THE MANDATED ORGANIZATIONS

(As published in the July 31 issue of the Parish Bulletin)

Family and Life Ministry by Jayme Blanco

The SSAP Family and Life Ministry (FLM) conducts a one day Pre-Cana seminar every first Saturday of the month. The Family and Life Ministry also offers family/marriage counselling and Bethany program.

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Men of Sacred Heart (MSH) Santuario de San Antonio Parish Chapter
by Jayme Blanco

On the occasion of its 40th Anniversary, the MSH Recognition Award was given to Mr. Francisco V. Tankiang for organizing the Santuario de San Antonio Parish Chapter of the Men of the Sacred Heart. Per records, Mr. Tankiang requested the permission of the then Parish Priest, Fr. Urban Plachcinski, OFM and on July 04, 1976 the Santuario De San Antonio Chapter was organized with Fr. Urban as its Spiritual Director. They held their first organizational meeting on August 01, 1976 wherein they elected their first set of officers: Mr. Amadeo C. Valenzuela – President, Carmelo D. Gomez – Vice President, Bernardo Lopez – Treasurer, I. Christian G. Monsod – Secretary and Eduardo E. Eligir – Auditor. The SSAP Family and Life Ministry (FLM) conducts a one day Pre-Cana seminar every first Saturday of the month. The Family and Life Ministry also offers family/marriage counselling and Bethany program.

Mr. Tankiang was also instrumental in organizing the following chapters of the Men of the Sacred Heart:
1. Our Lady of Remedies Parish Chapter – Malate, Manila.
2. Nuestra Senora de Guia Parish Chapter – Ermita, Manila.
3. Espiritu Santo Parish Chapter – Tayuman, Sta. Cruz,
Manila.
4. Our Lady of Fatima Chapter – Bacood, Sta. Mesa, Manila.

Mr. Tankiang is also a member of the Executive Council of the Men of the Sacred Heart.

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Contemplative Ministry by Marge A. Tambunting

Aside from the weekly Monday prayer sessions the following formation classes were held in 2016. (All classes and retreats are open to parishioners)

February 13, 2016 — Speaker: Father Phil Estrella, OMI
“Acedia”
9:00-12:00 noon; Santuario de San Antonio

April 16, 2016 — Speaker: Father Phil Estrella, OMI
“Encountering the Risen Christ in the Gospels”
9:00-12:00 noon; Santuario de San Antonio

June 11, 2016 — Speaker: Father Phil Estrella, OMI
“Ascension/Pentecost” Laudato Si and the Cosmic Christ
9:00-12:00 noon; Santuario de San Antonio

July 25, 2016 — Speaker: Father Orly Sapuay MS
9:00-12:00 noon; Santuario de San Antonio

Retreats were also offered on March 17-19, 2016 & June 17-19, 2016;
All on “Introduction to Centering Prayer.”

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