More Than Speed

Luke 13: 22-30 “Indeed, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.” REFLECTION As humans, we always try to get ahead. We break lines to be served first, overtake others on the road, downplay our opponents’s talents for our own to shine the most. Everyday is a constant

Fr Malone to Return for Film and Faith 2

In the cinema industry, every successful film spawns a sequel. After the Communication Foundation for Asia’s successful seminar on Film and Faith in January 2007, there is also a sequel in the works. In January 2008, Fr Peter Malone, MSC, returns to CFA for Film and Faith 2, a seminar on movies for values education.

Brighten Your Day with A Ray of Sunshine

There is a bright new feature that now regularly appears on the CFA’s website: A Ray of Sunshine. This is a daily reflection designed to uplift the spirits of website readers. A Ray of Sunshine looks at the ordinariness and complexities of life with fresh insight and resolve. It also deals mainly with societal issues,

Think Big, Act Small

Luke 13:18-21 REFLECTION “What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? It is like a grain of mustard seed which a man took and sowed in his garden; and it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air made nests in its branches.” (Lk 13:18-19) Like

“Tilamsik”to be Broadcast in January 2008

The Communication Foundation for Asia’s media support for Pondo ng Pinoy is now in full swing. After an illustrated booklet series on Pondo Stories circulated nationwide as an insert in CFA’s Gospel Komiks Magazine this school year, and the video documentary “Pondo ng Pinoy and the Fullness of Life” released last June, now comes a

‘Dear Peace’ Exhibit Launched and Traveling

Eyes were moist and the room was perfectly still for a few seconds after the video premiere showing of “Dear Peace” at the Ramon Avance?a High School conference area in Quiapo, Manila. The CFA video documentary was launched on the occasion of the International Day of Peace last September 21st. The responsive school audience included

Fr. McDonagh Bares Climate Change Risks

Internationally known environmental advocate and author Fr. Sean McDonagh used catchy songs and vivid powerpoint images to enliven his presentation on “Climate Change in Asia: Its Ethics, Spirituality and Challenges” on September 20, 2007. The forum at the CFA Auditorium was the sixth offering in the CFA Coffeehouse Environmental Series this year. Fr. Sean McDonagh

Nothing Can Separate Us From God

“O God, be merciful to me a sinner.” (Lk. 18:13) REFLECTION I committed a sin. I hurt someone by something that I said. I felt so bad about myself and I felt so ashamed because I knew that I hurt not only another person but also God who is loving. I started putting myself down

The Destiny of Barren Trees

Luke 13:6-9 [Jesus] spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none. Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree and find none: cut it down;

Inadequate Sight

Lk 12:54-59 “You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky; why do you not know how to interpret the present time?” REFLECTION The first thing which this passage teaches us is the duty of noticing the signs of the times. A sign is something material or external that