBP-PSSDM Monthly Meeting

Our Parish Social Services & Development Ministry (PSSDM) held its regular monthly meeting at the Ground Floor of our Parish’s Formation Center last November 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Attendees were as follows:  Lilian D. Lee, Bernadette E. Ramirez, Buenaventura (Boy) S. Eli, Jr., Azucena G. Acoba, Cynthia A. Jimeno, Monica E. Griba,  Diana T. Cabubas, Julieta B. Maneja, Jasmin Lumanog,  Melanie R. Solera, Jocelyn R. Batalla and myself, Melinda S. Eli. As usual, our meeting started with an ...

October 22, 2017 – PSSDM Urban Family Partners’ Monthly Meeting

Last  October 22, 2017, our Parish Social Services & Development Ministry (PSSDM) Urban Family Partners’ Monthly Meeting was held at our  Parish’s St. Joseph Chapel at 2:00pm. There were nine (9) Volunteers; five (5) Shepherds; three (3) YSLEP Scholars and twenty-three (23) Community Family Partners who attended the said meeting. The   Opening prayer was led by Sis Elena Arcibal, while the Gospel Reading (Matthew 22:15-21) was read by Sis Hilda C. Arinzol, our Family Partners both from B...

October 21, 2017 – Sanlakbay Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary

The First Anniversary Celebration of SANLAKBAY was held at San Sebastian Church last October 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM. The Sanlakbay Team attendees from St. John the Baptist Parish were as follows:  Melinda S. Eli, Bro. Cesar & Dolor Bien (husband & wife, our Gabay Counselors), Azucena G.  Acoba (Livelihood), Paolo Perez (Sports) & one PSSDM Health Counselor, Cynthia A. Jimeno.   A total of fifteen (15) KALAKBAYS who undergone and graduated from the six-month rehabilitation program of ...

October 14, 2017 – SJBP-PSSDM Monthly Meeting

Our Parish Social Services & Development Ministry (PSSDM) Monthly Meeting was held at our Parish’s Formation Center last October 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Volunteers present were as follows: Bernadette E. Ramirez, Buenaventura (Boy) S. Eli, Jr., Monica E. Griba, Diana T. Cabubas, Lilian D. Lee, Cynthia A. Jimeno, Azucena G. Acoba, Janet A. Arinzol, Julieta B. Maneja, Melanie R. Solera, Jocelyn R. Batalla  and Melinda S. Eli. The meeting started with an opening prayer led by Sis Julie while ...

October 14, 2017 – PSSDM Vicariate Meeting

Our Parish Social Services & Development Ministry (PSSDM) Vicariate Monthly Meeting was held  again at our Parish, St. John the Baptist’s  2nd Flr. Formation Center  last October 14, 2017 at 9:00am. Attendees were PSSDM Leaders and Program Heads from four (4) parishes under Vicariate of St. John the Baptist: Santuario del Sto. Cristo, Santuario de San Jose, Mary the Queen, and St. John the Baptist. Under our Parish, the attendees were the following:  Melinda S. Eli, Bernadette E. Ramirez...

October 13, 2017 – Rehab sa Barangay – SANLAKBAY: Thanksgiving Mass/ Completion Rites

The Rehab sa Barangay-Sanlakbay: Thanksgiving Mass/Completion Rites was held last October 13, 2017 at  Santuario del Sto. Cristo Parish at two o’clock in the afternoon. The much awaited event was started by Thanksgiving Mass officiated by our beloved Most Rev. Auxiliary Bishop Broderick S. Pabillo, D.D. and concelebrated by Rev. Fr. Roberto “Bobby” dela Cruz (Sanlakbay Minister/Head of the Archdiocese of Manila Restorative Justice Ministry), Rev. Msgr. Bong Lo (Vicar Forane),  Rev. Msgr. Nest...

September 29, 2017 – Rehab sa Barangay – Sanlakbay: Sportsfest

The Rehab sa Barangay (RSB) – Sanlakbay: SPORTSFEST was held at the San Juan Gymnasium last September 29, 2017 at one o’clock in the afternoon.  It was the last Sanlakbay session of  24 Sessions given to our Kalakbays and was counted as the 23rd and 24th Sessions under Sports/Cultural. It was attended by all Kalakbays (Surrenderees) from four (4) Parishes under the Vicariate of St. John the Baptist, San Juan City.  Under PCP1 – Sacred Heart Chapel, West Crame (Santuario de San Jose Parish); P...

September 23, 2017 – 64th CARITAS Anniversary and Grand Commissioning of Volunteers

“Theme:  One Mind One Heart As Church Of The Poor Toward 2021” Naganap na muli ang taunang pagdiriwang ng Caritas Manila na ginanap sa Cuneta As trodome, Pasay City nito lamang ika-23 ng September, 2017 (Sabado), ala-una ng hapon.  Marami ang nagsidalo sa paanyaya sa ginanap na pagdiriwang, tulad ng mga panauhin:  Ang grupo ng Kaparian (Bishops and Priests); mga madre, government officials, mga dating Scholars ng Caritas ng mga nagdaang panahon at ngayon ay mga “successful” na… at bilang pag...

September 22, 2017 – The 22nd Session of SJBP-Sanlakbay Program

The 22nd Session of the Sanlakbay Program was also the 3rd and last session for the Livelihood Activity, and it was held  at the San Juan Skills & Livelihood Training Center (near the Old City Hall) last September 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm. Under PCP4, it was attended by 7 Kalakbays (Surrenderees) from Corazon de Jesus, 2 from Pasadena, 3 each from Isabelita and St. Joseph, and 1 from Ermitaño. Under PCP5, present were 5 from Progreso, and 2 each from Salapan and Rivera.  The total Kalakbays pr...

September 17, 2017 – PSSDM Urban Family Partners’ Monthly Meeting

Last September 17, 2017 at around 3:00 pm, our Parish Social Services and Development Ministry (PSSDM) held its regular Urban Family Partners’ Monthly Meeting at our Parish’s St. Joseph Chapel. Opening prayer was led by Sis Rowena Mariano from Brgy. Isabelita, followed by Sunday’s Gospel Reading (Mt 18:21-35) by Sis Nora Peña from Corazon de Jesus. The Gospel’s Exegesis by Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo was re-echoed and shared by yours truly. The agenda discussed were the following: Shepherding -...