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The large archipelago of the Philippines, in its richness of peoples and cultures, offers varied and challenging situations for mission.

Let’s Celebrate Father’s Day

Father’s Day is not only an occasion but a call to celebrate life’s vocation. To become a father is a huge responsibility. God has blessed men with this calling of fatherhood by entrusting the lives…

The Unfading Star

A missionary shares how he contemplates on the holy night of the Easter Vigil, the “star that never fades,” who is the Risen Christ. He is not only the brightest star but also the king of all stars…

2021 Was an Annus Horribilis for Facebook

Criticism of Facebook increased in 2021. Frances Haugen, a former product manager at the company, revealed that Facebook has put “astronomical profits before people,” and people have been abused and…

Catholic Leaders Have To Be Defenders Of Children

The institutional Church has spectacularly failed to care, protect, support, and compensate the innocent vulnerable children for heinous crimes against them. Shame and anger at child sexual abuse in…

Filipino Christmas Traditions

Church bells chime with one of the traditional Christmas songs signaling the special birthday of the Infant Jesus. “Silent night, holy night! All is calm, all is bright. Round yon Virgin, Mother and…

All Souls’ Day

The Filipinos are the most thoughtful when it comes to celebrating All Souls’ Day. In the Philippines, we honor our loved ones who have moved on to the afterlife to let them know that we will never…

Human Trafficking, Why So Few Convictions?

Human trafficking–this modern slavery is a crime against human rights. Millions of young men and women every year fall victim to this modern slavery. To put an end to this crime, the victims must be…

Golden Jubilee of the Little Brethren of Mary

Founded on July 2, 1971 by Fr. Antonio Piacentini, MCCJ, the Little Brethren of Mary celebrate this year their golden jubilee anniversary. They share with us in this article the history of the…

The Assumption

August 15 is one of the special occasions to celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary: The Assumption. A day commemorated annually by Catholics and by the students of Assumption College.

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