Chef Jessie Wows Libis Moms with Quick Healthy Cooking

Last November 25, the Ladies of Charity invited nationally-renowned Chef Jessie Sincioco to teach the Libis community moms - and a few dads as well - how to cook simple, cheap yet nutritious and nice-to look-at meals for the family. Fifty mothers came to the tutorial. Chef Jessie deliberately prepared a dish using typical leftovers found in the fridge. She also gave several pointers while cooking: ‣ Eat only when hungry. ‣ Never cook too much. When you do, the family feels compelled to eat what’s on the table. ‣ Focus on breakfast…continue reading →

Ladies of Charity Holds Rummage Sale

The Ladies of Charity - CTK Chapter held their rummage sale all day last November 19 at the LOC Lingap Center beside the Divine Mercy Chapel. For the past two weeks preceding, the LOC had been broadcasting their request for parishioners to bring their donations of used clothes, toys, appliances, etc. The proceeds always go to fund their social outreach projects.         continue reading →

Christmas Party for LOC’s Feeding Program Participants at LES

The Ladies of Charity (LOC) held a Christmas party last December 15 for the beneficiaries of their feeding program at Libis Elementary School. A hundred first and second- graders from Libis Elementary School are currently in the program. With recommendation from the school administration, beneficiaries had been chosen based on nutritional needs, and their family and financial background. LES principal Chelma Cabatic opened the program with welcome remarks and extended her thanks to Christ the King Parish for its continuing support for the school. The kids were given a special Jollibee treat of…continue reading →

Advent Recollection for Kasambahays, Drivers & Community Helpers

The kasambahays, drivers and community helpers had their own Advent day of recollection last December 4 and 5. Participants had a choice of either date , depending on their schedules. F r . Bong Guerrero served as recollection leader, replacing Fr. William Garcia, who had to attend to an emergency. The event is an annual project of the Catholic Women’s League. For this 2017 Advent recollection, a total of 48 participants attended, 30 on Monday December 4 and 18 on Tuesday, December 5. The CWL ladies prepared the room, the projection system, the…continue reading →

Seniors’ Fiesta Assembly: Food, Games, Talks, and Swinging

It was another ‘festive’ morning last November 19 as the senior citizens of Christ the King Parish Greenmeadows enjoyed the ‘Seniors Fiesta’ event, held from 10 am to 12 nn at the Social Hall of the CTK Formation Center. Over a hundred senior citizens - and some were ‘super seniors’ - came to the assembly. Not wishing to tinker with a highly successful formula, Sunrise Ministry heads Doy and Estrelle Lopez drew up a program similar to the previous seniors’ assembly. There were two keynote speakers in the program. The first was Msgr.…continue reading →

CTK Confirmation Rites for a Record 51 Confirmands

CTK’s Sacrament of Confirmation was held last November 18, Saturday, at the Main Church, from 9 am to 11 am. The Confirmation Rite was officiated by Monsignor Antonio Mortillero. The actual rites were slightly held up when it was found that the Libis confirmands had not yet done confession prior to the mass. But a quick scramble by the organizers to get as many confessors as possible solved what could have been a major emergency. The Confirmation Rite proceeded solemnly with evocative music and a rousing homily by Monsignor Mortillero. A total of…continue reading →

Annual First Communion Rites at the Parish

For 2017, the Christ the King Parish’s First Communion was held last November 11. There were 20 first-time communicants all of whom attended the First Communion Catechetical classes on October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22, October 29, and November 5. Receiving their First Communion were: • Apuad, Lucky Belle • Araullo, Tyrell Atreides • Bicierro, Andrea Dionne • Chuanico, Ian • Dela Cruz, Jenella • Eroy, Joseph Laorance • Francisco, Noah Yusef • Labanza, Ryeberg Xannder • Laigo, Nathaniel James • Mariazeta, Manolo Rafael • Natores, Monique Joy • Onabia, Nicole…continue reading →

CTK Hosts Fiesta Eve Fellowship Dinner

Right after the 6 pm Saturday mass on November 25, Christ the King Parish held the Fiesta Night fellowship and thanksgiving dinner for all Parish Pastoral Council members, Eucharistic ministers, lectors-commentators, greeter collectors, parish staff, village coordinators, and other involved parishioners. CTK parish priest Fr. Bong Tupino formally opened the Fiesta Eve thanksgiving dinner by thanking everyone for coming and doing the grace before meal. Nearly 300 people came, with the biggest contingent coming from the Libis community, with some 100 in attendance. Leila Banico, Worship Ministry head, was overall organizer for the…continue reading →

Christ the King Parish Celebrates Feast of Christ the King

Christ the King Parish Greenmeadows formally celebrated its Fiesta Day last November 26, the last Sunday in Ordinary Time. Older parishioners might recall that on November 25, 1979, at the Feast of Christ the King, in a mass officiated by His Eminence Jaime Cardinal L. Sin, then the Archbishop of Manila, a new parish composed of Bgy. Libis, Bgy. Bagumbayan, the gated villages of White Plains and St. Ignatius, and the newly-opened Corinthian Gardens and Greenmeadows wa s formally established, out of the original territory that used to belong to Our Lady of…continue reading →

Commemorating All the Faithful Departed

Christ the King Parish announced three initiatives in preparation for the November 2 commemoration of all the faithful departed. First, the parish invited parishioners to write down the names of beloved family members, relatives and friends on the envelope provided at the back of the church and at the parish office and drop these at the designated boxes. The CTK priests prayed for and blessed the names of the departed throughout the November 1 to November 9 novena masses. Second, CTK crypts were opened from 6 am to 10 pm from October 25…continue reading →