A Joyous, Vibrant Celebration of a Proactive, Participative Church

On the evening of Saturday, June 3, the parishioners of the Presentation of the Child Jesus Parish  began their celebration of the Solemnity of Pentecost, the birthday of the Church. Fr. Rodel Paulino observed that  much has changed in the way PCJ celebrated Pentecost now.- more vibrant and joyous, with  much greater participation of more [...]

By |2018-08-14T08:30:04+00:00July 15th, 2017|LIturgical|

PCJ Bids Farewell to Fr. Rodel

Sana Maulit Muli - this is the collective sentiment of parish servants and parishioners who bid farewell to Fr. Rodel, outgoing PCJ parish priest, during the Despedida held last June 24 (Saturday) after the anticipated mass. Indeed, six years was quite so fast. PCJ parish has been very blessed with Fr. Rodel’s unwavering care and [...]

By |2018-08-14T08:39:13+00:00July 4th, 2017|Events|

Dalaw ni Maria 2017

Inspired by the Visitation of the Blessed Mother to her cousin Elizabeth as soon as she learned about her condition as announced by Angel Gabriel, the Presentation of the Child Jesus Parish started a beautiful tradition. This is called “Dalaw ni Maria.” For nine consecutive days, (Monday through Friday excluding Saturdays and Sundays), different enclaves of [...]

By |2018-08-14T08:45:54+00:00May 26th, 2017|Marian, Parish Fiesta|

Via Crucis 2017: Stations of His Love

After Ash Wednesday, PCJ readily prepared for the Stations of the Cross or the Way of the Cross, also known as Way of Sorrows or Via Crucis.  To complement with this year’s theme of Communion of Communities, the Via Crucis were done simultaneously from two different enclaves, with the first thirteen stations in each enclave, [...]

By |2018-08-14T09:15:58+00:00May 5th, 2017|Events, LIturgical|

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 [...]

By |2018-08-14T08:53:36+00:00June 1st, 2016|Events|

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 [...]

By |2018-08-14T08:53:44+00:00May 31st, 2016|Events|

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. [...]

By |2018-08-14T08:55:48+00:00May 31st, 2016|Events|