Thursday, October 16, 2014


PASIG CITY - the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) invites the Diocese of Pasig to its Second Family and Child Summit on November 8, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.

Dubbed with the theme "Matalinong Panonood Para sa Pamilya at Lipunan nina Juan at Juana", the Summit aims to empower parents and responsible adults, including community leaders, educators and formators, in developing the viewing habits of the young.  Also, the summit intends to further strengthen our collaboration with stakeholders to promote a value-oriented and audience-sensitive media and entertainment culture.

MTRCB invites a small ccontingentled by Pasig Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara, Diocesan Minister of Media and Public Affairs Fr. Joselito Jopson and Vice-Chancellor Fr. Mark Sese for the event.

If you are interested to join please contact the Ministry of Media and Public Affairs at 6429672 and look for Buboy or email us at

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Two Churches dedicated to the Holy Rosary to hold Eucharistic Celebrations

The Parish of Sto. Rosario de Pasig Parish in Rosario, Pasig City, will close the Jubilee Year with the Eucharistic celebration to be officiated by Pasig Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara on October 13, 2014 at 6 p.m.  The mass will also be highlighted with Episcopal Coronation of the 18th century image of Sto. Rosario de Pasig.

Meanwhile the Parish of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in Lower Bicutan, Taguig City will hold the Rite of Dedication of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church on October 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.  Pasig Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara will the main celebrant.

Priests, religious sisters and all faithful are invited to these celebrations.

RCBP to promote coordination between Church and Barangay

PASIG CITY - Pasig Priest-coordinator Fr. Jhun Sanchez, underscored the presence of the Church in the Barangay assemblies last October 12, 2014 to promote the programs and activities of the Ugnayan ng Barangay at Simbahan or UBAS.

Fr. Jhun said that is in pursuant to the memorandum DILF-NCR Director Renato Brion dated September 10, 2014 and Memorancum Circular no. 2014-100 from DILG Sec. Mar Roxas dated August 18, 2014.

During the Assemblies, the barangays are enjoined to undertake various activities such as the delivery of the State of Barangay Address (SOBA), discussion of compliance to DILG Circular no. 2014 - 81 and issues and concerns affecting the barangay, and other activities that would create public awareness on and generate participation in said undertaking.

According to DILG Secretary Mar Roxas, the SOBA should emphasize on the accomplishments of the first semester and the financial report the itemized monthly collections and disbursement, the summary of income and expenditures, and update on the on-going programs and projects of the barangay.

Other programs include disaster preparedness, sold waste management, peace and order situation, particularly on the proliferation of the activities pertaining to illegal drugs in the barangay, monitoring and strict enforcement of the laws against human trafficking at the barangay level
and monitoring and strict enforcement of existing laws and ordinances on stray animals.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Family and Life Ministry celebrates 11th anniversary

PASIG CITY - The Pasig Diocesan Family and Life Ministry headed by Bro. Alex and Sis. Helen David celebrated its 11th Anniversary last Sept. 27, 2014 with the review on Responsible Parenthood and Natural Family Planning by Brother Alex Miranda From the Archdiocesan Shrine of St. Anne Parish.

Priest coordinator Fr. Darwin Calderon led the renewal of commitment of all active members of the ministry while Emeritus Couple coordinators Tita and Tony Kosca gave the inspirational message for all to join hands in the strengthening the Church of the home, the Family, heeding the words of St. Pope John Paul II, "The future of humanity passes by way of the family."  (Report by Zita Mendiola of St. John the Baptist Parish)

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Biblical Apostolate to host last Bible Seminar

The Diocese of Pasig Biblical Apostolate will hold its last Bible Seminar for this year on the Pauline Letters to be given by Fr. Gil Alinsangan, SSP this October 11, 2014, 8 - 12 noon at the John Paul II Building at the Pasig Cathedral Compound.

Five delegates are requested from each parish.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Parents of priests join hands in a 1-day meet

Parents of Priests Association (PAPA) will hold a gathering of parents, siblings, relatives, and benefactors of priests on October 18, 2014, starting 1 p.m. at the San Carlos Seminary, EDSA, Makati City.

Fr. Jose Quilongquilong, S.J. will be the main speaker and ParaƱaque Bishop Jesse Mercado will be the Mass presider and homilist.

This event is part of the celebration of the Year of the Laity and an invitation to all lay people, especially parents and relatives of priests, to be brave and heroic in the living out of their faith.

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle asks the bishops to inform the parents, relatives, and benefactors of the priests in their dioceses and encourage them to participate.

"I fully endorse this activity," he said.

All parishes to prepare for the Pope's visit in January

PASIG - Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara instructed all parishes to prepare for the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines on January 15 - 19, 2014 by using the Catechetical reflection and formation modules that are distributed by the Central and Steering Committees of the Papal Visit.

These modules could be used in schools, BECs, bible sharing, prayer meetings and other such gatherings.

The Programs Committee of the Philippine Conference on the New Evangelization (PCNE) of the Archdiocese of Manila offered its services in developing the modules.  CBCP President and Steering Committee Chairman of the Papal Visit Archbishop Socrates Villegas accepted the offer.

There are four sessions in the kit: one module for each of the four months leading up to January 2015.  The first session started last September 2014.

Manila Archbishop and Chair of the Central Committee for the Papal Visit Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle reminds all Archbishops, Bishops and Diocesan Administrators to entrust the program to any person or body that could best disseminate and implement it.

Bishop Mylo responded by entrusting the modules to all parishes in the Diocese.

"As we pray for the spiritual and pastoral fruitfulness of the Pope's visit, let us also explore it as a catechetical moment," Cardinal Tagle said in his endorsement letter.