Marine Forum Draws Huge Audience

Young and old environment enthusiasts – around 220 in all — filled the CFA Auditorium to overflowing on November 23rd, to participate inthe discussion of the issues surrounding the topic “Our Marine Resource: Highly Diverse, Highly Threatened.” This was the last forum in this year’s Coffeehouse Series organized by the Communication Foundation for Asia to

Why God Became Man?

The Communication Foundation for Asia wishes you A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A BLESSED NEW YEAR! Today’s Gospel:  John 1:1-18 REFLECTIONPerhaps the most effective way to view and to understand the Incarnation is to see it against the background of Levitical law. There were very strict Mosaic laws which governed the redemption of property and

The Horn Of Salvation

Today’s Gospel:  Luke 1:67-79 REFLECTIONToday’s Gospel mentions the “horn of salvation.” The image of a horn was often used by ancient writers to describe certain facets of truth. The figure was also used in a Messianic sense to indicate that one possessed of superlative strength would one day descend from the house of David. Psalm

A Boyfriend’s Dilemma

Today’s Gospel:  Matthew 1:18-24 REFLECTIONThe Gospel for today narrates when Joseph (then engaged to be married to Mary) discovered that she was with child.  At that point, Joseph did not know that Mary conceived a child by the Holy Spirit.  What to do about the situation? A Jewish wedding was generally arranged in three stages.

Film and Faith Goes To Cebu

On 15-16 January 2008, the Communication Foundation for Asia will reprise its enormously popular Film and Faith Seminar outside of Manila, again with the international media educator and film critic Fr. Peter Malone, MSC. CFA will partner with a local NGO, the Dilaab Foundation, to organize the seminar at the Buttenbruch Hall of the University

Board of Trustees Re-elected

Foundation members gathered at CFA for their annual meeting last November 9, 2007, and re-elected the CFA Board of Trustees for another one-year term 2007-08. The officers of the CFA Board were also re-elected, retaining Fr. Tito Maratas, MSC, as chairman, Fr. Filoteo Pelingon, MSC, as President, Fr. Abundio Babor as Vice President, and Fr.

No. 1 Song In The Biblical Hit Chart

Today’s Gospel:  Luke 1:46-56 REFLECTION And Mary said:    “My soul glorifies the Lord     and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,  for he has been mindful       of the humble state of his servant.    From now on all generations will call me blessed,     for the Mighty One has done great things

The Joyous “Tsikahan” Between Two Women

Today’s Gospel:  Luke 1:39-45 REFLECTION Today’s Gospel tells of Mary’s visit to her cousing Elizabeth. “And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste into a city of Judah; and entered into the house of Zacharias and saluted Elizabeth.” The term “in those days” probably infers it took Mary a

Finding Favor From God

Today’s Gospel:  Luke 1:26-38 REFLECTION “But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God.” Every person who trusts in God’s love has found favor or felt blessed in life whatever form that may be. Today’s Gospel talks about  Mary being favored by God.  Mary is an ordinary

To Be Like John

Today’s Gospel:  Luke 1:5-25 REFLECTION “He will turn many of the people of Israel to the Lord their God.  With the spirit and power of Elijah he will go before him, to turn the hearts of parents to their children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, to make ready a people prepared