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St. Pedro Calungsod, a Patron for Catechists

Born in the Philippines, Pedro Calungsod eventually traveled to Guam, U.S. territory, as a young missionary. Calungsod is the patron saint of Filipino youth and a prime example of a catechist who was…

Catechist for Almost 50 Years

Catechists are a hidden but essential face of the proclamation of the Gospel in Asia. Patrash Soren, 72, is an example of that. He goes from village to village, preaching and preparing children and…

Answering the Call of Catechesis

Catechesis comes from the Greek word meaning “to echo the teaching.” A young religious educator who is passionate about teaching the faith shares his journey of discernment.

The Catechist in the Asian Context

Without the strong faith and generous service of lay catechists over many centuries, the Church in Asia would not be the living presence it is today in this vast continent of over four billion people.

Bartholomew, The Green Patriarch

In his long-serving ministry, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has unreservedly committed himself to the protection of the environment and the cause of peace, justice, and unity among all peoples,…

One Billion Bamboos for Climate Change

In response to Pope Francis’ call on “Care for our Common Home” and aligning with Sustainable Development Goals, the SVD congregation in the Philippines Central Province is planting 100,000 seedlings…

Philippine Church’s Moves on Climate Emergency

Bishops have been at the forefront in attempting to address environmental issues plaguing the Philippines and the planet.

Catholics Care about Climate Change

Catholics have long prayed for and taken action against the climate crisis and encouraged others to join them as they worked to care for God’s creation. Care about climate change is at the core of…

Educate for a Fraternal Humanity

The worldwide educational crisis calls for joint efforts, both in the family and at the school, to promote an inclusive model of teaching that leaves nobody outside the system and helps to form a…

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