A bank professional in his young years, Raul felt the call of God to be a missionary. Despite his aging and frail parents, he summoned the courage to leave behind his profession and join the seminary. As a missionary, Fr. Raul has served in Africa and the Philippines.
Category: Follow Me
At last year’s World Youth Day in August, Pope Francis asked young people to bring the joy of Jesus’ love to others because the joy for Jesus’ “crazy” and unconditional love urges me to bring it to others.
I am Sr. Kurniawaty Marsaoly, originally from Indonesia, and belong to the Our Lady of Sorrows Sisters Servants of Mary. I am a perpetually professed member of my community.
At last year’s World Youth Day, more than a million young people shared among themselves social friendship. Pope Francis calls this universal fraternity, proving a new fraternal order and world social experience possible.
I celebrated my 19th priesthood anniversary on September 11, 2023. My vocation journey began many years ago. I was still in elementary school when I began to be drawn to divine things and activities. These indicate that the Lord was preparing me for something bigger than I could have imagined.
During World Youth Day 2023 (WYD23), Pope Francis indicated some essential steps that allow young people to be the youth of Christ.
Listening is essential in the service of evangelization. To bear witness to the Gospel, it is vital to listen to the voice of God and the voice of the other because you can’t communicate if you haven’t listened first.
I am Fr. Moises Albarina from President Manuel A. Roxas, Zamboanga del Norte, the last born of 14 siblings and the youngest among eight brothers. I was a millennium graduate of Accountancy at the Mindanao State University, Marawi City. After college, I worked at Katipunan Bank in my home province for almost a year and then at Quatrolube Philippines in Valenzuela City for four years.
Vocation is a special component in life. It is like a tiny seed that grows and blossoms.
The pilgrimage of the World Youth Day (WYD) symbols is an invitation to encounter Jesus Christ in an atmosphere of brotherhood to renew our vocation as missionary disciples.