Visit of the international pilgrim image of the Our Lady of Fatima in the Diocese of San Pablo.

This may sound very late but I was just informed this morning concerning this matter. Hoping that this blog could be of help in disseminating this important matter. I will post also the letter of the bishop on my Facebook account, The International pilgrim image of the Our Lady of Fatima will visit the Diocese this coming October 16-18 of this year. Everybody is invited to grace and offer prayers through vigil and masses. Fr. Marci Dijan texted me some of the scheduled activities such as:

October 16 at 10:00 AM - Welcoming Ceremony - Cathedral Patio
                                        - Vigil
                         6:00 PM - Recollection - Msgr. Sabino Vengco
October 17       Whole DayVigil
                         Living Rosary and Procession in the evening
October 18       7:00 AM - Farewell Mass - Bishop Buenaventura Famadico.

The Bishop is requesting all diocesan and religious to support this activity. here is the letter of the Bishop Famadico.

Additional Information from the website of the Diocese of San Pablo:

Visit of the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

Diocese of San Pablo

October 16 – 18, 2013



I.               Welcome of the whole entourage

-       Vicariate of St. John the Baptist

-       To be headed by District II EV Msgr. Jose Barrion


II.              Arrival at the Cathedral Patio (ETA: 10:00am)

To be welcomed in front of the church by

-       Most Rev. Bishop Buenaventura Famadico

-       PPC president

-       Mayor Amante or his representative

-       Other clergy of the vicariate

-       Schools in uniform with their drum and lyre ensemble at the patio

a.    St. Joseph School

b.    Canossa College

c.     Infant Jesus Montessori Center Philippines

d.    Laguna College

e.    San Pablo Central School

f.      Liceo de San Pablo (Liceo cadets line-up at the patio’s driveway)

g.    San Pablo Colleges

h.    Academia de San Ignacio de Loyola

i.      St. Martha

-       Religious Groups (patio)

a.    OATH

b.    Alagad ni Maria

c.     Missionaries of Faith

d.    St. Peter’s Seminarians

e.    Holy Face Sisters

f.      Canossian Sisters

g.    LIHM Sisters

h.    MF Sisters

i.      MCST Sisters

j.      Seminarians of San Pablo Theological Formation House

-       Main aisle of the Cathedral - Knights of Columbus in their regalla uniform

III.            Welcome Ceremony inside the Cathedral


a.    Welcome Prayer

·      Mary comes to our parish and Invocation to the Holy Spirit – Fr. Emil Laraño

·      Welcome to Mary – Sr. Lydia Pablo, fdcc

b.    Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Bishop Buenventura Famadico

c.     Orientation about the message of Fatima – Bro. Reynald F. Andales

d.    Investiture of Brown Scapular

e.    Signing of WAF Pledges

IV.           Holy Mass in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary (11:00 AM)


Main Celebrant: Bishop Buenaventura M. Famadico, DD

Concelebrants: Diocesan and Religious Clergy of San Pablo

Choir: SPCS Choir

Readers: MSHF and MCST

Offertory: All PRISEA and TESA heads

After Post Communion Prayer:  Act of Consecration to be led by the Bishop



Ø  Hourly Vigil to Our Lady of Fatima


Scriptural Rosary with the Litany of Loretto (kneeling)

                                   10 minutes video presentation of the Message of Fatima (sitting down)

                                   Intercessory Prayers (standing)

                                   Singing of the Lord’s Prayer

                                   Flower and candle offerings (sitting down, with marian song)

Salve Regina

Final Blessing and Marian Hymn


October 16, 2013

12:00 – 1:00   PM                 Open for Public Visitation                                      

01:00 – 02:00 PM                 Vicariate of San Antonio de Padua Lay delegates

                                                          Local Government agencies and institutions

                                                          Business establishments of San Pablo

                                                          Bible Apostolate

                                                          Elementary Schools participants (San Pablo District)

                                                          Brgy. Dulong Bayan II,

                                                          Brgy. San Buenaventura

                                                          Holy Name Society

                                                          Parish group host: DMI & Apostolado ng Panalangin

                                                          Choir leaders: SPCC


02:00 – 03:00 PM                 Vicariate of Our Lady of Guadalupe Lay delegates

                                                          Cursillo, Charismatic, PREX and CFC movements

                                                          Civic Organizations (Lions, Emerald, Rotary, APEX)

                                                          St. Joseph School

                                                          Brgy. San Lucas II

                                                          Brgy. San Lucas I

Parish group host: OCDS and Divine Mercy Apostolate

                                                          Choir leaders: Couples for Christ 


03:00 – 04:00 PM                 Vicariate of St. James the Apostle Lay delegates

                                                          Senior Citizens of San Pablo

                                                          Barangay Officials (San Pablo)

                                                          Brgy. Sta. Catalina

                                                          Brgy. Dolores

                                                          Laguna College

                                                          El Shaddai Community

Parish group host: Legion of Mary & HFLA

                                                          Choir leaders: Cherubims of the Cathedral  


04:00 – 05:00 PM                 Vicariate of San Pedro at San Pablo Lay delegates

                                                          Religious Congregations (ARELA)

                                                          College participants (TESA)

                                                          Brgy. San Antonio

                                                          Brgy. San Pedro

Parish group host: CWL & Ladies of Charity

                                                          Choir leaders: MF Choir

05:00 – 6:00 PM                     Community Mass


06:00 – 8:00 PM                   HOLY MASS and Marian Recollection 

to be presided by Msgr. Sabino A. Vengco, Jr. 

President and Chairman of Kadiwa sa Pagkapari Foundation, Inc.

Topic: Mary, the Woman of Faith and the New Evangelization 

Note: The recollection is integrated within the Holy Mass, so that participants should be prepared for a 2- hour allowance of the activity.

·       All Parish organizations of the Vicariate are invited and the religious houses within the Episcopal District III. Hosted by the PPC and PFC.

·       There will be open forum after the Mass for those who wish to ask questions or clarifications to the Recollection Master

·       Choir: Grand Choir of the Cathedral 
08:00 – 09:00                        Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

                                              (to be led by the OATH brothers & ANF)

·       Exposition

·       Benediction and Reposition


October 17, 2013

8:00 – 9:00                            Vicariate of San Bartolome Lay delegates

                                                          Parish Vocation Ministry                                                                                                   Brgy. Bagong Bayan

 Brgy. Bagong Pook 

                                                          Academia de San Ignacio de Loyola

Parish Group Host: Block Rosary Association and                                  Adoracion Nocturna Filipina 

                                                          Choir Leaders: San Pablo Cathedral Choir  


9:00 – 10:00                          Vicariate of Immaculate Conception Lay delegates,


                                                          City Subdivision

                                                           San Pablo Colleges

                                                          Parish group host: Cenacle of Marian Movement for                                                                    Priest 

                                                          Choir Leader: Sta. Cecilia’s Male Choir

10:00 – 11:00                        Vicariate of San Isidro Labrador Lay delegates,

                                                          Brgy. Dulong Bayan I

                                                          Infant Jesus Montessori Center Philippines

                                                          Parish group host: Parish Catechetical Ministry and                                                                     Family and Life Ministry  

                                                           Choir Leader: MSHFJ Choir  


11:00- 12:00                          Visiting Priest may celebrate the Holy Mass during                                                                                 this period of time

1:00 – 2:00                            Vicariate of St. Polycarp  Lay delegates

                                                          Brgy. II- F

                                                          Canossa College

                                                          Health Care Ministry

                                                          Parish group host: Collectors Guild and Volunteers in                                                                 Prison Service

                                                          Choir Leaders: Canossa Youth Choir 

2:00 – 3:00                            Vicariate of San Pedro Apostol and Holy Family Lay                                                                   delegates

                                                          Brgy. Guadalupe

                                                          Liceo de San Pablo

                                                          Parish group host: Mother Butlers Guild

                                                          Choir Leaders: Liceo de San Pablo Choir 


3:00 – 4:00                            Vicariate of St. John de Baptist Lay delegates

                                                          St. Peter’s College Seminary, San Pablo City

                                                          Brgy. Kuligligan

                                                          Parish group host: Extraordinary Ministers of the                                                             Holy Eucharist 

                                                          Choir leaders: Parish Youth Choir    


            4:00 – 5:00                              Vicariate of San Pablo Lay delegates

                                                            San Pablo Theological Formation House, Tagaytay                              

                                                            Brgy. III D

                                                            Parish Youth Ministry

                                                            Lingkod ng Dambana

                                                            Knights of Columbus

                                                            St. Jude Community

                                                            Children Ministry

                                                            Parish group host: Parish Pastoral Council and Lectors and Commentators Ministry 

                                                            Choir leaders:  Sancti Joannis Choir    


05:00 – 6:00                          Holy Mass

6:00 – 7:00                            Living Rosary with the Procession of the Pilgrim Statue                                                    in the Cathedral Patio following the format of the                                                                   Basilica of Fatima in Portugal. All delegates must bring                                                    white handkerchief to be waved high in the singing of                                                     AVE, AVE MARIA (Fatima Hymn)

                                                          •          All PYM of the Diocese of San Pablo

                                                          •          Outdoor sound system will be provided by the El                                                               Shaddai Prayer Partner groups


8:00 – 9:00     Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                                    

           (to be led by the OATH brothers & ANF)


                                                          Benediction and Reposition


Note: The Church will be closed from 9:30 PM to 4:45 AM of the following day.

V.             (October 18, 2013) Holy Mass 7:00 AM 

Celebrant: Rev  Msgr. Melchor A. Barcenas, JCL, VG

All Masses in the morning of October 17 are Votive Mass in honor of the Bl. V. Mary

VI.           Mary’s Farewell and Fatima Prayers (after the Mass)


VII.          Motorcade to the Archdiocese of Lipa