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Friends of the Manila Cathedral launched

HIS EMINENCE Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales, D.D., Archbishop of Manila, officiated the holy mass for the formal launch of the Friends of Manila Cathedral last August 26, 2009, 5:30 in the afternoon at North Forbes Park Pavilion, Makati City.

Cardinal Rosales was joined in concelebration by Rev. Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo, the Manila Cathedral Basilica (MCB) Rector, Rev. Fr. Joel E. Sulse, OFM and Rev. Fr. Alvin Paras, OFM, Sanctuario de San Antonio Parish Priest and Asst. Parish Priest respectively and Fr. Jay Lina, Museum Director of Malolos Diocese. Click Here

Wallem Group of Companies

WALLEM Group of Companies was the sponsor of the noon masses on Wednesdays and Fridays at MCB for the month of September.

Visit of the Image of Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

The image of Nuestra Señora de la Soledad visited the MCB on August 28-30, 2009. The miraculous image arrived around noontime of August 28, 2009. Msgr. Nestor C. Cerbo, MCB Rector and Hon. Anna Maria L. Harper, Intramuros Administrator, warmly welcomed the parishioners of the newly established parish in Archdiocese of Manila, Señora de la Soledad Parish, headed by their first Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Benjamin D. Jugueta, Jr. Nuestra Señora de la Soledad is the patroness of the new parish. Click Here


A model of priestly piety or priestly prayer
Last of two series

SJMV’s life of piety or prayer, according to SNP, had one special characteristics, namely, it was directed toward the Eucharist. The reason for his life of prayer centered on the Eucharist can be culled from what he himself said, “He is the one who has loved us much; why shouldn’t we love him in return?”
And how are we to pray before the Eucharist? SJMV replies: “You do not need many words when you pray. We believe on faith that the good and gracious God is there in the tabernacle; we open our souls to him; and feel happy that he allows us to come before him; this is the best way to pray.”

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