Focus

  • Connecting the old and the young

    Jul 22, 2022

    Second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly – July 24, 2022

  • Matriarch is role model in faith

    Jul 22, 2022

    I believe that it is only through reading the Bible and reciting prayers that one can be sustained in this life and the life after. Prayer used to be my strength and I make no compromise on it.

  • Philippine bishops admit flaws

    Jul 15, 2022

    Vow to continue ‘synodal’ journey with vigour

  • Opening doors

    Jul 08, 2022

    Synodality is about the Risen Lord coming into our midst and inviting us to OPEN DOORS, the doors that have been kept locked by our fear, our wounds and our blinders. We feature here the full text of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines president, Bishop Pablo Virgilio David’s opening

  • Beneath the iceberg

    Jul 08, 2022

    Marriage is definitely not a “fairy tale” but an “awakening” to a whole new journey in life. With that, let me share my journey.

  • Composer gets national honour for hymn

    Jul 08, 2022

    A fellow member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Choir in Columbia, Missouri, approached Kate Basi after practice.

  • Should the Church require a year of marriage preparation?

    Jul 01, 2022

    The Vatican recently released a document with recommendations for a year-long “marriage catechumenate” to prepare Catholic couples for the sacrament of matrimony.

  • Rediscover, recapture sacred sense of Sundays

    Jun 24, 2022

    Future Cardinal Arthur Roche, Prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments, suggests we must rediscover the sacred sense of Sundays, and as worshipers, when celebrating the liturgy, worshipping and praising God. The English Cardinal-designate stressed this when reflecting on Pope Francis naming him cardinal and how he expects to assist the Holy Father. In this conversation, the Prefect also reflects on recent debates about the liturgy and the Eucharist, noting “it’s a tragedy” because “the Eucharist is, by its nature, the sacrament that unites the entire Church.”

  • Synodus locuta

    Jun 24, 2022

    The synodal process is speaking through local Churches all over the world. How will Rome respond?

  • The Synod is moving forward!

    Jun 24, 2022

    The Catholic Bishops Conference of France (CEF) recently held an extraordinary plenary assembly in the city of Lyon that was dedicated to the Synod on Synodality.