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St. Joseph The Defender Parish ( Parokya ni San Jose, Tagapagtanggol)



St. Joseph the Defender Parish

The Parish of St. Joseph the Defender is located at Sto. Domingo Street, Dona Juana Homes, Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City. It was established on June 7, 1997 with Fr. Rolyn B. Francisco, a diocesan priest, installed as parish priest who continued to serve until June 2007. On June 2007, the new parish priest Fr. Benito Claveria, OFM, a Franciscan priest was installed.

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St. Arnold Janssen Parish

On June 16, 2005, birthday of Fr. Francis Jordan, the project took a major leap when the Parish priest, Fr. Cornelio Alpuerto, SVD, and the Parish Pastoral Council accepted the project to  reach out to the children at St. Arnold Janssen Parish where the Sisters have been serving the urban poor for the last 5 years.

The St. Arnold Janssen Parish (SAJP) is part of Barangay Basak, San Nicolas, Cebu City. This part is considered one of the most depressed areas with so many squatters where houses are extension of the foreshore built on stilts. It is very densely populated. Some parts of the area are swampy and many houses are on water and impassable when it is high tide. In this parish, economic

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PCWC Stands for Pastoral Care for Women and Children

logo_DNPCWC began in 2006 as an initiative of the Salvatorian Pastoral Care for Children upon the invitation of the Bishop of the Diocese of Novaliches, Most Reverend Bishop Antonio Tobias, DD.

PCWC organized a Pastoral Network for Women  and Children (PNWC)  in  2006 as  a working hand     of the PCWC…in response to the need to protect the women and children in the Diocese of Novaliches from  various abuses, the PCWC and PNWC workstogether  for awareness raising and advocacy, referrals and strengthening network.


Vision :
  • A community where women and children live in a just, humane and safe environment.
  • Inspired by the spirit of collaboration, the Pastoral Network commits:
    • To respond to the needs of women and children
    • To empower the community towards the attainment of their full potential and development

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