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16 December 2014 – National Youth Day 2014

My dear young people! It is with great joy that I, together with my brother Bishops in the Episcopal Commission on Youth, greet you all a happy and blessed National Youth Day! The celebration of … [Continue Reading...]

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15-19 January 2015 – Apostolic Visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines in 2015

The Apostolic Visit of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, to the Philippines was formally announced simultaneously in Rome and in Manila on 29 July 2014. The following is the news from the … [Continue Reading...]

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FunRun ‘Rising Above Yolanda’

Dear Friends, Join us in the CBCP Fun Run dubbed "Rising Above Yolanda" at the Quirino Grandstand on 15 November 2014 at 5am.  Registration on-site is at 4am. A Eucharistic celebration led by … [Continue Reading...]

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Igniting the Fire of Faith

Impelled by God’s word and determined to journey with the rest of the Church, youth ministers in key roles in the dioceses and national youth organizations from all over the Philippines gathered as … [Continue Reading...]

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Pre-NCYM2014

(October 18, 2014, Saturday) Two days prior to the National Conference of Youth Ministers (NCYM) 2014 in the Diocese of Kalibo, the staff & volunteers joined together for a day of prayer, … [Continue Reading...]

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Visit from the Taize Community

The two Brothers of the Taize Community are visiting the Philippines. Their visit is part of their continuing commitment to the pilgrimage of trust on earth. The Brothers will be in the Philippines … [Continue Reading...]

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Reflection on the Asian Youth Day 2014 – The making of the AYD6 Statement

Confused and surprised. These two words would best describe my reaction when the Episcopal Commission on Youth (ECY) staff told me that I will be the representative of our delegation to the “drafting … [Continue Reading...]

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Reflection on the Asian Youth Day 2014 – DID in Busan

The Days in Busan Diocese were blessed moments that are marked in my heart. The days were filled with faith sharing, goodness amidst difficulties; and an experience of God’s love together with the … [Continue Reading...]

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CBCP Pastoral Letter on Human Trafficking

“For through faith, you are children of God in Christ Jesus… There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is not male nor female for you are all one in Christ.” (Gal. 3:26, … [Read More...]

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Win One For God, A Pope Rally

In preparation for the historic visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines from 15-19 January 2015,  a youth prayer rally dubbed as ‘WIN ONE FOR GOD, A POPE RALLY’ will take place this coming 12 December 2014 at … [Read More...]

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CBCP Pastoral Message – Year of the Poor

And the Lord turned and looked at Peter… (Lk 22:61) THE GAZE OF THE CRUCIFIED LORD Love and Compassion, Forgiveness and Challenge CBCP Message Opening of the Year of the Poor 2015 When you gaze … [Read More...]

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The year 2015 in Taize

From 1940 to 2015… In August 1940, at the beginning of the Second World War, Brother Roger arrived in the village of Taizé. He had just turned 25, and was laying the foundations of a community which he … [Read More...]

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09-15 December 2014 – Youth Ministry Awareness Week

The Youth Ministry Awareness Week, resolved by the National Youth Coordinating Council last 2003 and approved by the CBCP-ECY, is placed under the animation of the Regional Youth Coordinating Councils. To … [Read More...]

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An Invitation for Scholarships (limited) of Lay Young People: Institute of Formation – Fondacio Asia (IFFA) for 2015

ALL LOCAL ORDINARIES in the Philippines Through the kind attention of their DIOCESAN YOUTH DIRECTORS, COORDINATORS and LEADERS   NATIONAL COUNCILS of MEMBER-ORGANIZATIONS of the FEDERATION OF NATIONAL YOUTH … [Read More...]

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Symposia with Dr. John Feehan

"He who says he abides in Christ ought to live as He lived." (1John2:6) Creation, Evolution and Faith will be the theme Dr. John Feehan will address when he visits the Philippines from 17-25 November 2014. … [Read More...]

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CBCP Pastoral Exhortation on Climate Change “All Creation…Bless the Lord!”

ALL CREATION… BLESS THE LORD! (Daniel 3:57)  A CBCP Pastoral Exhortation on Climate Change A Challenge from the Past. In 1988 our predecessors in the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) … [Read More...]

Animation for WYD Theme Song by ECY – Philippines

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ECY-Philippines’ WYD2013 Video Documentation