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LIST: Online services you can avail of during community quarantine

/ 07:42 PM March 15, 2020
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The Metro Manila community quarantine is in effect starting today, March 15 until April 14 as a measure to contain the spread of the contagious COVID-19.

For the next 30 days, residents in the National Capital Region (NCR) must limit their activities to only those considered “essential,” such as reporting to work or buying necessities like food and medicine.


Mass gatherings are also being limited, including fiestas and graduations. Religious organizations in the metro have turned to live-streaming services in accordance with the quarantine.

In the time of a health emergency, technology presents services that could make staying at home more convenient. The following is a list of links to online services available in Metro Manila:



Metro Mart

Stores: Robinsons Supermarket, S&R, Rustan’s, Shopwise, Family Mart, National Bookstore and more
Delivery schedule: Depends on store partner


Products: Same as stocks in brick-and-mortar stores
Delivery schedule: From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Stores: Puregold, Fisher Supermarket, Ever Supermarket and more
Delivery schedule: Same day or customized time


The Green Grocer

Products: Organic produce, natural meat, dairy products, deli and more
Delivery schedule: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

The Vegan Grocer

Products: Frozen vegan food, vegan desserts, beauty and wellness products and more
Delivery schedule: Same day via Grab or Lalamove



Delivery time: Within four hours if within delivery schedule cut-off in Metro Manila
Delivery fee: Minimum order for delivery is P250 with P50 delivery fee; free delivery for minimum purchase of P1,000


Delivery time: two to seven days within NCR
Delivery fee: Free shipping with minimum order of P1,200. If below minimum, shipping fee is P50

Catholic masses

The guidelines on attending an online mass, according to the Diocesan Ministry for Liturgical Affairs, are as follows:

  • Prepare table with cover, candles, crucifix or images of saints
  • Dress up and participate as if you are there physically
  • Make spiritual act of communion
  • Remove distractions (e.g. food, phones, noise)

Quiapo Church

Monday to Sunday – 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.

Manila Cathedral

Monday to Friday – 7:30 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
Saturday – 7:30 a.m.
Sunday – 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 6 p.m.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Cubao

Monday to Saturday – 8 a.m.
Sunday – 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 6 p.m.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalookan

Sunday – 6:30 a.m., 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 3 p.m., 4:15 p.m, 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 8 p.m.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Pasig

Monday to Saturday – 6 a.m, 9 a.m., 12 p.m, 6 p.m.
Sunday – 6 a.m, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m, 3 p.m, 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m.

Sambuhay TV Mass

Monday to Saturday – 6:15 a.m., 5 p.m. (Sunday anticipated mass)

Santísimo Rosario Parish – University of Santo Tomas

Monday to Sunday – 10 a.m.

Santuario de San Antonio Parish

Monday to Saturday – 8 a.m., 6 p.m. (Sunday anticipated mass)
Sunday – 8 a.m., 12 p.m., 6 p.m.

Shrine of Mary, Queen Of Peace, Our Lady of EDSA

Monday to Sunday – 12:15 p.m.

Worship services


Online worship service per church is collated here.

Greenhills Christian Fellowship

Sunday – Video upload of service done by 8 p.m.


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