A Pilgrim’s Guide to the Year of Mercy

When Pope Francis opened the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica on December 8, 2015 and on December 13, 2015 all the Holy Doors in Cathedrals and designated churches throughout the world opened to pilgrims, marking the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. The Extraordinary Jubilee, the Jubilee Year of Mercy that Pope Francis [...]

2017-01-02T12:38:17+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Events, Featured Articles|

What Corpus Christi Means for Catholics

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (in Latin, Corpus Christi - literally Body of Christ) is a long-standing celebration in the Catholic Church, which Pope Urban IV instituted in 1264 for the whole church to celebrate our devotion to the REAL presence of Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist, and not [...]

2016-06-06T19:28:13+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Events, Featured Articles|

Reflections on the Celebration of Pentecost

On the evening of Saturday, May 14, 2016, the parishioners of the Presentation of the Child Jesus began their celebration of the Solemnity of Pentecost, the birthday of the Church. A couple of parish servants wish to share their experiences when they attended the praise and worship services and the Mass that evening. [...]

2017-01-02T12:38:17+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Events, Featured Articles|

PCJ Photo Contest Winners Revealed

The winners of the Parish Fiesta 2016 Photography Contest with the theme “Captured Moments of PCJ Parish Fiesta”  were finally announced during the Divine Mercy Sunday celebration last April 4, 2016. Entries to the Photography Contest depicted different events and aspects of PCJ’s 2016 Fiesta Celebration and from dozens of entries, the judges selected tthe [...]

2017-01-02T12:38:17+00:00 April 30th, 2016|Events, Featured Articles|

Way of the Cross at PCJ

During this Lenten Season, PCJ Parish offered several opportunities for its parishioners to reflect on the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus through various liturgical services, one of which is the Way of the Cross.  The first Way of the Cross for this year was held on February 12, Friday after the 7:00 p.m. Mass  [...]

2017-01-02T12:38:17+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Events, Featured Articles|

Through the Doors of the Jubilee Churches – PCJ’s 2016 Visita Iglesia

On 12 March 2016, Bulacan-bound PCJ pilgrims hustled in three buses one fine Saturday morning. After hearing the 6:00 am mass, pilgrims trooped to their respective buses and together with some PCJ priests and deacon, enjoined the pilgrims to contemplate on the 14 stations of the cross, in designated Jubilee Churches in Bulacan. Led by the [...]

2017-01-02T12:38:17+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Events, Featured Articles|

A Day of Thanksgiving

What a better way to cap the 12-hour vigil “An Evening for the Lord”which commenced last Friday, 4 March 2016 and ended with a solemn high mass with Bishop Jesse Mercado officiating it  the following day, Saturday, 5 March 2016.  It  also marked  a special day for our parish priest, Fr. Rodel Paulino, as he celebrated his 11th [...]

2017-01-02T12:38:17+00:00 March 13th, 2016|Events, Featured Articles|

2016 PCJ Photography Contest

Earlier this year, the Presentation of the Child Jesus (PCJ) Parish launched the 2016 edition of its photography contest. With the theme "Captured Moments of the 2016 Parish Fiesta Activities", the objective of the contest was to create an opportunity to capture moments of unity, togetherness, and fun as PCJ celebrated this year's fiesta. The contest [...]

2017-01-02T12:38:20+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Events, Featured Articles|