Bukaspalad at WYD 2008

2 08 2008

BukasPalad sang at the Cultural Night of Magis08 at St. Ignatius College, Riverview and during the Youth Festival at St. Aloysius College in Sydney. They sang with other delegates of Magis08. Magis08 was the largest single group in World Youth Day: 12,000 young people from all over the world.



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JMM and UP in a Prayer Concert

7 04 2008

On December 12, 2007, the Jesuit Music Ministry and the UP Chaplaincy held a prayer concert at the Church of the Gesu, Ateneo de Manila University. Musica Chiesa accompanied the University of the Philippines’ religious organizations: ICTUS, UPSCA, Youth for Christ YFC, Christ’s Youth in Action CYA, Canto Cinco (C5), and UP’s premiere chorale, the UP Concert Chorus. The prayer concert prepared students in the Season of Advent.

Cubao Diocesan Youth Assembly

30 04 2007

29 April 2007. Good Shepherd Sunday. The Diocese of Cubao’s Commission on the Youth led by Fr. Steve Zabala and Fr. Jojo Monis invited the Jesuit Music Ministry to perform in their first Diocesan Youth Assembly at the covered courts of Christ the King Seminary in E. Rodriguez. The crowd’s response to our performances was overwhelming. Our songs were well-received. The young crowd sang and danced with us. The notable performances were as follows.

Noel Cabangon performed Ako’y Mabuting Pilipino and Kanlungan.
Fr. Jboy SJ was emcee.

Hangad sang Magnificat and The Easter Journey
UP Filipiniana Dance Group: Mr. Van Manalo choreographed The Christ Child from the album, Pasko Na! They also performed the opening number, Children of Easter Morn and the finale, Papuri.

Reymond Sajor, Philippine Idol Season 1 sang Sa Yo Lamang, Sandaling Pinakahihintay, and Panunumpa with the young screaming and singing with him.
BukasPalad sang I Seek You for I Thirst and Humayo’t Ihayag — the audienced danced with them.
Musica Chiesa (Church Music) played Children of Easter Morn, Psalm 100, Stand By Me Still, Prayer to a Beautiful God and the medley of JMM songs. They accompanied Reymond Sajor and performed the last salvo: Papuri. Musica Chiesa performs every 11:00 am Sunday mass in UP.
Canto Cinco (C5) sang Make a Joyful Noise/Psalm 100, Stand by Me Still and the JMM Medley of I will sing forever, Anima Christi, Paghahandog, Ito ang Araw, Awit ng Paghahangad, and Tanging Yaman. Soloists were Ayel Olaguer, Jett Galindo, Julius Oliveros of C5, and Marife Villaroman of BukasPalad. The audience sang and waved their hands with us! Amazing!

More pictures here. Am still collecting the pictures from other cameras.