01. My late Mother taught me the true meaning of Easter. She believed that Jesus was GOD (as Jesus conquered Death by HIS Resurrection) - as Jesus claimed HE would. For my late Mother (and for me), Jesus demonstrated a Life-of-Service here on Earth & a Life-after-Death in Eternity. 02. As we all aspire for "Heaven-on-Earth", may Moral Leaders showcase (in their own respective Life) the power of Spiritualism over Materialism; may Public Servants deny Self-Interest in lieu of the Common…See More
"For now, I don't know. As English is an Official Language commonly spoken (& written) almost anywhere in the Philippines, locally printed materials in ENGLISH are easily available in Bookstores. English-Language Catholic Printed Materials…"
Would there be a market for English Language CDs, booklets, pamphlets, books and DVDs about the Catholic faith in parishes of the Philippines? We do ship abroad to English speaking countries like Australia and the UK. Of…"
"You would suppose that the 10% Mass-goers (deepened in the Faith) would themselves address our concern for the 90%. You could be right - with God's grace. Thank you for including us in your prayers.
"I think I would focus on the adults that are coming to Mass. I would try to engage them and give them materials (books, tapes, CDs, etc.) about the faith that will help them defend the faith and pass it on to their fallen-away family members,…"
"In my St Gabriel Parish (Marikina City, Philippines), volunteer trained Catechists teach Catechism to some students in Public Schools wanting to learn the Catholic Faith during their Classroom Breaks. Other than the few being visited by…"
"The Hierarchy-of-Clergy appeals to the Laity to help in the Evangelization Work of the Church. In response, the church-going Elderly Catholics in every Parish would volunteer Time, Talent, & Treasure relative to their respective duties in the…"
"God save the Philippines!
Ernesto. The whole western world is on exactly the same trajectory. Here in the U.S. when describing the same phenomenon you lament we say that for the majority of Catholics the Church is here to…"
Historians wrote that when the Spanish Conquistador Ferdinand Magellan "discovered" the Philippines, he came for God. Gold, and Glory. And in the pursuit of his Spanish King Philip's Edict, he met his death in the bloody "Battle of Mactan" overpowered by our defiant Native Chieftain - Lapulapu. Subsequent visits to the Philippines Islands by succeeding Spanish Conquistadors, accompanied by Spanish Friars, continued the conversion of Natives from their Pagan gods to Christianity. Travel across…See More