After months of meetings, preparation and a press conference, the Padre Mauricio Ferrero Centennial was launched on June 20, 2016. The San Sebastian Cathedral of Bacolod City was the venue of the event. The date recalled the handing over of the spiritual jurisdiction of Negros Island to the Augustinian Recollects by the Spanish colonial government exactly 168 years ago.
I want to share with you, on this feast of St. Jerome, some interesting statistics about Bible reading gathered from a survey conducted among adult Catholics and among Christians in general: First the good news—87% adult Catholics who were surveyed said that they have bibles in their homes. The bad news is that only … Read more