VICARIATE OF STA. RITA DE CASCIA

PARISH OF THE HEARTS OF JESUS AND MARY
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ADDRESS:  Daily Mirror St. cor. Bulletin St., West Triangle, Quezon City
CONTACT NUMBER: Office:371-9102 / Convent:372-1097
FEAST DAY: Movable Feast of the Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart
TITULAR: Two Hearts of Jesus and Mary

BOUNDARIES:

West Ave. from Delta Bldg. To Examiner St. Quezon Ave. from NSO Edsa, to Delta Bldg.


PARISH PRIEST:
  • REV. MSGR. DANIEL B. STA. MARIA
    Parish Priest
FORMER PARISH PRIESTS:
  • Rev. Fr. Rio G. Evangelista (1988-2000)
  • Rev. Fr. Joselito R. Martin (2000-2002)
  • Rev. Fr. Jose S. Tupino, III (2002-2006)
  • Fr. Ariston L. Sison, Jr. (2006-2012)
SCHEDULE OF MASSES:
  • Monday to Thursday
    6:30 am, 6:00 pm
  • Friday
    6:30 am, 12:15 pm, 6:00 pm
  • Saturday
    6:30 am, 6:00 pm, 7:15 pm
  • Sunday
    6:00 am, 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:15 am,
    11:30 am, 6:00 pm, 7:15 pm
WEDDINGS:
  • By Appointment
Annointing of the sick:
  • Anytime
DEVOTIONS:
  • Perpetual Help
    Wednesday 6:10 am and 5:35 pm
  • Hearts of Jesus and Mary Devotion
    Every First Friday 7:00 pm
CONFESSIONS:
  • Wednesday and Friday
    6:00 - 7:00 pm
HISTORY:

Initially but a makeshift altar, the Chapel of the Nativity was built upon the initiative of the employees of the DBP Housing area, led by Mr. and Mrs. Delfin Palacios.  It was later administered by Msgr. Alfredo Reyes, parish priest at Sta. Rita in the Philamlife Village.  He was assisted by guest priests, notably Frs. Ben Villote, Israel Nacu, Dick Freiss, and Dave Veihland.  The Chapel of the Nativity community was made by Jaime Cardinal L. Sin a new parish, renamed “Parish of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary,” on February 27, 1988.  Fr. Rio G. Evangelista was designated as the first parish priest

Through the persistent efforts of Barangay Captain Atty. Arturo De Leon and Fr. Dave Veihland, the Quezon City government, through Mayor Brigido Simon, awarded a contract of lease of the church site to the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila.  Built on the site was a beautiful church, which was formally consecrated and dedicated by Jaime Cardinal L. Sin, D.D., on May 3, 1992.

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