Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish - Barásoain Church is a Roman Catholic church built in 1888 in Malolos, Bulacan. Having earned the title as the "Cradle of Democracy in the East, the most important religious building in the Philippines", and the site of the First Philippine Republic, the church is proverbial for its historical importance among Filipinos.

Schedule of Masses

Weekends and Saturdays

  • 5:00 AM - first Fridays only (with live stream)

  • 6:00 AM - morning mass (with live stream)

  • 6:00 PM - evening mass / anticipated mass on Saturdays (live stream only on Saturdays)

Sundays

  • 6:00 AM (with live stream)

  • 8:00 AM

  • 9:00 AM

  • 10:00 AM

  • 11:00 AM

  • 5:00 PM

  • 6:00 PM - English mass (with live stream)

News and Updates

Diocesan Guidelines Concerning Social Media in Post-Pandemic Era

In a diocesan bulletin posted on 9 November 2022, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Malolos has issued guidelines for those parishes currently live streaming their masses. It specifically grants, on a limited basis, the continuation of live streaming in parishes with equipment and capacity to do so.

In line with these guidelines, the parish is adjusting its live streaming schedule accordingly. The new schedule of live streaming are as follows:

WEEKDAYS

  • 6:00 AM

SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS

  • 6:00 AM

  • 6:00 PM (Anticipated mass on Saturdays; English mass on Sundays)

The pastoral guidelines may be downloaded here.

Barasoain Church Participated in Red Wednesday Campaign

A yearly tradition of Roman Catholic Churches around the world every last week of ordinary times is the Red Wednesday Campaign in which persecution and martyrdom of church members and of the faithful in places were Christianity is either prohibited or restricted is remembered.

This year's activity was held on 23 November 2022 at 6:00 PM in which the church was lit with red lights to commemorate the blood spilled by martyrs for the church. A mass was offered for those living under persecution and martyrs.

The participation of the parish marks that the community is one with the whole church in remembering those living under the shadows of persecution for their faith.

List of Activities for Christ the King 2022

On 20 November 2022, the church will celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. In connection to this, there will be novena masses from 11 to 19 November 2022 in San Gabriel Chapel.


On the eve of the feast (19 November 2022), there will be an Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 7:00 PM to 4:00 PM after the 6:00 PM mass.


The schedule of masses for the said celebration will be the same as a regular Sunday schedule; there will be a benediction on 4:30 AM and a procession on 5:00 AM from San Gabriel to the church itself.


Everyone is invited to participate in the activities.

Pamaskong Handog 2022 Gift-Giving Program On-Going

The parish will again hold its annual Pamaskong Handog this Christmas Season, 2022. Those interested to participate and give to the needy may purchase Noche Buena packs in the church entrance for PHP 100.00 which can be donated during the offertory of masses.

Notice for Families with Relatives in Barasoain Catholic Cemetery

Those with relatives lying in Barasoain Catholic Cemetery are called upon by the church to present themselves to the parish office until 30 November 2022 to signify their interest in keeping their lots and niches.

By 1 December 2022, all families who have failed to show up are considered not interested in keeping their lots and niches anymore and may be reassigned to others.