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Simbang Gabi

9-Day Advent Novena Masses
December 16 to 24, 2014 at 5:30am Daily

During the Christmas Season, Filipinos continue to celebrate this Annual Advent Novena Mass, “Simbang Gabi”, a tradition they brought with them from the Philippines. “Simbang Gabi” was adapted from the Catholic “Misa De Gallo”, which literally means “Mass of the Rooster”, to indicate it is held when the rooster crows.

Letter From Fr. Thomas Paul K. Naval November 15, 2014

JMJ

15 November 2014

My Dearest Parish Family,
God be with us always

Allow me to thank all of you for making the months that led to my 25th Priestly Anniversary meaningful and wonderful. I am indeed very blessed to be in this parish family. “Because I knew you, because I knew you, I have been changed for good.” This is a line from one of the songs I chose to sing in the Thanksgiving Concert. This simple line speaks volumes to me if seen on the background of what God has done in me and through me these past 25 years.

Invitation to Fr. Thomas' 25th Anniversary Celebration

Please join us for a Mass of Thanksgiving in honor of Fr. Thomas and his 25 years of Priesthood on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 5pm. A Thanksgiving style dinner will follow in the parish hall. There will be a mini-recital concert after the dinner. You are all invited to attend!

Letter From Fr. Thomas October 28, 2014

JMJ
28 October 2014
My Dearest Parish Family,
God be with us always.
As I write this, I am aware that it has been four days since I got back from the Pilgrimage which included a two day visit to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. I was able to see and stay for a prayer at the tomb of St James and placed my hand on the shoulder of his statue “abrazo” (in their terms), and walked four miles from Monte De Gozo to the Cathedral.
    As promised, I thought of all the prayers you wished me to bring to the Shrines of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal, and Lourdes in France by lighting and

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