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Easter Monday Novena Mass  - Day 4

TheEaster Monday Novena Mass was presided by Rev. Fr. Cyrus Banque CMF, at 6:00PM. The Novena theme was “to bring souls who do not know Jesus into the Fountof His Mercy.” Fr.Cyrus’ homily was successfully related the Gospel reading to the Novena themeand the Liturgical Year’s theme which is connecting the Parish as “a communionof communities.”TheLiturgical theme and the Novena theme specify our mission which is to bring andunite souls to Jesus. Fr. Cyrus said that there are essential attitudes ...

Easter Sunday Divine Mercy Novena Mass  - Day 3

Day 3 of the Divine Mercy Novena Mass on EasterSunday was celebrated at 6:30 PM with Fr. Fredrick Edward “Jun” Simon, Chancellorof the Diocese of Cubao, as presider. In his homily, Fr. Jun stressed that thegreeting “Happy Easter” carries a deeper meaning because it is a profession ofour Catholic Faith. We believe that Jesus Christ was crucified, died and roseagain. We have learned from the catechism of theEaster Vigil that Jesus’ Resurrection involved three movements: When Jesusdied, He “moved on” ...

Closing of the Jubilee Door of Mercy at PLDM. 11 November 2016.

Homily delivered by MostRev. Honesto F. Ongtioco, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Cubao during theClosing of the Jubilee Door of Mercy at PLDM. 11 November 2016. The time to close the HolyDoor of Mercy has come upon us. This simple ritual marks the closing of theExtraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy which we have happily celebrated. It was truly a grace-filled year. As the Holy Father said, the Year of Mercybecame the occasion for us “to gaze even more attentively ...

Enter the Door of Mercy

Introduction: The Doors of our Life Our daily life is made up of many comings and goings. We pass through many doors. We close the door behind us when we leave our houses early in the morning; we enter through the doors of our offices and schools at the start of each day… Doors open to usher us in and welcome us, some doors are closed and shut behind us to bid us goodbye. There are also metaphorical doors that ...

Pastoral Center Rising

Twentyyears ago, the Pastoral Center was but a dream, for the parish could onlymuster funds needed for the moment. Yet, the fulfilment of that dream becameinevitable as the community continued to actively grow. And that dream isslowly turning into reality.“Theconstruction of the Pastoral Center should be seen from the perspective of thewhole process of parish-community building. It should be an expression of theoneness of the community, where everyone is included and can participate, andan opportunity to grow in faith and ...

Parishioners as Pilgrims

Pilgrims need not come from afar;even PLDM parishioners consider themselves as pilgrims when they enter the Doorof Mercy. Direct beneficiaries of the declaration of PLDM as a pilgrim church,they regard this as a grace from their patron, the Lord of Divine Mercy. Italked with some parishioners who shared their experiences: Sis. MyrnaMateo said that she always reverently prayed at the Door prior to entering thechurch, feeling “joy and fulfilment after the Mass.” With Sis. Aida Apostol andsome friends, they made ...

Hermana Mayor Angie Dantes Up Close & Personal

“This is it!” Angie Dantes recalls uttering these words during the Fiesta High Mass on April 3, 2015 at Barangay Botocan, when the duties were formally handed over to her by then-Hermana Mayor Atty. Mini Esteban. For such a very private person, a home maker most of her life, this was a courageous act for she was treading on uncharted territory – a territory she finally decided to explore, relying on God’s providence and the support of her family, relatives, ...

The Altar of the Lord: PLDM In The Year of the Eucharist and the Family

WhenPope Francis declared the Jubilee Year of Mercy for the whole Church and CBCP’sYear of the Eucharist and the Family in the Philippines (2015-2016), our parishgot an important gift—a newly renovated altar. OnApril 24, 2016, a day after the anniversary of the dedication of the PLDMchurch, Bishop Honesto Ongtioco re-consecrated the refurbished altar. Thechange in appearance is very obvious. From peach and white color, the altar isnow dominantly gold, with a splash of red, accented by wooden brown and silvercolors. ...

PLDM: Church of the Pilgrims

The Holy Father declared thatDecember 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016 is an Extraordinary Jubilee Year ofMercy. Mercy is the veryfoundation of the Church and, once more, the time has come to take up thejoyful call to mercy. When Pope Francis opened the Holy Door at St. Peter’sBasilica to become a Holy Door of Mercy, the other Papal Basilicasopened their Holy Doors too and, worldwide, all cathedrals and selectedchurches opened their own Doors of Mercy and were designated as pilgrimchurches. ...

Preparation for the Papal visit

Last January 10, Saturday, members of the Diocese of Cubao Media and Communications Ministry led by Rev. Fr. Steven Zabala, the diocesan media minister and the current parish priest of the Parish of the Lord of Divine Mercy (PLDM), had a meeting in preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines this coming January 15-19, 2015. Mr. Joey Villarama, a TV reporter and a Catholic journalist gave a lecture ...