September Priest Assembly

Every month the clergy of the diocese of San Pablo through the Leadership of the local ordinary meet to pray, recollect and discuss important matters that affect the presbyterium and the whole community.

Last Monday, as usual,  we start the order of the day with the Holy Hour. A time that we commune with god not only as individual, because we can do it alone in our own parishes in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament but here as a community of God's disciple with the head of the diocese. The bishop, Buenaventura Famadico weight that though we may not see any changes in the outside but there is really happening in the inside because what does not matter to men might have greatly to God as simply as accompanying Him in silence with the rest of the presbyters.

Here are some of the topics discussed during the meeting:

The invitation of the Ministry on Family and life to actively grow in the ministry by engaging the couples especially on dealing with their problem by creating a center to address their needs such as providing counselors.

Fr. Rolando Abarca's invitation for the forthcoming 30th sacerdotal anniversary this coming September 29 in Siniloan, Laguna.

Every year, the diocese holds a bishop's cup, a Sport fest for priests of the diocese open both for diocesan and religious assign in the jurisdiction of San Pablo Diocese. Here are the winners dominated by the ecclesiastical district III. The committee responsible for the said event thanks the sponsors priests and parishes for the cash awards to be given to the winners.

Every year, we celebrate the strength of the evangelizing ministry through the efforts of the people in the Catechetical ministry whose members, men and women open their hearts and selves in the service of availability in the works of catechesis. The Commission will hold the Catechetical day this coming thursday, September 18, 2014 at Pacita Astrodome. The Clip also includes the invitation of Rev. Fr. Romy Ponte on the occasion of the Feast of St. Lorenzo Ruiz on September 28, 2014

Rev. Fr. Emil Urriquia also invites for the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi on October 4, 2014, St. Francis Parish, Calihan, San Pablo City.

Update for the Bahay Pari and apostolate of Msgr, Vengco as well as for Piso para sa Misa ng Mundo through the economous Rev. Fr. Rico Villareal. There is a need for the creation of the health board to be heded by Rev. Fr. Luis Tolentino.

Rev. Fr. Rico de Luna invites for the celebration of  the feast of Our Lady of Pillar on October 12, 2014, Alaminos, Laguna.

Invitation of Rev. Fr. Dodie Arupo on the occasion of the feast of the Holy Rosary, Golden City Subdivision, Sta. Rosa, Laguna, on October 7, 2014 at 5'oclock  in the afternoon. Rev. Fr.  Seldon Coronado, likewise invites for the Feast of Luisiana, Laguna on October 9 at 9:00 in the morning. On the 29th of September on the occasion of the feast of San Miguel Arkanghel of Banlic, Calamba city  at 10:00 AM by the parish administrator Rev. Fr. Richard V. Buenaventura as well as Most Rev. Melchor Barcenas for the same day in the shrine of the Holy Sepulcher, Landayan, San Pedro city.

Announcement on the Soltare cup, southern tagalog region cup for priests in Calapan, Mindoro, We have also to prepare for the next soltare cup of which the diocese of San Pablo will host on the year 2015.