My activities for the month of December 2009
DECEMBER 4 to 9 – The Philosophy Department of San Carlos Seminary had their Annual Retreat at Mirador Jesuit Villa in Baguio City, Benguet. The facilitator for freshmen and sophomores was Rev. Fr. Raymund Ciprian Mazo, STD from the Archdiocese of Palo. For the juniors and seniors, Ms. Eda Castillo, a graduate of Ignatian Spirituality from Ateneo.
DECEMBER 5 – My birthday. Just plain silence. Concelebrating my day is Fr. Jason Laguerta, who turns 37. I sang “Pinupuri Kita, Panginoon” by Fr. Lito Jopson as psalm for the Mass
DECEMBER 16 – Start of Novena Masses (“Simbang Gabi”). I served at the Mass at Theo ground
* 4:30 AM – Mass at EDSA Shrine with Fr. Rey-An as presider.
We ate breakfast there too
* 9:00 AM – accompanied shinyuu Jojo Bantog to Tayuman, Manila to look for some religius items. It was all in vain. We thereby proceeded to SM Mega. He treated me to KFC (first time, ha?)
* 5:00 PM – accompanied Carlo & Kench to Kapitolyo. Took a little tour
* went home that morning
* JP Sanchez arrived at our house for overnight
* JP Sanchez & I served at San Andres Apostol Parish for dawn mass 5 AM. The parish priest, Fr. Vic Flores, was the presider
DECEMBER 20 to 24 = Master of Ceremonies at Dawn Masses.
* Visited friends at Santolan, Pasig.
* Met KOA people… Angelo Rosalinas, Monard, Ian, Raven Dacanay
Treated to restau by Carlo Narvasa. Overnight “accidentally” at Yuhna’s house adjacent to the church.
Visited Jekko Ordonez morning of Dec.
CHRISTMAS EVE MASS… as usual, Master of Ceremonies 9 PM
DECEMBER 25 = Served 10 AM and 6.30 AM
DECEMBER 26 =
Attended 6 AM Saturday Mass
Got a new serplice from Carlo Narvasa
Went to Sta. Lucia Mall to develop my image files from USB >> 4R
Watched “Detective Conan” Movie at Yuhna’s house
Attended 6 PM Anticipated Mass
DECEMBER 27 =
Served 10 AM Mass
Went to Kapitolyo to attend Fiesta of the Holy Family
Joined procession with Mrs. Emma Ilagan, my godmother in Confirmation
Visited Mrs. Rose Samson
DECEMBER 28 =
Attended 6 AM Mass. Ral Paguergan delivered homily as part of his assignment
Reunion 4-DAVAO 2005-2006 @ Randell Morales’ house. Present: ME, Dedace, Nariz, Lontoc, Lavilla, Coronado, Sy, Barrantes, Morales, Bautista, Tabucol, Lontok, Capco, Acorda, Chua, Tan, Intalan, Cabral, Reyes, Ramos)
DECEMBER 29 =
Arrived at Samson house 3:30 PM. Joined them to BF Resort, Las Piñas City. Kasama si Tito Mel, his son, Tita Rose, and Joshua their apo
Attended 6 PM Mass of Msgr. Felipe Ocol, parish priest of Mary, Mother of the Church Parish (who was Kapitolyo’s first pastor, 1976-1986)
Christmas Party of MMCP
DECEMBER 30 =
Attended Christmas Party of our parish (after 7:30 PM Mass)
DECEMBER 31 =
9:00 AM – trained the servers for the New Year Eve Mass
9:00 PM – served as Master of Ceremonies for NY Eve Mass
Happy New Year! Didn’t stay long outside, because I felt suffocated by the smoke from the fireworks
JANUARY 1, 2010 FRIDAY
Visited my “ninang sa binyag” Mrs. Rose Adea Sarte, and stayed afternoon
6:30 PM – served again the Mass