SPCC Cebu City
St. Arnold Janssen Parish
On June 16, 2005, birthday of Fr. Francis Jordan, the project took a major leap when the Parish priest, Fr. Cornelio Alpuerto, SVD, and the Parish Pastoral Council accepted the project to reach out to the children at St. Arnold Janssen Parish where the Sisters have been serving the urban poor for the last 5 years.
The St. Arnold Janssen Parish (SAJP) is part of Barangay Basak, San Nicolas, Cebu City. This part is considered one of the most depressed areas with so many squatters where houses are extension of the foreshore built on stilts. It is very densely populated. Some parts of the area are swampy and many houses are on water and impassable when it is high tide. In this parish, economic