There are many more Cagayan de Oro Jesuits I should recognize and tell more stories about There are also those who are still living and of course the Jesuits I have worked for and with in other places
UPDATED Jesuit seminarian Richie Fernando could become the first Filipino saint born in the 20th century
Cardinal Tagle cites the Marawi clashes and the Resorts World Manila attack as examples of a modern world that throws away its values
Father Antonio Moreno urges vigilance so that the dark atrocities of martial law under Ferdinand Marcos not be repeated
For Gimar Reyes one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines for 2016 a life devoted to service for others is his way of loving God back
Might should not be equated with right says Father Antonio Moreno the Philippine head of the biggest male religious order in the Catholic Church
Hoping is not the certainty of my human sight Hoping is nurtured by faith Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says
Father Antonio Moreno provincial superior of the Philippine Jesuits hits a dangerous culture of impunity that is seeping into our social fabric
Burying the dictator in the Libingan ng mga Bayani will not heal our wounded country Jesuit groups say
Two Lumad students tread rough roads and life s challenges to achieve their dreams of having an education and giving back to their communities
A Filipino produced historical film based on the life of Saint Ignatius of Loyola screens at the Filmoteca Vaticana
The online Holy Week retreat with the theme The Three Doors to Mercy features Jesuit and lay spiritual directors this year
Genuine leadership from an Ignatian point of view focuses on the possible the future It integrates 4 fundamental pillars: self awareness ingenuity love and heroism
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle opens the process to declare Fr George Willmann SJ the next Filipino saint
UPDATED The presidential aspirant says the now deceased Fr Mark Falvey SJ abused several other students at Ateneo de Davao
The response is prompted by a sex abuse case the first formal complaint of such nature brought before the Society of Jesus in the Philippines
[EXCLUSIVE] In the Philippines very rough and possibly outdated estimates say about 3 of the country’s priests may have committed sexual misconduct
This case is unique because the alleged sexual abuse happened 30 years ago – and the alleged offender is dead
[EXCLUSIVE] This marks the first time that a formal complaint about sexual abuse has been put on record with the Society of Jesus Philippine Province
’Here our legislators are not only hewers of laws They are builders of peace ’ presidents of the Philippines’ Jesuit universities say
How has former Ateneo de Manila University president Fr Ben Nebres able to contribute to the development of so many top social entrepreneurs?
Through his unconditional love on the cross Jesus taught us to look beyond the sins and shortcomings of others
Sometimes it is the memory of ourselves being forgiven that will make possible our forgiving others
Is there an area in your life – or a person – causing you pain and where the Lord is inviting to take the pain out of love?
This is your time for God and for yourself – a rare luxury given our busy and frantic lives Be generous with God and don’t shortchange yourself
How would you describe the present season of your life? Take this survey to prepare for our online Holy Week retreat
Every time you build a bridge you never know how far it can take those who eventually get to cross it
This is the heart of Easter – to allow the love of God and the power of that love to transform us The Easter invitation is clear: Empty your tomb
Complete with video clips and music to soothe the spirit the online Holy Week retreat runs from Holy Thursday to Holy Saturday
Ask the Lord to teach you how to do as he did: To drop the stone to forego flights and to discard the worldly crown
Are you willing to let God roll away the stone for you and to liberate you from your tomb?
Sometimes a sense of disquiet is but a sign that we are not in control because God is actively moving in our lives
Imagine yourself part of the scene feeling the mingled emotions of that first Easter morn: puzzlement excitement and fear
Holy Saturday is an invitation to do what Jesus did: to discard our crown It is a call to self dethronement
The dead Jesus of Holy Saturday buried in a tomb he could not even call his own is the very icon of utter poverty and powerlessness
The song which is really a prayer is called I Look to You covered by Boyce Avenue It is a plea for help in times of trouble
Lost and broken wings can mean many different things: the end of a cherished career the sudden death of dreams the loss of a good reputation
Life has a way of making us lose our wings and bruise our hearts We can opt to fight it but such a battle only embitters us
Imagine a slow painful and humiliating death and all throughout the process the antidote that can end all your suffering lies just within your reach
Imagine standing before the cross and seeing the Lord as described in these hauntingly vivid verses
Jesus showed that he was no slave to the human need for social approval and affirmation How about you?
The bottom line of course is a call to conversion which means nothing more than to come home to the Father
What would it take for you to drop your stone? What would it take for you to forgive?
When Simon Peter had drawn his sword our Lord immediately asked him to put it away It is the time not so much for fighting but for disarmament
Here was someone who could make even the stones sing And yet on the night of his betrayal and arrest there was only the silence of stones
It almost seems like our Lord had a plan to win Judas back that night It was however a plan that failed
Keep your eyes on the Lord imagining yourself among the disciples on this last night of Jesus’ earthly life
Imagine going without food – for 40 days in the desert – and suddenly right there amid the dunes you find a drive through that offers free burgers
Which type of temptation do you think you would find – or have found – hardest to resist? Why?