Monthly Archives: January 2010

From a letter by St. John Bosco First of all, if we wish to appear concerned about the true happiness of our foster children and if we would move them to fulfil their duties, you must never forget that you


by St. Thomas Aquinas Why did the Son of God have to suffer for us? There was a great need, and it can be considered in a twofold way: in the first place, as a remedy for sin, and secondly,


“But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or


“Faithfulness of Christ, Faithfulness of the Priest” When?    25-29 January 2010 Where?  World Trade Center (WTC), Pasay City, Metro Manila Who?      5,000 diocesan and religious priests from all over the Philippines “This Year is meant to deepen the commitment


The Catholic Church sets the Holy Child as “an example of humility and as a celebration of the Incarnation of Christ.” The Holy See has approved special liturgical texts for the Feast of the Child Jesus. The image of the


General Intention: That young people may learn to use modern means of social communications for their personal growth and to better prepare themselves to serve society Mission Intention: That every believer in Christ may be conscious that unity among all Christians


This is an excerpt from a sermon by St. Maximus of Turin The Gospel tells us that the Lord went to the Jordan River to be baptized and that he wished to consecrate himself in the river by signs from


MANILA, Philippines—Drawing millions of devotees every year, the Black Nazarene procession this Saturday would not only be a venue of faith but also of social responsibility. In light of the coming elections, a voter’s education program under the advocacy campaign


  We celebrate Christ, Light of the world, and his manifestation to the peoples. On Christmas Day the message of the liturgy rings out in these words: “Hodie descendit lux magna super terram – Today, a great light descends upon


For the sanctification of our priests and religious.


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We will continue our wonderful goal of a million voices in prayer reaching the high heavens.

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Tell your friends and family about A Million Hearts Consecrated to Jesus thru Mary as our Fatima Centennial offering.

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Extravagant displays of devotion to Mary gets curtailed as world culture emphasizes the rational, scientific and technological aspects of life. There seems to be no more time for the more affective expressions of religion.

  Then, after a while, people get fed up with the absolutely rational and logical culture, and rediscover religion and the affective part of the human soul and its needs.

  And Mary is one of those.

Love and support for Pope Francis
The Church is certainly a human and historical institution with all that entails, yet her nature is not essentially political but spiritual: the Church is the People of God, Holy People of God making its way to encounter Jesus Christ. Only from this perspective can a satisfactory account be given of the Church's life and activity.

  Christ is the Church's Pastor, but his presence in history passes through the freedom of human beings; from their midst one is chosen to serve as his Vicar, the successor of the Apostle Peter.

  Yet Christ remains the center, not the Sucessor of Peter: Christ, Christ is the centre.

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A Million Roses for the World
A gift of love, faith and goodwill from the people of the Philippines. Pope Pius IX once said: “Give me an army praying a million rosaries a day and we will conquer the world.” We are not out to conquer the world…but to save it for God to whom it rightly belongs.