The Diocesan Council of Filipino Catholics (DCFC), Diocese of San Jose, invites one and all to the annual celebration of the of the nine-day Novena Masses in honor of Santo Niño (Holy Child) from January 10 to January 18 to be held at different parishes. Bishop Patrick J. McGrath and Bishop Oscar Cantú will be the celebrants at the final celebration on Saturday, January 19, at noon at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph, 80 S. Market Street, San Jose. A colorful procession of the Filipino “Sinulog and Karakol” will take place in the Cathedral at 11:45 a.m preceding the Mass. At 6:30 p.m., a dinner dance, capping the celebration will be held at the Pavalkis Hall of Saint John the Baptist church, 279 S. Main St., Milpitas. Ticket is $30 prepaid and $35 at the door. For information, call Lou (408) 439-9414, Poi (408) 729-7228 or Marilyn (408) 834-9577.