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Tagle on Palm Sunday 2019: Follow humble leaders

Apr 14, 2019 - 10:13 AM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle warns against the 'more attractive' tendency to follow the high and mighty

HUMILITY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle presides over the Palm Sunday Mass at the Manila Cathedral on April 14, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cardinal Tagle defends Nazareno devotees vs 'fanatic' tag

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:43 AM

'Ang tunay na deboto ay nagmamahal,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle in his homily on the 2019 Feast of the Black Nazarene

TRUE DEVOTION. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, says, unlike fanaticism, there is true love in a devotee. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[OPINYON] May panahon para manahimik, magsalita

Jun 27, 2018 - 4:30 PM

May panahon para basagin ang katahimikan, may panahon para magsalita. At ngayon na ang panahon na iyon.

PANAHON. Most Rev. Pablo Virgilio David gives a homily at Sts. Peter and John Parish on June 23. Photo courtesy of Angelo Mangahas

TRANSCRIPT: 'Touch wounds of Christ in others' – Cardinal Tagle

Apr 09, 2018 - 11:55 AM

'We see the true God only in the wounded Christ – wounded yet merciful,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle at the Word Exposed Easter Recollection

WORD EXPOSED. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle delivers the homily at the Word Exposed Easter Recollection on April 8, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

TRANSCRIPT: Cardinal Tagle's homily on Good Friday 2018

Mar 30, 2018 - 11:52 PM

'Papayagan ba natin ipako sa krus si Hesus? O baka meron tayong ibang poprotektahan na hari? Ano 'yung hari na isasalba natin?'

MOVING STORY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle wipes his tears as he recounts a moving story on Good Friday, March 30, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

'Put a stop to fake news’ – Cardinal Tagle

Mar 29, 2018 - 2:53 PM

On Maundy Thursday, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says Catholics are 'not called and consecrated to bring fake news, only Good News, especially through the integrity of our lives'

'STOP FAKE NEWS.' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle rallies against fake news during his homily for the Chrism Mass. Photo by Angie de Silva

TRANSCRIPT: Cardinal Tagle's homily on Palm Sunday 2018

Mar 25, 2018 - 11:04 PM

'Sa panahon natin ngayon, kay dami-raming sumusunod sa mga hari na ang ginagamit ay dahas, armas, pananakot – kapos na kapos sa pag-unawa at pakikiisa sa mga mahihina'

PALM SUNDAY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads the blessing of palms outside the Manila Cathedral on Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Tagle hits violent, arrogant 'kings' on Palm Sunday 2018

Mar 25, 2018 - 9:33 AM

'Tinatanong tayo ni Pilato: Sino ang pipiliin ninyo – ang mga Barabas ng panahon ngayon, o si Hesus, ang Hari?' says Cardinal Tagle as Holy Week 2018 begins

PALM SUNDAY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads the celebration of Palm Sunday which mark marks the start of Holy Week at The Manila Cathedral. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Cardinal Tagle on New Year's Eve: Think before speaking

Dec 31, 2017 - 10:29 PM

'Gusto natin ng kapayapaan, isara ang bibig. Pakinggan ang salita ng Diyos, ipasok sa puso at magnilay,' Cardinal Tagle says on New Year's Eve

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

TRANSCRIPT: Cardinal Tagle on the start of Lent

Mar 04, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Kapag walang masyadong nangyayaring pagbabago sa lipunan ang isa nating dapat tingnan ay ang loob

GENUINE CHANGE. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urges a change of heart as Catholics begin the penitential season of Lent. Photo by Eric Paul Guanlao/Archdiocese of Manila (www.rcam.org)

FULL TEXT: Cardinal Tagle's Easter homily

Mar 27, 2016 - 5:00 PM

My dear brothers and sisters Easter is a time to look for Jesus Those who look for Jesus will find Jesus

'BLOOD OF CHRIST.' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads the Mass in the evening of March 26, 2016, to celebrate Christianity's greatest feast – Easter. Photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

FULL TEXT: Cardinal Tagle's Good Friday homily

Mar 25, 2016 - 8:36 PM

Ang mundo natin ngayon wag kang magpapatalo Unahan Yapakan Ang hindi mayayapakan yan ang nakatupad ng kanyang misyon Kaya punong puno tayo ng inggitan siraan Bago ako maunahan tapakan ko na

GOOD FRIDAY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle slams the 'gospel of success' in his Good Friday homily on March 25, 2016. Photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

Cardinal Tagle hits ‘gospel of success’ in Good Friday homily

Mar 25, 2016 - 6:24 PM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says this misguided ambition has also led politicians to attack their rivals so they can win more votes

'GOSPEL OF SUCCESS.' In his Good Friday homily on March 25, 2016, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle criticizes the ways people take advantage of each other for the sake of a better life. Photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

Cardinal Tagle: True love involves service

Mar 25, 2016 - 12:05 AM

On Holy Thursday the Archbishop of Manila reminds his flock: Christ s death was in service to us

HOLY WEEK. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle holds the Blessed Sacrament in a procession on Holy Thursday, March 24, 2016. Photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

Cardinal Tagle hits false charity as Lent begins

Feb 10, 2016 - 3:36 PM

Charity ‘that only calls attention to oneself’ is an insult to the receiver Cardinal Tagle says on Ash Wednesday

'REPENT, BELIEVE.' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle marks foreheads with ashes on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016, the start of the 40-day penitential season of Lent. Photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

Cardinal Tagle on Nazareno: 'Siya ang humahawak sa atin'

Jan 09, 2016 - 7:12 AM

Hindi ka pabigat Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle says in a homily for devotees of the Black Nazarene

SOURCE OF HOPE. Filipino devotees jostle to reach a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila, Philippines, on January 9 2015. File photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Bishop's take on 'homily abuse' stirs debate

Apr 11, 2015 - 9:01 AM

Pope Francis himself says a homily should be brief and avoid taking on the semblance of a speech or a lecture

NO TO 'HOMILY ABUSE.' Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas challenges priests to deliver better homilies. File photo courtesy of CBCP News

Bishops on Easter: Remember Mamasapano, help the poor

Apr 04, 2015 - 7:06 PM

Let us behold the Risen Jesus in every needy person and see a neighbor a brother or sister Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says

HOUNDING FILIPINOS. Philippine officials in Villamor Air Base honor the 44 members of an elite police force who died in a botched operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, on January 25. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Holy Saturday retreat: Presence of peace

Apr 04, 2015 - 12:00 AM

Through his unconditional love on the cross Jesus taught us to look beyond the sins and shortcomings of others

Good Friday retreat: Absence of angels

Apr 03, 2015 - 12:00 AM

Sometimes it is the memory of ourselves being forgiven that will make possible our forgiving others

Holy Saturday retreat: Closing prayer

Apr 02, 2015 - 11:12 PM

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?

Bishop to priests: 'Stop the homily abuse'

Apr 02, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Long winding repetitious irrelevant unprepared homilies are signs of a sick spiritual life of the priest says Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas Homily abuse can harm souls

ADVICE TO PRIESTS. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, who is also president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines. File photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila/CBCPNews

Holy Thursday retreat: Silence of stones

Apr 02, 2015 - 12:00 AM

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

Holy Saturday retreat: The peace of Easter

Mar 31, 2015 - 11:12 PM

Easter hope brings peace even in the midst of turbulence

Preparing for our online Holy Week retreat

Mar 31, 2015 - 9:27 AM

How would you describe the present season of your life? Take this survey to prepare for our online Holy Week retreat

Holy Saturday retreat: Bridge-building

Mar 30, 2015 - 11:12 PM

Every time you build a bridge you never know how far it can take those who eventually get to cross it

Holy Saturday retreat: The Easter invitation

Mar 29, 2015 - 11:11 PM

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

Rappler hosts Jesuit's online Holy Week retreat

Mar 29, 2015 - 7:02 AM

Complete with video clips and music to soothe the spirit the online Holy Week retreat runs from Holy Thursday to Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday retreat: Learning from the Lord

Mar 28, 2015 - 10:54 PM

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

Holy Saturday retreat: The tomb of our old selves

Mar 27, 2015 - 10:47 PM

Are you willing to let God roll away the stone for you and to liberate you from your tomb?

Holy Saturday retreat: Making sense of disquiet

Mar 26, 2015 - 10:44 PM

Sometimes a sense of disquiet is but a sign that we are not in control because God is actively moving in our lives

Holy Saturday retreat: Stone, angel, and empty tomb

Mar 25, 2015 - 10:41 PM

Imagine yourself part of the scene feeling the mingled emotions of that first Easter morn: puzzlement excitement and fear

Holy Saturday retreat: 'An absolutely powerless God'

Mar 24, 2015 - 10:40 PM

Holy Saturday is an invitation to do what Jesus did: to discard our crown It is a call to self dethronement

Holy Saturday retreat: 'This man's life was a failure'

Mar 23, 2015 - 10:36 PM

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

Good Friday retreat: Closing prayer

Mar 16, 2015 - 11:17 PM

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

Good Friday retreat: Lost and broken wings

Mar 15, 2015 - 10:48 PM

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

Good Friday retreat: Losing our wings

Mar 14, 2015 - 10:47 PM

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

Good Friday retreat: From 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Mar 13, 2015 - 10:36 PM

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

Good Friday retreat: Suffering Servant of Yahweh

Mar 12, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Imagine standing before the cross and seeing the Lord as described in these hauntingly vivid verses

Good Friday retreat: Lenten temptation

Mar 11, 2015 - 10:26 PM

Jesus showed that he was no slave to the human need for social approval and affirmation How about you?

Holy Thursday retreat: Closing prayer

Mar 10, 2015 - 11:02 PM

The bottom line of course is a call to conversion which means nothing more than to come home to the Father

Holy Thursday retreat: The Lord's invitations

Mar 08, 2015 - 10:59 PM

What would it take for you to drop your stone? What would it take for you to forgive?

Holy Thursday retreat: The arrest of Jesus

Mar 06, 2015 - 10:50 PM

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

Holy Thursday retreat: Night of silence

Mar 04, 2015 - 10:38 PM

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

Holy Thursday retreat: Turning stones into bread

Mar 02, 2015 - 10:34 PM

It almost seems like our Lord had a plan to win Judas back that night It was however a plan that failed

Holy Thursday retreat: At the Last Supper

Feb 28, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Keep your eyes on the Lord imagining yourself among the disciples on this last night of Jesus’ earthly life

Holy Thursday retreat: 'Free burgers' in the desert

Feb 26, 2015 - 10:28 PM

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

Holy Thursday retreat: 3 temptations, 3 basic needs

Feb 24, 2015 - 10:24 PM

Which type of temptation do you think you would find – or have found – hardest to resist? Why?

Holy Thursday retreat: Temptation in the desert

Feb 20, 2015 - 8:22 PM

Think about the 3 temptations and ask yourself: Which one might have been the toughest for the Lord to resist? Why?

Holy Thursday retreat: Opening prayer

Feb 18, 2015 - 9:03 AM

As you listen to the Beatles song In My Life think of the people and places you hold dearest in your life