Claretian archbishop and founder. Anthony was born in Salient in Catalonia, Spain, in 1807, the son of a weaver. He took up weaving but then studied for the priesthood, desiring to be a Jesuit. Ill health prevented his entering the Order, and he served as a secular priest. In 1849, he founded the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, known today as the Claretians, and the Apostolic Training Institute of the Immaculate Conception, Claretian nuns. From 1850 to 1857, Anthony served as the archbishop of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. He returned to the court of Queen Isabella II as confessor, and went into exile with her in 1868. In 1869 and 1870, Anthony participated in the First Vatican Council. He died in the Cistercian monastery of Fontfroide in southern France on October 24, 1870. Anthony Mary Claret had the gift of prophecy and performed many miracles. He was opposed by the liberal forces of Spain and Cuba and endured many trials.
As we approach the last Sunday of Ordinary Time, we invite you to celebrate with us the Solemnity of the Feast of Christ the King by meditating upon the truth that – Christ is in us, He is our hope of glory! The following activities are lined up in preparation for this day: After the 7:00 […]
The Bukas Loob sa Diyos Covenant Community – Parañaque Prayer Group, will be holding a Marriage Encounter Weekend no. 1 to be held on November 18-20, 2016 at the BLD covenant house in Dasmariñas, Cavite. For those interested to join, please get your Personal Information Sheet (PIS) from the Parish Office. For more details, please […]
All Souls Day Envelopes are available at the Parish Office. Please write the names of your departed loved ones so they can be included in the Mass intentions this whole month of November. If you are unable to visit your loved ones in the cemeteries, you may offer and light candles at the Garden of Memories.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.Source: John 10:10