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CYMPLE (Certificate on Youth Ministry, Pastoral Leadership and Empowerment)

The Archdiocesan Commission on Youth of Manila and the University of Santo Tomas offer Certificate on Youth Ministry, Pastoral Leadership and Empowerment (CYMPLE). This is a 7-Saturday non-degree … [Continue Reading...]

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2016 Visit of a Brother of the Taize Community

The Philippines was graced with the brief visit of a Brother from the Taize Community, Br. GHISLAIN, a sign of the continued commitment of the community to journey with the local churches and the … [Continue Reading...]

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22 & 23 February 2016 – Prayer in the way of Taize

An Open Invitation Prayer in the way of Taize Together with Br. Ghislain of the Taize Community ​ We are sharing this invitation so that you, too, may share this (for example, youth ministers … [Continue Reading...]

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Pilgrim’s Guide – in the steps of Patron Saints of WYD Krakow 2016

TVŚDM presents a walk around the region of Krakow, Poland following the footsteps of Karol Wojtyła before he became Pope John Paul II, including an insight into the life of Saint Faustina. Take a look … [Continue Reading...]

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08 February 2016 – International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

In the Youth Symposium at the Vatican last year, Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, DD reported about the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, held on 2015 February … [Continue Reading...]

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“Behold the Cross” (Music for Lent)

The Communication Foundation for Asia as part of the Asian Catholic Communicators, Inc (ACCI) is inviting musically inclined youth to the 3rd Liturgical Music Workshop entitled “Behold the Cross” … [Continue Reading...]

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The safety of pilgrims at WYD is very important

The terrorist attacks in Paris raised many questions related to world security, among these at World Youth Day, which will take place next year in Poland. World Youth Day is an event with a … [Continue Reading...]

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25-31 July 2016 – World Youth Day

FOR US AND THE WHOLE WORLD Spiritual preparations preceding WYD   Seven months before World Youth Day, for the inauguration of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, the Pastoral Department of … [Continue Reading...]

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A Year of Mercy, and Some Surprises, Outlined by Vatican

VATICAN CITY — Just days before the opening of the Year of Mercy called by Pope Francis, the Vatican has presented new details on the Extraordinary Jubilee. At a Friday press briefing, … [Continue Reading...]

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Building Safe Spaces for Girls and Women in the Philippines

The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of the Philippines gathered teachers and students from different schools in the City of Manila for a faith and culture dialogue entitled “Building Spaces … [Continue Reading...]

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It’s Our Responsibility: Trafficking in Persons

Human trafficking is a crime. Last 2015 October 17, a seminar-workshop was held in the Audio Visual Room (AVR) of the Don Bosco School, Manila, where national leaders of the Salesian Youth … [Continue Reading...]

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WYD2016 Orientation for Individual Applicant-Pilgrims

Forty-four (44) people attended the two latest orientation sessions organized by the ECY-Philippines, the official delegation of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)-Episcopal … [Continue Reading...]

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PROPHETS OF TRUTH, SERVANTS OF UNITY

Pastoral Appeal in the Spirit of Our for Love of God and Country   My dear countrymen:   We address you as we get nearer the crossroads of our journey as citizens of this land and citizens … [Read More...]

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On Bishop Labayen, Founder of CBCP-NASSA

On Bishop Labayen, Founder of CBCP-NASSA from the National Director   Fifty years ago in 1966, Bishop Julio Xavier L. Labayen, OCD, founded the National Secretariat for Social Action (NASSA) as a … [Read More...]

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KABATAANG BAYANI: Youth for H.O.P.E.

With the National Elections 2016 almost upon us, the Episcopal Commission on Youth (ECY) expresses its trust that everyone in our youth ministry network of ecclesiastical territories and youth organizations is … [Read More...]

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Amoris Laetitia

POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION AMORIS LAETITIA OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO BISHOPS, PRIESTS AND DEACONS CONSECRATED PERSONS CHRISTIAN MARRIED COUPLES AND ALL THE LAY FAITHFUL ON LOVE IN THE … [Read More...]

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CBCP Message on the deaths of Missionaries of Charity Sisters

The CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE OF THE PHILIPPINES joins Catholics everywhere in mourning the deaths of the Missionaries of Charity, the sisters, who died the death of martyrs in Yemen.  With the rest of the … [Read More...]

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The Courage of Mercy – Taizé

Throughout the year 2015, at Taizé, we looked for ways to get involved in new solidarities; these are so urgent today. Across the earth, new forms of distress — migratory, ecological and social — are a … [Read More...]

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Only once a year! Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday Celebrated in the Archdiocese of Cracow for the last 30 years, in Poland for the last 20 years, in the whole world for the last 15 years.    When? On the first Sunday after … [Read More...]

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MOVE WYD – City of Saints

Check the new Move WYD (Mów ŚDM) video with Fr. Jonathan Kalisch O.P, where he talks about his vocation found in Kraków, memories from previous WYD, Knights of Columbus and their mission during WYD, John Paul … [Read More...]

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WYD Minute

Check out the first three episodes of WYD Minute series with information and news about the preparation for WYD Krakow 2016.  Share it with your friends!   For more episodes, pls. … [Read More...]

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A Via Crucis on Human Trafficking

As we undertake the Lenten pilgrimage towards Easter, we invite everyone to keep in our minds and our hearts many of our brothers and sisters who suffer.  In particular, we think of those caught up in the … [Read More...]

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The path ahead (2016 February-March)

Dear fellow youth ministers, Greetings in our Eucharistic Lord! We send you this communication, still afire with the grace of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress and its IEC Youth Day!  With the … [Read More...]

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The first-ever IEC Youth Day

Thanks be to God for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress, and the first-ever IEC Youth Day! We congratulate the Archdiocese of Cebu for hosting this gathering in our universal Church!  … [Read More...]

Papal Encounter with the Youth Pre-program

Papal Encounter with the Youth – Documentation