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Parish of the Lord of Divine Mercy

Historical Background

A. Parish

In early eighties , a vacant lot along Madasalin street was used as a temporary chapel for almost 2 years. Thereafter, the officers and members of the Sikatuna Villagers Association, and Sikatuna Ladies, met and decided to purchase a lot for the purpose of constructing a church. The present location was the choice and negotiations started. Fund-raising campaign followed with the wholehearted efforts and overwhelming response from the community. Instead of a simple one-story place of worship, a multi story church was built. Funds came, not only from the villagers but also from here and abroad. Birthday and wedding anniversary celebrators asked for donations instead of gifts. Each one gave time, treasures and talents generously. Architects, engineers and other professionals gave free services and those who had funds shared their blessing in cash and in kind. Others helped clean the premises. The priest and seminarians and the countless, faceless names of dearly beloved friends, donors and patrons that helped before and even after the birth of the Church of Divine Mercy will always be remembered with deep sense of gratitude.

His Eminence Jaime Cardinal L. Sin, on his pastoral visit in 1993, saw the completed church in Sikatuna Village and within a week, sent Rev. Fr. Clemente Ignacio and on April 16, 1993 installed him as the first Parish Priest.

 The succeeding Parish Priest were:

Rev. Fr. Rufino Yabut — February 1, 1994 – July 27, 1998

Rev. Fr. Roy Limquiaco — July 28, 1998 – March 30, 2000

Rev. Fr. Ronald Macale — March 30, 2000 to January 19, 2006

Rev. Fr. Michell Joe B. Zerrudo — January 20, 2006 to Present

 In 1996, PLDM acquired the “Bahay Pagmamahal”, which served as our multi-purpose center, where we have the learning center. Again, funds came from various fund raising activities of the Fiesta committee, Lord of Divine Mercy Parish Foundation, Inc. Archdiocese of Manila.

In 2001, the Pastoral Center Executive Committee (PCEC) was created to come out with a 5-year fund raising program to generate funds to acquire the 470 square meter adjacent lot of the church and construction of the future Divine Mercy Pastoral Center .

In August 22, 2003, the parish has acquired the adjacent lot funded by interest free loans from anonymous parishioners and various fund raising activities.

During the fiesta mass on April 18, 2004, the certificate of title was officially turned over to Most Reverend Honesto F. Ongtioco, D.D., Bishop of Cubao.

B. Parish Youth Ministry

Structure

A. PYM Officers

B. Regular Activities

Formation Programs

Gallery (Pictures)

Contact Information

A. Parish Address

Madasalin cor Maamo Sts.
Sikatuna Village, Quezon City

B. Telephone No.

921-3337;433-3239
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