Duchess and widow, the patroness of Silesia, a region of eastern Europe. Also called Jadwiga in some lists, she died in a Cistercain convent, having taken vows. Hedwig was born in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany, the daughter of the Duke of Croatia and Dalmatia. She was the aunt of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. At the age of twelve, Hedwig was marrie to Duke Henry of Silesia, the head of the Polish Royal family. She bore him seven children, and they had a happy marriage. Henry founded a Cistercain convent at Trebnitz, as well as hospitals and monasteries. Henry died in 1238 and Hedwig became a Cistercain at Trebnitz. She had to leave her prayers to make peace among her offspring, and she buried a child who was killed fighting against the Mongols. She died in the convent on October 15.Many miracles were reported after her death, and she was canonized in 1266.
As per Diocesan directive on its status quo position regarding the Congregation’s Orans and Post Consecration posture, we will follow the old practice where the faithful STANDS AFTER the Consecration (sanctification of Bread and Wine) instead of remaining in the kneeling position. Both kneeling and standing positions are considered signs of adoration and respect. For […]
The PCJ Care Mission would like to announce the 2017 Flu and Pneumococcal Vaccination Day on July 30, 2017, Sunday from 7:00 – 12:00nn, at the Halsl B and C of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Center. All interested parties may avail of the discounted prices by registering and paying at the Parish Office. No […]
The Presentation of the Child Jesus (PCJ) Parish 35th Anniversary Coffee Table Book is now available at the Parish Extension Office or Church entrance. Get one (1) for every Php1000.00 donation to PCJ’s Scholarship Program. Limited edition Coffee Table Book themed shirt is also available.
Boast not of tomorrow, for you know not what any day may bring forth.Source: Proverbs 27:1