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Basic Ecclesial Communities: Agents of Communion, Participation and Mission

Basic Ecclesial Communities: Agents of Communion, Participation and Mission

Fr. Amado L. Picardal, CSsR, SThD Along the Way   The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has declared 2017 as the Year of the Parish as Communion of Communities. The CBCP pastoral exhortation “On Era of New Evangelization” describes the focus of this year: “This is a year when we more deeply discern not [...]

Starting my Pilgrim Journey

Fr. Amado L. Picardal, CSsR, STD Along the Way   My pilgrim journey has begun–I am on my way to Poland. I am attending the World Youth Day which officially begins on July 26 in Krakow. The CBCP-ECY Delegation left last week for the Days in the Diocese but I could not leave with them [...]

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A “Powerless” Church

Fr. Amado L. Picardal, CSsR, SThD Along the Way   THE Catholic Church in the Philippines has a reputation for being a powerful and influential institution. During Martial Law, she was the only institution remaining that could stand up to Marcos’ dictatorial rule. Church people were at the forefront of the resistance against the dictatorship–providing [...]

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Vigilant Collaboration

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Prospects under a Duterte Presidency:  Scenario Analysis

By Fr. Amado Picardal, CSsR As elections draw near, the possibility of Rodrigo Duterte becoming president has become imminent barring last minute extraordinary developments or “miraculous events” that would derail his candidacy – the latest of which is the allegation of hidden wealth. If the surveys are to be believed, and his supporters refuses to believe [...]

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Merciful Leaders: Criteria for Elections in the  Year of Mercy

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Pre-election political education

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Eucharist: Celebration of Communion

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Communion for Sinners?

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Never Forget… Never Again

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Celibacy and Ministry

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The Philippine Church’s Environmental Advocacy

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The Domestic Church

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The Grace of Martyrdom

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Mamasapano Encounter: The Cry for Justice and Peace

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The Pope Francis mission

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