Pastoral Concerns

Where do our Sunday collections and offerings go? 


Where do our Sunday collections and offerings go? 


By Fr. Elias L. Ayuban Jr., CMF April 24, 2020 Manila, Philippines The perception that the Catholic Church is affluent is prevalent and it is very difficult to change this mentality, especially if one is non-Catholic, or a Catholic who does not feel the sense of...

Where is the Catholic Church?

Where is the Catholic Church?

This is a frequently-asked question in times of crisis. An interrogative that sounds more like a sarcasm than a query seeking for a candid answer.

Pope Francis in Thailand

Pope Francis in Thailand

How wonderful it is to see Pope Francis visiting even countries where Roman Catholic Christians are a minority.

The temporal goods of the Church

The temporal goods of the Church

ANY responsible person must at one time or another have asked himself the questions: How does the Church support itself?