CORO DE SAN ANTONIO by Amelita D. Guevara

As the Coro continues to prepare Theodor Dubois’ Seven Last Words for Good Friday, a leading Filipino Baritone based abroad announced that he would be here for Holy Week. Andrew Fernando will be such a welcome addition to the rendition of this work as he sings the role of Jesus in this work. Our wonderfulContinue reading “CORO DE SAN ANTONIO by Amelita D. Guevara”


I found out about the SYA Weekend reading its simple and straightforward announcement on the parish bulletin board 11 years ago. Back then, my relationship with God was through daily prayer & meditation, and attending Mass. I believe I was quite happy then, with my friends and my job. However, I couldn’t say I wasContinue reading ““JOURNEYING IN FAITH THROUGH SYA” By Johan Ferrer”

29TH SINGLE YOUNG ADULTS (SYA) WEEKEND – “My SYA Faith Journey” By Earl Leonard Sebastian

I come from what society would describe as a close-knit, traditional and conservative Filipino-Chinese family. As practicing Catholics, my family regularly attended Mass, simbang-gabi and performed other Catholic obligations. I was also an altar server in our parish and I often prayed novenas. Yet, while most of my batchmates, relatives and friends had earned respectedContinue reading “29TH SINGLE YOUNG ADULTS (SYA) WEEKEND – “My SYA Faith Journey” By Earl Leonard Sebastian”

The Weekend That Changed My Life By Adrienne Mendoza

I entered Antioch with no expectations whatsoever except for the fact that I was scared to death at the thought they were going to beat or haze us (in my defense I’ve heard things about Days with The Lord so, yeah). For the very first time, when people talked about God and their strong beliefsContinue reading “The Weekend That Changed My Life By Adrienne Mendoza”

OFS and LeCom Ministries Celebrate By Cristina Teehankee

We thank our Almighty God for the Christmas gathering last December 4, 2014 of the Order of Franciscan Seculars (OFS) and Lectors and Commentators (Lecom) Ministry. God’s Hand made it happen … for a purpose … and for a reason. The last minute changes of schedule beyond anyone’s control marked the entry of a newContinue reading “OFS and LeCom Ministries Celebrate By Cristina Teehankee”

THE POPE VISITS! By Javier Luis Gomez

Pope Paul VI visited the Philippines in 1970. Pope John Paul II visited the Philippines twice – in 1981 and in 1995 for World Youth Day. Now for the fourth time in our modern era, the Holy Father will be visiting the Philippines once again! As many people already know, Pope Francis will be visitingContinue reading “THE POPE VISITS! By Javier Luis Gomez”

Biblical Walk Through The Mass

A Biblical Walk through the Mass is a five-part study that provides a unique tour of the Liturgy. As Catholics, the Mass is the center of our Faith. The Lectors and Commentators (LeCom) Ministry headed by Dee J. Chan encouraged ministry members to join this study program. The program which is based on the revisedContinue reading “Biblical Walk Through The Mass”

The Grace to Express By Letty Jacinto-Lopez

On the feast of St. Francis, Father Jesus Galindo and Dee Chan, Head of the LecCom Ministry, presented and welcomed the newly commissioned Lectors and Commentators of SSAP: Jonathan Cruz, Janice Ledesma, Alexandra Li, Therese Necio, Niña Pañares, Carmen Rode, Raquel Soon and Marie Tycangco, together with 40 of the Ministry’s seasoned lectors who renewedContinue reading “The Grace to Express By Letty Jacinto-Lopez”