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Let Us Reflect for Nine Dawns

Updated: Dec 22, 2022



Misa de Gallo, or famously called Simbang Gabi or Christmas Novena, will start on the 16th December (Friday) to 24th December (Saturday), all days starting at 5:00am. This will be the first time that the Parish of St Benedict's in Newton will have this celebration.


Join us, as we prepare the way and ourselves for the commemoration of the coming of the Lord!


For Scheduled Choir groups, please see below the PowerPoint templates to be used for projecting to the screens.


On the weekends of Christmas and New Year, there will be other scheduled mases at St Benedict's Parish below.

  • 24th December (Saturday): 6:00pm and 9:00pm Parish Mass, & 11:00pm Filipino Chaplaincy Mass.

  • 25th December (Sunday): 9:30am Parish Mass, 11:30am Filipino Chaplaincy Mass, & 1:30pm Indonesian Chaplaincy Mass.

  • 31st December (Saturday): 6:00pm Parish Mass, & 9:00pm Holy Hour followed by Mass.

  • 1st January (Sunday): 9:30am Parish Mass, & 11:30am Filipino Chaplaincy Mass.

Schedules for Sponsors, Choir, and Lay Ministers

Day 1 - 16th December (Friday)

SPONSORS: Sto. Nino Devotees, and the Families of Batucan, Villos, Fanuncio, Dorado, Guevarra, Noblejas, Tipache, and Villanueva

CHOIR: Gaudete

READERS: Tintin Tenorio & Delia Espenido

MINISTERS OF COMMUNION: c/o Carmen Shaw

ALTAR SERVERS: Trish P, Jade C, Josh C, & Hanielle DJ


Day 2 - 17th December (Saturday)

SPONSORS: Families of Molera, Malaluan, Garcia, Castillo, Familara, Tapia, Maniapig, and Pardo.

CHOIR: El Shaddai

READERS: Thelma Carlos & Mailin Higgins

MINISTERS OF COMMUNION: c/o Carmen Shaw

ALTAR SERVERS: Janloyd, Trish P, Jade C, & Josh C


Day 3 - 18th December (Sunday)

SPONSORS: Families of Raymundo, Ruiz, Groen, Diaz, Padlan, Bautista, Caballero, Warren, Nicolas, Daculan, Francisco.

CHOIR: Maria Assumpta - Beachaven Parish Filipino Community

READERS: Ceclie Manese, Thelma Carlos, & Oscar Laderas

MINISTERS OF COMMUNION: c/o Carmen Shaw

ALTAR SERVERS: Janloyd, Trish P, Jade C, Josh C, Vonn V


Day 4 - 19th December (Monday)

SPONSORS: Families of Manio, Villalobos, Magallon, Capunitan, Ama, Julian, Eltanal

CHOIR: St Patrick's Filipino Community of Panmure

READERS: Djoh Leedom & Flor Caluya

MINISTERS OF COMMUNION: c/o Carmen Shaw

ALTAR SERVERS: Trish P, Jade C, Josh C, & Miann V


Day 5 - 20th December (Tuesday)

SPONSORS: Families of Samin, Pascual, Cabrera, Udanga, Mariano, Ventura, Espenido