Communities of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno mobilizing COVID-19 response

As the country faces the government lockdown across the islands, people are getting worried on the health and economic impacts. With economic worries impacting the poor families and working people due to limited movement and work stoppage. Inspired by a common solidarity, our communities are trying to provide practical assistance on affected families within their … Read more

“He is not here; he is risen.” Reflection on the celebration of Easter Sunday

Acts 10:34a, 37-43; 1 Cor. 5:6b-8; Jn. 20:1-9 While John names only Mary Magdalene going to the tomb early at dawn, and Mathew names another Mary with her, Mark would name Salome, and Luke would name Joanna as a third witness at the tomb. While all the other evangelists would narrate post resurrection apparitions, Mark … Read more

Pangasinan youth sells ‘palaspas’ online amid quarantine

Note: This article was posted on the website of Philippine News Agency (https://www.pna.gov.ph) MANILA – Filipino Catholics would have been busy preparing for this year’s Palm Sunday—the final Sunday of Lent and the beginning of the Holy Week, amid the enhanced community quarantine. Usually, commemorating the triumphant arrival of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem includes people decorating … Read more

Reflection on the celebration of Palm Sunday

On this day the Church celebrates Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem to accomplish his paschal mystery. There he would be arrested, imprisoned, falsely accused, condemned, scourged, crowned with thorns, burdened with the cross, pushed around, nailed to the cross, would die and be buried. It was also there that he would triumph by his resurrection. Jerusalem … Read more