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Mati Catholic hospital to celebrate 17th year

Mati Catholic hospital to celebrate 17th year

MATI, Davao, April 15, 2015—The only private hospital run by a Catholic congregation in this city is celebrating on April 20 17 years of providing hospital care for the people of Davao Oriental. Headed by Fr. Angel Crisostomo, St. Camillus Hospital of Mati Foundation, Inc. is run by the Ministers of the Infirm (MI), better [...]

2 Cotabato priests mark 25 years

TACURONG, April 10, 2015 –-Two priests in the Archiocese of Cotabato marked a milestone in their lives with the celebration of their silver jubilee as priests on April 8 at the Notre Dame of Tacurong College, Tacurong City. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando B. Cardinal Quevedo, OMI presided over a Holy Mass for the intentions of Rev. [...]

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‘Year of the Poor’-inspired West Visayas Youth Day set

BACOLOD City, April 7, 2015 — It’s all “green and go” in Bacolod as the city opens her arms to welcome Regional Youth Day 2015 “9th RYD goes 4G: GO GIVE GOD with GLADNESS” delegates from April 13 to 15. More than 2,000 young people from the dioceses of Romblon, Kalibo, San Jose de Antique, [...]

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Palo prelate: Reflect on Christ’s resurrection throughout ‘Year of the Poor’

PALO, Leyte, April 7, 2015 – Is the resurrection only for Easter? Palo Archbishop John Forrosuelo Du believes it is something to reflect on during the Year of the Poor, which will end in November this year. “Let us continue to reflect within the entire Year of the Poor [and] share a story with the [...]

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Caceres’ radio program debuts

NAGA City, March 29, 2015 — The Archdiocese of Caceres brings the Good News to the air waves with its radio program, Ca-Sarig, over The Mother’s Touch/Radio Veritas Naga, 98.3 FM from Mondays to Saturdays, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m., starting on March 23. Ca-Sarig, which means “to lean on” is a 90-minute and magazine type [...]

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TACLOBAN City, March 29, 2015 — When would a more fitting time be to launch the Archdiocese of Palo’s feeding program than on Maundy Thursday? The La Mesa ni Marta (Table of Martha), a feeding program for the poor initiated by Palo Archbishop John Du will be launched on April 2 during the Eucharistic celebration [...]

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‘Courage comes from Jesus’ – prelate to seminarians

NAGA City, March 27, 2015 – As if to prod them on, a prelate’s graduation message to some 24 seminarians was about the true source of courage – God. “What gives us courage to move forward is this: we are enveloped in the love of God,” said Caceres Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona during the 25th [...]

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Prelate: ‘Walking with the Church’ is about sacramental life

NAGA City, March 27, 2015 – A downpour did not stop hundreds of Penitential Walk participants from “walking with the Church”, which Caceres Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona stressed is all about making the sacraments the center of one’s life. According to the Carmelite prelate, journeying or “walking” with the Church means being involved in its [...]

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Pampanga Catholic uni opens ‘Pope-inspired’ formation center

ANGELES City, March 25, 2015—Holy Angel University (HAU), the premier Catholic school of higher learning in Central Luzon, has a new building dedicated to the spiritual formation of its students inspired by Pope St. John Paul II’s vision of Catholic universities. Named after former HAU President, the Sr. Josefina G. Nepomuceno (SJN) Formation Center was [...]

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Priest to laity: ‘Make Lenten reflection a family event’

TACLOBAN, City, March 22, 2015 — With the rise of common place technology, which takes a toll on quality family time, a priest promotes making Lenten reflection for this Holy Week as family event, making the season both spiritually uplifting and socially fulfilling for everyone. Fr. Gwen Lovelino Padagdag, media coordinator of the Sto. Niño [...]

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Jaro slates summer program for more, well-prepared catechists

JARO, Iloilo, March 21, 2015 — Responding to Pope Francis’ call to the Filipino people to be missionaries of faith, the Archdiocese of Jaro is offering anew a summer formation program to provide the Church with more and well-prepared catechists. The Jaro Archdiocesan Commission on Catechesis and Catholic Education (ACCCE) has announced the opening of [...]

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MANILA, March 21, 2015—In time for the forthcoming Holy Week, the Archdiocese of Manila (RCAM)’s Archdiocesan Liturgical Commission (ALC) announces the launch of a liturgical photo book inspired no less by Manila Archbishop Emeritus Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales and the late Fr. Anscar J. Chupungco on Monday, March 23, at the Chapel of the Arzobispado [...]

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LEGAZPI City, March 19, 2015 -– The city council has filed a resolution forcing the city engineer to explain why the National Building Code is not properly being implemented in this city. The decision to file the motion came after City Engineer Orlando Rebato failed to attend a Committee Inquiry on the issue this week [...]

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Institute offers anew summer program on marriage, family

BACOLOD, March 18, 2015 – The Pope John Paul II National Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family in Bacolod, Centro Associato of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome, is offering its fourth cycle of the Summer Academic Program, Masters of Education in Marriage and Family. Held for the first time in the [...]

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‘Sto. Niño rediscovery’ celebration to help in Cebu church restoration

CEBÚ City, March 17, 2015—Organizers of the 450th anniversary of the finding of the much-beloved Santo Niño image of Cebu express hope that the forthcoming celebration scheduled on April 28 will help bring in the funds needed to restore the centuries-old church which houses it to its former glory. Damaged church In an interview over [...]

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Bring back Church’s ‘lost’ – priest to faithful

PALO, Leyte, March 16, 2015 – “Who among you pray for the conversion of the Church? What do you do to those who drop out of the church? Who will invite them back?”  Fr. Wilson Chu, the oeconomus of the Archdiocese of Palo and co-pastor of the urban Sto. Niño Parish in Tacloban City, hurled [...]

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