Apostolate

FILIPINO CATHOLICS: YOU ARE A NEW DAWN OF HOPE! Papal Legate Praises Filipino Catholics’ Strong Faith and Urged Them to “Go To All The Corners Of The Earth” “to Be A Prophet To The Nations.”


FILIPINO CATHOLICS: YOU ARE A NEW DAWN OF HOPE! Papal Legate Praises Filipino Catholics’ Strong Faith and Urged Them to “Go To All The Corners Of The Earth” “to Be A Prophet To The Nations.” Dear kababayans, we have just witnessed the conclusion of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress and as a Filipino living outside the country, I just can’t help but thank God that all things went well during the congress and that there was a massive show of love and []

February 2: THE PRESENTATION OF OUR LORD


  February 2 THE PRESENTATION OF OUR LORD Happy feast of the Presentation of Our Lord! This feast was first observed in the Eastern Church as “The Encounter”. It would later be observed in the West during the 6th century, wherein in Rome, it acquires a more penitential character, whereas in Gaul (France) with solemn blessings and processions of candles, popularly known as “Candlemas”. The presentation of the Lord concludes the celebration of the Nativity and, with the offerings of the Virgin []

ON THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM. DO WE KNOW WHEN IS OUR BAPTISMAL DATE? HAPPY FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST!


ON THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM. DO WE KNOW WHEN OUR BAPTISMAL DATE? HAPPY FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST! Dear friends, HAPPY FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST! Today’s feast is a great occasion for us to thank the Most Blessed Trinity for having received the Sacrament of Baptism as well. Our day of Baptism is perhaps the most important day of our life. Our faith teaches us that upon receiving this sacrament of Christian iniitation, []

Dec. 3: St. Francis Xavier, S.J., Priest. A Man with Great Apostolic Zeal.


Dec. 3: St. Francis Xavier, S.J., Priest. A Man with Great Apostolic Zeal   Born in the Castle of Xavier near Sanguesa, in Navarre, Spain, St. Francis Xavier (1506-1552) studied in Paris where he met Ignatius of Loyola and in 1534 joined him as one of his first followers, of the Society of Jesus, commonly known as the Jesuits. St. Francis Xavier had a great apostolic zeal, fruit of his profound interior love for Jesus, such that he wanted to make Him []

ON ADVENT (2): INTERIOR PREPARATION FOR CHRISTMAS. Make Baby Jesus Happy By Going to Confession This Advent!


ON ADVENT 2: INTERIOR PREPARATION FOR CHRISTMAS In a talk I gave last year to Grade 1 (7 yr-old) girls, I asked them what they were doing to prepare for the Coming of the Child Jesus. A blonde, chubby girl answered: “I’m preparing the Nativity Scene in our house”…Another girl with pony tails said: “I helped Dad and Mom decorate the Christmas tree.” I told them that all these things are quite all right but there is something more important than the []