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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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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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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Mission at the heart of the Christian faith

The missionary month is about to come to an end, and we want to give thanks to all the people who have prayed for the missionaries and their work around the world. Once more we were reminded of our missionary responsibility as baptized to transform the lives of our brothers …

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