Oratio Imperata for Peace.

As of now, we are all familiar with the Oratio Imperata, (Latin, “obligatory prayer”) which is usually prayed by the community at mass in parishes and in other Catholic gatherings. It is usually authorized by a bishop to be prayed by all. What makes the Oratio Imperata different from all other general prayers is itsContinue reading “Oratio Imperata for Peace.”

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On Trustworthiness and Honesty: Ikaw ba ay Mapagkakatiwalaan?

  Kilala natin ang mga “lady bugs,” “ladybirds,” o “ladybeetles” dahil sa polka dots sa kanilang pulang pakpak. Noong mga panahon, wala pa ang mga polka dots sa kanilang pakpak. Sa katunayan, iilan lamang ang natira sa kanila nung dumating ang isang malaking delubyo at sinagip ang kanilang lider. Isang araw, nagusap sila na maglakbayContinue reading “On Trustworthiness and Honesty: Ikaw ba ay Mapagkakatiwalaan?”

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New Trailer: Ignacio de Loyola

JESCOM FILMS PHILIPPINES presents the feature film IGNACIO DE LOYOLA starring Andreas Muñoz, Javier Godino, and Julio Perillan. Coming July 2016. http://www.IgnacioDeLoyola.com #IgnacioMovie The movie is in English. It is intended for the GLOBAL audience. We want St. Ignatius to be known by the world. Jesuit Communications Foundation Inc (JESCOM) is the communications apostolate ofContinue reading “New Trailer: Ignacio de Loyola”

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To Die A Thousand Deaths: Discerning As a Descendant of A Saint

“Therefore, if we grant you life, will you renounce your faith?” At this point, the Governors, eager to know Lorenzo’s final stand, asked him one last time.   Lorenzo’s answer came without hesitation: “That I will never do, because I am a Christian, and I shall die for God, and for Him I will giveContinue reading “To Die A Thousand Deaths: Discerning As a Descendant of A Saint”

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The Top 7 Images of Jesus’ Mercy & Compassion

In the Jubilee of Mercy and Compassion, Mr. Vinz Loiz and Mr. Barth Mariquit of the Christian Life Education Subject Area put up an exhibit of images of Jesus, the King of Mercy and Compassion. Just as St. Ignatius was converted by reading two books, the Life of Christ and the Lives of the Saints,Continue reading “The Top 7 Images of Jesus’ Mercy & Compassion”

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May Lugar Para sa Iyo

Maaaring nagbibigay-buhay o nakakawala ng gana sa buhay ang anumang alaala. Nakakawalang-buhay kung hindi natin nalalampasan ang sakit; nakakabigay-buhay kung nagkakaroon ng lunas ang ating mga sugat. Upang sariwain natin ang ating mga alaala, dinadaan natin ito sa iba’t ibang ritwal. May mga pumupunta sa lugar ng una nilang pagkikita; meron namang kumakain ng paboritoContinue reading “May Lugar Para sa Iyo”

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May Mata Ka Bang Nakakakita sa Diyos Kahit Saan Ka Man?

Tinanong ng kanyang nanay ang kanyang anak na nakatutok sa kanyang ginuguhit. “Anak, ano ang dino-drawing mo?” Sagot ng anak, “Mama, dino-drawing ko po ang Diyos.” “Walang nakakita pa sa Diyos, anak!” sagot ng nanay. “Hintay na lang po kayo, Nanay. Pagkatapos nito, makikita ng karamihan ang Diyos!” Hindi nagtagal, lumapit ang bata sa nanayContinue reading “May Mata Ka Bang Nakakakita sa Diyos Kahit Saan Ka Man?”

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Statement of the Superior General of the Jesuits

In the name of the Society of Jesus, I give thanks to God for the election of our new Pope, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., which opens for the Church a path full of hope. All of us Jesuits accompany with our prayers our brother and we thank him for his generosity in accepting theContinue reading “Statement of the Superior General of the Jesuits”

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Maytime Festivals: In Praise of the First Rains

If you jumped for joy when the first drop of rain fell on our soil after a very long drought, then you will understand the fiestas of May. If you felt so relieved when it rained, marking the end of this terrible heat brought by the El Nino, then you know why May is celebratedContinue reading “Maytime Festivals: In Praise of the First Rains”

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