Celebrating National Bible Week in the Philippines

by Cassien, sx Every year, The Philippines celebrate the importance of the Bible in Nation-building. During this period, especially the National Bible Sunday the homilies and BEC sharing focus on the Bible’s role in changing the people’s lives. This annual event started in 1982 when President Ferdinand E. Marcos declared …

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Young people, the Faith and Vocation

Fr. Eugenio Pulcini, sx “Those who have come into genuine contact with Christ, cannot keep him for themselves”. (Novo millennio ineunte, 40) Pope Francis has convoked the Synod of Bishops for October 2018 to discuss the topic “Young people, the faith and vocational discernment”. The path to the Synod began with reflections contained in …

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Our Lady of Guadalupe in Marikina

Hello Friends, my name is Roberto Vega Juarez. I am from Mexico. On December 12, the Mexican people celebrated 486 years of the presence of Our Lady of Guadalupe in this beautiful country. Now, I am living in the Philippines and this is my first time that I celebrated the …

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Celebrating a joyful deacon Ordination in Manila Philippines

By: Antoine Mushagalusa SX Most Reverend Antonio Tobias bishop of the Diocese of Novaliches, most reverend Fr. Mexicano Ferrer superior delegate of the Xaverian Missionaries in the Philippines, Reverend Fathers, Reverend deacons, Dear religious brothers and Sisters, Dear Parents, Dear brothers, and sisters, Good morning. I am standing in front …

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AN EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE WITH GOD

By: Lellian Loyola The Roman Catholic has seven sacraments, and one of them is the confirmation. I was confirmed on November 11, 2017, and I would like to share this experience. In my own understanding, confirmation is being baptized again; renewal of faith; deepening of the relationship with God. I …

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Celebrating St. Guido Maria Conforti in the Xaverian Delegation of the Philippines

The Xaverian Delegation of the Philippines decided to gather on November 4 to celebrate the solemnity of our Founder St. Guido Maria Conforti. The meeting place was the International Theologate community. The advantage of being a small delegation gives us the opportunity to come all together every year to commemorate …

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COMMEMORATION OF DECEASED CONFRERES, FR. ALDO AND BR. MARTIN

By Erik Tjeunfin, sx. My beloved brothers, today we gather together, as a family united by faith, around the eternal place of our brothers Fr. Everaldo dos Santos and Bro. Martin Mbende. By visiting the cemetery, we want to acknowledge Fr. Aldo and Br. Martin who were part and gift …

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Amazing World Mission Month (WMM)

By: Antoine, SX What Newness do you see in this world Mission Month 2017? October is known by the millennials to be a happy and reaching out month. By the fact that it is challengingly bringing about new discoveries in the Church (now), October stresses the intensity of prayer, the …

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