The UNO-R Campus Ministry Office headed by VP-Religious Affairs and University Chaplain, Rev. Fr. Persiuz Joseph Decena, OAR, has sent invitations to the academic community to join in the celebration of the Septenary Masses in honor of St. Nicholas of Tolentino, Patron Saint of the university and his feast day on September 10. The Septenary Masses starts on September 3 and ends on September 9.
Celebrating the Season of Creation
The Season of Creation starts on September 1, proclaimed last year by Pope Francis as World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation; originally practiced by the Orthodox Church as Day of Creation and ends on October 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the environment. “Christians or not, as people of faith and goodwill, we should be united in showing mercy to the earth as our common home and cherishing the world in which we live as a place for sharing and communion.” (Pope Francis, Message for the World Day of Prayer for Creation, September 1, 2016)
TONDO – RAY de Tondo together with the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage parish youth attended the Walk for Creation and the 5th Season of Creation at the Burnham Park Luneta and Manila Cathedral respectively. The event started at 4:30AM Mass with Cardinal Tagle as the main celebrant afterwards the symbolic Walk for … Read more
Let me tell you a story about a man who had a huge boulder in his front yard. He grew weary of this big, unattractive stone in the center of his lawn, so he decided to take advantage of it and turn it into an object of art. He went to work on it with … Read more
22Sunday A Jer 20:7-9/Ps 63:2. 3-4. 5-6. 8-9/ Rom 12:1-2/ Mt 16:21-27 ***** Last Sunday we read of Simon Peter recognizing and professing Jesus to be the Messiah, the Son of the living God. That earned him the name Peter, and the keys of the Kingdom. The incident was a highpoint in the development of … Read more