Mt. Carmel Cathedral and San Vicente altar servers played against each other during the Inter-Parochial Basketball Tournament in 2014 at Mt. Carmel School Gym. This year's Sports Fest will feature other sports events.

MCYM Hosts First Annual Sports Fest

Posted by - July 9, 2017

The Youth Ministry of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral is holding its First Annual Sports Fest on July 14 and 15, 2017. This sporting event is open to all the parishes in Saipan. Edward S. Dela Cruz, the coordinator of Mt. Carmel Ministry Youth Ministry expressed how this event is meant to foster a

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Bishop Ryan and the clergy and religious of the diocese joins the Pastorelle Sisters for a group photo after the Thanksgiving Mass commemorating the 58th Anniversary of the Pontifical approval of the Sisters of Jesus the Good Shepherd (SJBP)

Pastorelle Sisters Celebrate Pontifical Approval Anniversary

Posted by - July 1, 2017

His Excellency Ryan P. Jimenez, DD presided the Mass of the Solemnity of Peter and Paul at the Pastorelle Sisters Convent in San Antonio last Thursday as the sisters celebrate the 58th Anniversary of the Pontifical approval of the Sisters of Jesus Good Shepherd. It was on June 29, 1959 that, then Pope John XXIII

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His Excellency Ryan P. Jimenez, DD, led the Benediction Prayer in one of the altar stations outside Mt. Carmel Cathedral during Corpus Christi procession last Sunday.

Saipan’s Parishes Celebrate Corpus Christi

Posted by - June 25, 2017

From San Roque to San Antonio, parishes in Saipan celebrated the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) with the traditional procession of the Blessed Sacrament with the Solemn Blessing on the faithful. Altar stations beautifully decorated were set up around the church ground where the Blessed Sacrament carried by

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Significant Dates In The Life Of Blessed Margarita Maria Maturana

Posted by - June 3, 2017

•    July 25, 1884 Maria Pilar Lopez de Maturana and her twin sister, Leonor, were born in Bilbao, Spain. •    January 10, 1901 she entered the boarding school of Berriz. •    January 25, 1903 she joined the Mercedarian monastery of the “Vera Cruz” of Berriz. •    August 15, 1904 she made her first vows and

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Representatives from Mt. Carmel Class of 1990 presented its first scholarship award to Nathaniel Snodgrass at the MCS graduation ceremony on May 28, 2017.

Class of 1990 Presented Scholarship Award

Posted by - June 3, 2017

In an effort to give back to its alma mater and to help strengthen the island workforce and community, Mt. Carmel Class of 1990 recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who won the scholarship by submitting an application that focused on a desire to return from college to give back to the

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May Flower Festival 'queens' riding on beautifully decorated floats waved at the crowds during the parade as San Antonio celebrated the closing of the Marian month of May and the 100th Anniversary of the the Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima.

San Antonio Celebrates May Flower Festival

Posted by - June 3, 2017

Biba Santa Maria! It was a festive occasion last Sunday, May 28, 2017 as parishioners and community members flocked to San Antonio Parish for the May Flower Festival 2017 in celebration of the Centennial of Our Lady of Fatima. 32 lovely women – 22 queens and 10 parish representatives, together with the 2015 Little Mr.

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Junior High and Kindergarten graduates with Most Reverend Ryan P. Jimenez, Bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa.

ESFDB Junior High and Kindergarten Promotion

Posted by - June 3, 2017

By: Edward C. Maratita, Jr. Eskuelan San Francisco de Borja held its graduation ceremony on Monday, May 29 at the San Francisco de Borja Church. Eight years of hard work culminated in one final celebration as two of Eskuelan San Francisco de Borja junior high graduates strode across the aisle with their parents. Joining the

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ESFDB Track and Field team front row, from left: MJ Mahusay, Kaitlyn Balgoa, Autumn Hocog, Eclaire Ladao, SonJoe Manuel. Back row from left: Perry Mesngon II, Titus Hocog, Edgar Aaron Tuazon, and Brylle Reyel.

ESFDB students experience first Track and Field Meet

Posted by - May 27, 2017

By Edward C. Maratita, Jr. The idea of scholastic sports is to provide a fun and learning experience, create excitement, and playing where a student athlete can look to achieve their goals to the minimum or maximum potential. Eskuelan San Francisco de Borja track and field team was in Saipan for the 2017 PSS/McDonald’s All

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San Isidro Parish devotees of Sinapalu Village of Luta, venerated San Isidro feast days and processions throughout the village.

Luta Parishioners Celebrates the Feast of San Isidro

Posted by - May 27, 2017

By Edward C. Maratita, Jr. and Rev. Fr. Isidro Ogumoro One of the most celebrated feast in Luta, the Feast Day of San Isidro who is the Sinapalu Village patron saint as well as the patron saint of farmers. The celebration of the Feast of San Isidro Labrador started with a novena on May 12

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