STATEMENT OF CONCERN OVER THE PROPOSED ANTI-TERRORISM ACT OF 2020

"What father among you, if his son asks for a fish will instead of a fish give him a serpent; or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?" (Luke 11.11-12 RSV) The Council of Bishops of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines expresses grave concern over the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of … Continue reading STATEMENT OF CONCERN OVER THE PROPOSED ANTI-TERRORISM ACT OF 2020

Easter Vigil Homily

A blessed evening to you all. Tonight I am coming to you from St. Luke’s Chapel of the Cathedral of the Resurrection In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen We gather tonight, not as we were used to, by physically coming together. But we come together … Continue reading Easter Vigil Homily

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF A VIBRANT AND DYNAMIC AUTONOMOUS CHURCH

Resurrection Episcopal Church, Ormoc City Last Friday, 1st May 2020, the Episcopal Church in the Philippines celebrated its 30th year as an autonomous and independent Province (national Church) of the Anglican Communion. This was done in silent prayers in keeping with the spirit of the times as the world continues to battle  a dreadful virus … Continue reading CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF A VIBRANT AND DYNAMIC AUTONOMOUS CHURCH

THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF NORTH CENTRAL PHILIPPINES (Created in 1989)

The Most. Rev. Nestor Poltic, Bishop 358 Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City P.O. Box 403, Baguio City, Philippines Telephone #443-7705 Email: edncpbaguio1990@yahoo.com\ Brief History The Episcopal Diocese of North Central Philippines was formed out of a division of the Diocese of Central Philippines in February 1989 when the Annual Diocesan Convention elected the Rev. Dr. Artemio … Continue reading THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF NORTH CENTRAL PHILIPPINES (Created in 1989)

HOMILY FOR PRIME BISHOP ED

This afternoon, we have come together for the interment of the remains of our late beloved Prime Bishop Edward Pacyaya Malecdan. We join his wife, Manang Myrnam, their children and relatives in mourning his passing away from this earthly life. The death of a loved one always brings grief and sadness, especially to the family, … Continue reading HOMILY FOR PRIME BISHOP ED

Episcopal Church-Founded Cooperatives Contribute to Progress in Rural Parishes

From P20K to P173M (An ECP Vision 2018 Story) Well-meaning individuals have observed that ECP Vision 2018 was accordingly too parochial and focused on the institutional interest of the Church without much consideration to the day-to-day realities of its members. The experience of St. William’s Parish in Butigue, Paracelis completely debunks this observation and validates … Continue reading Episcopal Church-Founded Cooperatives Contribute to Progress in Rural Parishes

Super Typhoon Yolanda Victims Dedicate Their Own Church

Testimony by Attorney Floyd Lalwet December 16. Tonight is my family's Christmas party at my sister's house in Trinidad. I'm going to miss that and, except for my brother Joe Anthony if he is on overseas assignment, this will be the first time that a member of the family will be absent. I'm really very … Continue reading Super Typhoon Yolanda Victims Dedicate Their Own Church

ECP WELCOMES TWO NEW VOLUNTEERS

Two volunteers from the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) of The Episcopal Church have come to join in the ministries of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) for one-year terms of service. Ben Hansknecht, a graduate of Wildlife Management, will be working on tree planting and other ecological restoration projects in the Visayas Mission … Continue reading ECP WELCOMES TWO NEW VOLUNTEERS