Sunday 29th – Ordinary Time, Year A

Matthew 22:15-22 Paying the Imperial Tax to Caesar  15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of…

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The Preferential option for the youth

THE PCP II and THE PREFERENTIAL OPTION FOR THE YOUTH                                                                                                                                                                   By Fr. André “Sabihin” Semeni In the first document of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) in 1970, the Catholic bishops acknowledged that young people constituted over 60 percent of the total population of the Asian continent.…

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Sunday 28th – Ordinary Time, Year A

Matthew 22:1-14 The Parable of the Wedding Banquet 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: 2 “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. 3 He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them to come, but they…

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Can Saint Guido M. Conforti talk to Filipinos?

By Valentin Shukuru B., SX It recently came to my mind the experience I went through when I arrived here in the Philippines. I had just discovered how to go to my English school and how to come back home alone through public transportation.  Every time I took the train…

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CHURCH PEOPLE – WORKERS SOLIDARITY

CHURCH PEOPLE – WORKERS SOLIDARITY by Fr. Andre Semeni, sx Last March 2011, the National Clergy Discernment Group (NCDG) convened the Second National Clergy Discernment (NCD II) in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of PCP II.  After four days of fruitful discussions and interactions, the clergy participants expressed their desire…

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Sunday 27th Ordinary Time – Year A

Matthew 21:33-43 The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When…

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