Cardinal Cornelius Sim of Brunei (September 16, 1951 - May 29, 2021) Deeply saddened to learn of the death of Cardinal Cornelius Sim, the...
As we commemorate the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines, we, the Christian Churches, give thanks and praise to our loving Triune God for the grace that sustained the faith.
Since 1 February 2021, when the military coup in Myanmar was reported, we have been following in the news the very sad unfolding of events of the suffering of the people of Myanmar.
In my previous short message of 28 March 2021, Palm Sunday, I appealed for more fervent prayers.
In the past few days, we saw the very alarming rise of COVID-19 infections in the country, especially in the NCR and surrounding provinces.
We mark this year the 500th year of the coming to our shores of the Christian Faith. Our commemoration of the event is an acknowledgment of this immense gift to our people and our land.
The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 continues to disrupt our lives as individuals and as a country. We have suffered much and lost many lives.
With our celebration of Ash Wednesday we begin the holy season of Lent.
We mark this year the 500th year of the coming to our shores of the Christian Faith.
After almost a year of suffering the ravages of the pandemic– both in terms of lost lives and a devastated economy – it is only right that we thank God for the news that scientists have developed vaccines to immunize persons against COVID-19.
“For a child is born to us, a son is given us.” (Isaiah 9:6 – First Reading, Mass During the Night, the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord)
One of the powerful expressions of Filipino Catholic faith is the practice of novena Masses (Aguinaldo Masses, Misa de Gallo, Simbang Gabi) traditionally held at dawn from December 16 to 24.