YSA BALL 2016: THROWBACK TO DECADES PAST by Reg Galvez

Last April 30 from 6PM-12MN, the Santuario de San Antonio Social Halls were lit as we had the annual YSA Ball 2016 with the theme, “Throwback to Decades Past.” This was a charity event for the benefit of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) and it also served as a community bonding effort for all theContinue reading “YSA BALL 2016: THROWBACK TO DECADES PAST by Reg Galvez”

THE JOY OF CHURCH USHERING By Nena Veloso-Mewshew

In 2012, I was representing the CWL SSAP Chapter when Fr. Joel Sulse, OFM, the incumbent parish priest appointed me to chair the Hospitality Ministry, which was never occupied before. I learned that ushering our parishioners in Church is a calling of the Lord. Since then, I spent 8 hrs. in Church every Sunday toContinue reading “THE JOY OF CHURCH USHERING By Nena Veloso-Mewshew”

EVERYTHING IS YOURS, O LORD by Isabel A. Abella

In the Franciscan poverty of St. Anthony, I, a member of the order of the Secular Franciscan, give everything to the Lord for nothing is my own, but the Lord’s. God created us to love, to serve him and one another and all creations. Serving our parish the past four decades was indeed a privilege,Continue reading “EVERYTHING IS YOURS, O LORD by Isabel A. Abella”

SERVING THE LORD TOGETHER by John and Wilma Huang

God calls and invites His children to serve him in different ways. For those individuals who have chosen the married life as their vocation, serving Him through active participation in a Church ministry is indeed a special calling. When Jesus Christ instructed husbands to love their wives just as He loved the Church, this loveContinue reading “SERVING THE LORD TOGETHER by John and Wilma Huang”

FROM THE DESK OF OUR PARISH PRIEST

Fr. Reu Jose C. Galoy, OFM To All My Beloved Servants and Co-journeyers in the Lord: Peace and every blessing! Our 2016 fiesta celebration is another grace-filled occasion for our parish to be simply grateful for all our life’s undeserved blessings; to humbly recognized God’s untiring guidance as we go through life’s challenging journey and;Continue reading “FROM THE DESK OF OUR PARISH PRIEST”

A Taste of Silence By Conchitina S. Bernardo

A Taste of Silence By Conchitina S. Bernardo A letter was sent to me by Nanise Gonewai, a native of the island of Fiji, now an active parishioner and member of Contemplative Outreach Philippines. Permit me to share: Dear Chita, When you had asked me to share my reflections and thoughts on “ GRATITUDE” forContinue reading “A Taste of Silence By Conchitina S. Bernardo”

Letter From Fe Manahan Hospital Ministry Beneficiary

Magandang araw po! Ako po si Fe Manahan na lubos na nagpapasalamat sa pamunuan ng Hospital Ministry ng Santuario de San Antonio Parish sa napakalaking tulong na naibigay nila sa aking asawa na si Alexander Manahan noong siya ay nagdadialysis pa. Ang aking asawa ay nagkaroon ng sakit na Chronic Kidney Disease na umabot naContinue reading “Letter From Fe Manahan Hospital Ministry Beneficiary”

Gratitude of a Parishioner for the Choir

31 March 2016 Dearest Amelita, What would I give for words if only words would come.I followed the passion, the death and the glorious resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ through the expressive singing of the choir. Each song is a prayer, each song tells a story. My heart inflamed with love and my cheeksContinue reading “Gratitude of a Parishioner for the Choir”