Christmas is the most joyous time of the year, as the saying goes. And it certainly seems so in the Philippines, where we can also say that it’s the most anticipated time of the year. Christmas décor starts going up in the homes in September and carols can be heard
The First IVE Family Day was held in the Philippines on the day of the Solemnity of Jesus Christ, the Universal King, and the King of All Families. The gathering at the IVE seminary included also all the members of our Religious Family of the IVE and the 3rd Order.
Every year during the semester break, which usually is from the last week of October to the first week of November, the seminarians especially foreigners who stay back to guard the seminary go out for a short cultural trip for a week to different parts of the Philippines. These cultural
It was not exactly planes, trains and automobiles, but rather with cars, trucks, jeepneys, tricycles, and squeezed into transportation normally used to ferry their livestocks, they streamed towards the Seminary of Our Lady of Sheshan for the Catechism Retreat which gathers together the children receiving catechism from the Apostolates where
Translated from 'La Vocacion de America' of Zacarias de Vizcarra. The feast of October 12 is not only worthy of interest for the American nations and for Spain. Pope Leo XII in Quarto Abeunte Saeculo said that “it is fitting that an event from which all have derived benefit
*"Reyna" y "prayle" son las palabras tagalo para "Reina" y "Fraile". La cultura católica de Filipinas proviene de las grandes y heroicas actividades misioneras de los frailes, que fueron los fundadores de la sociedad filipina. Para ellos, Manila era la "Nueva Jerusalén", incluso se había convertido en una "Nueva Roma",