ADVENT CONFESSIONS will be held as follows:-





St. Joseph’s Cathedral


11 Dec

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm


12 Dec


13 Dec

St. Mark’s Church


14 Dec


COLLECTION OF CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR RURAL CHILDREN begins this weekend. Kindly adhere to the following guidelines to help facilitate the distribution of your gifts:-


(i)       Kindly contribute NEW GIFTS ONLY (one that you would give to your own child). 

(ii)      Please DO NOT send in any USED toys, clothing, or any fragile or breakable items. 

(iii)    Please WRAP your gifts up nicely and LABEL them clearly indicating whether the gift is FOR BOY; FOR GIRL ­or SUITABLE FOR BOY & GIRL and also indicate the AGE RANGE (e.g. For Boy, 8 - 12 years).

(iv)  Three separate boxes labeled “For BOYS”;For GIRLS”; &Suitable For BOYS & GIRLS” are placed at the sanctuary area for parishioners to deposit your gifts accordingly.

(v)   CLOSING DATE to submit your gifts is by Tuesday, 12 December 2017. This is to ensure that your gifts reach the rural parishes in time as intended.  


THE CHRISTMAS STORIES – Fr. Francis Lim, SJ will be giving two talks at St. Joseph Grand Hall, Level 3, A.C.C.P.C. as follows:-

Date & Time



15 December 2017 (Friday)

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


‘Christmas according to Matthew’

An exploration of the infant narrative of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew.

18 December 2017 (Monday)

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

‘Christmas according to Luke’


An exploration of the infant/childhood narrative of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke.

To register, please call the Parish Office Tel: 082-423424 to leave your name and telephone contact.


SIMBANG GABI MASS (traditional Filipino nine-day novena before Christmas) will be celebrated at 5:30 am from 16 to 24 December 2017 at the Sedes Sapientiae Chapel, St. Joseph's Private School. All are welcome!