Tidings of Joy: Christmas Party 2017 By Kristine Anne D.C. Balza, SSAP College Scholar

This year’s Christmas party was a blast! It started with a Holy Mass presided by Fr. Reu Galoy, OFM. Some current SSAP scholars joined their voices in singing for the Lord as the choir for the Mass. The Mass concluded with a message of joy. After that, the program proper started. Balloons accented with white,Continue reading Tidings of Joy: Christmas Party 2017 By Kristine Anne D.C. Balza, SSAP College Scholar”


Here is a quick look into the day-to-day crosses that a prison inmate carries: ACCOMMODATIONS The average size of a prison cell is about 30 square meters (about the size of a condo studio unit) Each cell usually houses about 50 people, sharing 1 bathroom. Beds are arranged in double decked and in some casesContinue reading “CARRYING THEIR CROSSES By: RJ Limpo”

CHRISTMAS KNOCKING by JPIC Scholarship Committee

Is it almost Christmas again? Where did the all the months after June go? When half the year is over time seems to fly and once more we are confronted with the thought of Christmas and all the joys, preparations and hassle that accompany the season. But as the saying goes “you never cross theContinue reading “CHRISTMAS KNOCKING by JPIC Scholarship Committee”

“BRINGING THE FIESTA IN TAGUIG CITY JAIL” By Alli Raval – Prison Ministry Head

The Prison Ministry together with Fr. Reu Galoy, the SYA Volunteers and JPIC Scholars brought the fiesta to Taguig City Jail by having a “Master Chef” cooking challenge last May 30, 2015. For one day, inmates bring back happy memories of cooking for their loved ones. A total of 400 kilos of vegetables, 120 chickens,Continue reading ““BRINGING THE FIESTA IN TAGUIG CITY JAIL” By Alli Raval – Prison Ministry Head”

Francisfest 2015 Beneficiaries: JPIC Scholarship Ministry

“In so far as you did this to one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did it to Me.” By the grace of God and our Blessed Mother, Santuario de San Antonio Parish has been blessed by the inception and continuation of its JPIC Scholarship Ministry, allowing its parishioners and churchgoers toContinue reading “Francisfest 2015 Beneficiaries: JPIC Scholarship Ministry”


Josebelle Delgado, 19 years old, of Barangka Ibaba, Mandaluyong City graduated Magna Cum Laude in BS Statistics at the Rizal Technological University last April 22, 2015, with an average of 1.31. In 2011, Josebelle, then a gangly 15 year old was accompanied by her mother to apply for a college scholarship through the SSAP JPICContinue reading “JPIC SCHOLARS GRADUATE MAGNA CUM LAUDE, CUM LAUDE”

A NATURE – FIELD DAY by JPIC Scholarship Committee/Marietta Cuyegkeng/MVR

Recently our JPIC scholars and JPIC Scholarship Committee members trooped to the Mini-Forest Park, Miriam College for the annual JPIC Scholars’ Graduation Picnic. Conceptualized by Sr. Marisa Lichauco along with the JPIC Scholarship Committee, the moving force behind this green oasis, the much anticipated event is a JPIC scholars’ culminating activity that seeks to enhanceContinue reading “A NATURE – FIELD DAY by JPIC Scholarship Committee/Marietta Cuyegkeng/MVR”