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A Mission of Choices

To be a missionary in the Muslim world is to care for the Christian minority and be witnesses to the Muslims through health care and education. Mission for the author is not about proselytising, but…

Need of Continuous Dialogue in Mindanao

The creation of the new autonomous region in Mindanao is another means to the attainment of elusive peace in this part of the Philippines after decades of violence and conflict. This development is an…

Asia Bibi: The Long Road to Freedom

Sentenced to death in 2010 for “insulting Muhammad,” Asia Bibi was acquitted in 2018. Last May, the Pakistani Catholic woman flew to Canada where she was reunited with her family.

An Only Son, But Never Lonely

A Filipino missionary, Jemboy Caspis, hailing from General Santos, recounts how he faced the dilemma of wanting to be a priest yet facing difficulties because he was an only son. Today, he is working…

A Home-Based Seminary

Lacking the necessary infrastructure and manpower, how does one encourage the youth who seek to become missionaries fulfill their wish? A Comboni missionary describes how he came up with what he calls…

Journeying with the Young

The gospel story of the disciples going to Emmaus illustrates Jesus’ patient and gradual accompaniment of His disciples. To effectively accompany the young towards vocation discernment, consecrated…

Three Tips to Avoid the Social Media Trap

By comparing our lives with the lives of people we follow on social media we fall into the comparison trap. So how do we avoid the social media comparison trap? Here are three tips to helps us get…

Spreading the Gospel through Social Media

Two Filipino Catholics are harnessing the power of social media to spread the Gospel. With their increasing number of followers these two evangelizers are showing the youth that the widespread…

On a Social Media Lampstand

Social media today has become the new pulpit in spreading the Good News. The Church urges her faithful to use it as an effective tool to promote what is praiseworthy and good in people. Communicator…

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