Santuario celebrates Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

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“Heart of Jesus hear! O Heart of love divine.Listen to our prayers, make us always thine.” sings our parishioners of Santuario Eucaristico as we give thanks and celebrated the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in a manner of Concelebrated Mass and Barrio Fiesta last June 23, 2017.

This year, our parish celebrated a three-day period of prayer known as “Triduum Masses in preparation for the upcoming Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus last June 23. Our fiesta theme is “Heart of Jesus: Source of Communion of Communities”. Our parish started it’s Novena Masses last June 20-22, 2017 with the sub-themes:
June 20 -Heart of Jesus: Forming Agents of Communion
June 21 -Heart of Jesus: Forming Agents of Participation
June 22 -Heart of Jesus: Forming Agents of Mission

Secondary Feast Mass

On the feast day, our parish had it’s Concelebrated Mass at 6:00pm presided by our Rector and Parish Priest, Fr. Froilan R. A. Briones, SSS with other SSS priests, Fr. Muriel A. Uy, SSS and Fr. Clifford B. Barrios, SSS. We also have guest priests who celebrated the mass with us namely Fr. Valerian Pozmok of the Congregation of the Marians of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Fr. Ronaldo Eborde of the Poor Servants of Divine Providence and Fr. Maximilian Mary Ciar of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate. During Fr. Froilan’s homily, he stated that “The greatest gift of Jesus to us is His love for us: “Love one another as I have loved you”. And Jesus showed that He loved us to the end by laying down his life for us. Yes, our hearts will not rest until they are rested in the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.”

Barrio Fiesta Activities 1

After the Mass followed the local celebration of the parish called “Barrio Fiesta” where our parishioners gather after the mass to eat together and showcase their talents with our programs. This year, we had a “Hataw ng Puso” Dance Contest featuring Folk Dances performed by our parishioners. Our contenders are the St. Joseph Chapel (1st Place), Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (2nd Place), San Roque Chapel (3rd Place) and Legion of Mary-Flos Carmeli (4th Place). The rest of the program, we had the Feeding of the Less Fortunate parishioners, Raffle, Surprise Numbers and Important messages from our Parish Priest and SSS CDO Community Local Superior.

Barrio Fiesta 2017

Hataw Ng Puso Dance Contestants

This year, we celebrate at the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, God’s love for us, revealed in Christ’s love and life for us parishioners of Santuario Eucaristico! Happy Fiesta!