Brief Background About the Community…

The members of the community came from different areas of Muntinlupa City, as far as Sucat, Muntinlupa to Tunasan. Formerly informal settlers, now given the security of a place to stay without the fear of being evicted, a family was provided with a 20 sqm house by the National Housing Authority. Sometimes, a dwelling houses as many as 2-3 families. Many of the church volunteers have been active before in the parishes they have once belonged to. When they transferred starting 2008, there has been no celebration of the Eucharist for at least a year. After that, mass was celebrated once every Sunday in different locations, such as the National Housing Authority office as well as the covered court. When the quasi-parish was established October 14, 2012 under the patronage of the newly canonized saint, San Pedro Calungsod, 2 masses were celebrated every Sunday, 6AM and 5PM. Street masses were held on weekdays in the different areas of the community.

No community is created out of nothing. It comes into being because of people being brought together by chance or by choice. It is brought together because of God’s plan.

Members of the parish bring with them their hopes and dreams, their fears and biases, their best and worst practices and traditions when it comes to the faith. It is from these background that the joyful and challenging task of community building takes place.


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