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Our immense gratitude to our most generous God as we recall the most joyful and grace-filled Centenary....

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timeinhistoryFR. MARTIN RYAN was born on January 23, 1929 at Muckalee, County Kilkenny, Ireland. 

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by admin last modified Mar 13, 2018 02:05 AM
Walking with Creation

Walking with Creation

by admin — Mar 13, 2018 06:09 AM

The day before September 1 I found myself with some volunteers installing tents in Burnham Green, Luneta Park, Ermita, Manila for an event that would take place the following day at the crack of dawn. The weather forecast was not promising. Because we were near the coast, the wind was very strong and we had to find sacks of sand to support the four corners of the tents as well as a piece of knot to tie the tents to the ground to withstand the force of the wind. The sky was clear and one could see stars, as good enough signs that promised a dry day after days of torrential rain.

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Human Love of Creation

Human Love of Creation

by admin — Mar 13, 2018 05:59 AM

Fr John Leydon is Vice-Director of the Missionary Society of St Columban in Philippine Region. He has been part of the team in Our Lady of Remedies Parish, Malate, Manila, for many years, some of them as parish priest. He has been involved with the Center for Ecozoic Living and Learning (CELL) in Silang, Cavite and was one of those who established it in 1998. Fr John is a member of the steering committee of Global Catholic Climate Movement, became one of the co-convenors of GCCM for the Philippines and currently its chairperson. The idea of GCCM came in 2014 and in June 2016, GCCM-Pilipinas was established.

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Seeing What is Right in Front of Us

Seeing What is Right in Front of Us

by admin — Mar 13, 2018 05:57 AM

had the privilege to visit the Punduhan (Stopover) ng Mga Dumagat Center in Norzagaray, Bulacan as part of the elaboration of an Eco-spirituality module that the Save Sierra Madre Network Alliance is developing. The module is based on the practices of the Dumagat, a tribal group that lives in the Sierra Madre mountain ranges in the island of Luzon, Philippines. I went with the organization with a concrete program in mind -- to conduct a workshop with the indigenous group with a view of drafting a spirituality based on the way of life of the Dumagat.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week in Mindanao

World Interfaith Harmony Week in Mindanao

by admin — Mar 13, 2018 05:34 AM

By Fr Paul Glynn... The author is a Columban priest from Ireland, ordained in 1994. He is the Intercultural Coordinator and also the Coordinator for Interreligious Dialogue in the Columban Region of the Philippines.

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Columban Interreligious Dialogue

Columban Interreligious Dialogue

by admin — Mar 13, 2018 05:26 AM

Over the years Columbans have been at the forefront of promoting peace and understanding between Christians, Muslims and Lumads in Mindanao, Philippines. Fr Paul Glynn is the Coordinator for Interreligious Dialogue in the Columban Region of the Philippines.

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